Exhibits, Displays and
The Gift of the Magi, the short story written by O. Henry about a poor, young couple at Christmas and their story about buying gifts for each other. The story can be read online.
Book Discussion: Adventure in Winter
Sponsored by Friends of the Portage Public Library
@ Portage Public Library
5:30 pm, Brown bag. Coffee & tea provided
February 2: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho led by Lawrence Gramer
March 2: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer led by Hans Jensen
** April 13: Pick a sea adventure: Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
(Choose 1) The Sea Runner by Ivan James Hall
Sailing Around the World Alone by Joshua Slocum
or a sea adventure of Joseph Conrad or Herman Melville
Led by Charles Bradley
May 4: Endurance by Alfred Lansing led by Jane Considine
If the Portage School System cancels school, then the book discussion will be held on the following Monday.
if you need a ride, contact Sue at 742-7844.
Job Search Club & Career Workshops
Every Wednesday in September & October
@ 1:00-3:00 pm
Includes interview skills and resume & cover letters
January 15, 22 & 29
February 19& 26
Mystery Lovers Book Club
Do you love a good mystery? Are you interested in reading and discussing mysteries with other like-minded people? Then sign up for our MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK CLUB. This is a daytime book discussion group with books chosen by the members. We meet at 1:30 to 2:30 the second Tuesday of the month here at the Library. New members always welcome--come and bring a friend!
NEXT UP FOR DISCUSSION:
The club will meet in the library's Sanderson
January 13, 2015
Do you love a good mystery? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with like-minded people? Sign up for the library's MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK CLUB. This is a daytime book discussion group with titles chosen by participants. The group meets from 1:30 to 2:30 the second Tuesday of the month at the Library. Discussions lead by Sheril Lannoye, library adult programmer. New members are always welcome!
Next Mystery Lovers Book Club
Tuesday, January 13 , 2015
held in the Sanderson Room
Whoever thought small-town retirement coudl be this dangerous? Retired dentist Paul Osborne hasn't fly-fished since his wife died. He hasn't had a woman tell him what to do since then either. But in the company of Lewellyn Ferris, he's relearning both. And when he and his lady instructor find a well-dressed body floating in the moonlight, Paul adds "deputy" to his list of experiences...
Whether the death is accidental--or accidentally on purpose--Llewellyn is determine to reel in the truth. She enlist Paul and his walleye-expert buddy, Ray, to help her get to the bottom of the murky mystery.
BASIC ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER HELP is now available. Someone will be available to help with your computer questions. The type of help includes: using a mouse, searching on the Internet, job applications, setting up e-mail. Times are 10-11 am or 11-12 noon with Kelly on Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30- 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays with Sheril. Call 608-742-4959 to sign up or find out available dates .