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"You are the same today that you are going to be in five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read."

—Charles Jones

 
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Welcome to the Leelanau Township Library

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Located at 119 E. Nagonaba Street in Northport, Michigan, our library issues borrower’s cards to all residents and visitors free of charge. Welcome!

The Library will be CLOSED on Saturday, July 4th but the BOOK SALE WILL TAKE PLACE on the 4th from 9:00 to 3:00 in the Township Hall


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Introducing our Up North Digital KIDS collection This site only includes content with juvenile titles and subjects. 
To return to the main adult overdrive collection, click on the “main” home icon at the top of the site. 

 

                                                                      The Friends of the Leelanau Township Library is now a 501(c)(3) organization!


 UPCOMING EVENTS and Announcements:

Wigglers always meet on Thursdays at a new time -  10:30 in the Children's Corner. Everyone is welcome!

School Age Story Time in the Leelanau Township Hall on Fridays at 10:30 beginning June 19


We are NO LONGER accepting books for our annual Book Sale to be held on July 4th in the Township Hall


                                                                                                     

FRIENDS OF THE LEELANAU TOWNSHIP LIBRARY

SUMMER WRITERS SERIES

Tuesdays ----- June 30, & July 7, 14, 21, 28 ----- 7:30pm

Anne-Marie Oomen   

“Love, Sex, and 4-H”  

June 30th 

Anne-Marie Oomen is founding editor of Dunes Review, former president of Michigan Writers, Inc., serves as instructor of creative writing at Interlochen Arts Academy, ICCA Writer’s Retreat, and Solstice MFA at Pine Manor College, MA. 

Terry Wooten  

 “The Stone Circle Poems”

July 7th

Terry Wooten created Stone Circle near Elk Rapids, Michigan.

He is a two-time recipient of the Michigan Creative Artist Award. Wooten is a living legend on the Midwest arts scene and his Stone Circle is a cherished institution.

Jim Tobin   

“The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency”

July 14th

James Tobin is professor of Media, Journalism, and

Film at Miami University, in Ohio. His book, Ernie Pyle's War, won the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography.

Karen Trolenberg   

“Flight of Megizzewas”

July 21st

Karen Trolenberg is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.  She was inspired when a bald eagle flew overhead, as she kayaked down the Platte River. Her great-great-grandfather had rescued a fledgling bald eagle in 1917.


Loreen Niewenhuis

“Great Lakes Island Adventure”

July 28th

Loreen Niewenhuis grew up in Michigan. She has an M.A. in Science and an MFA from Spalding University. Her 2009 work,

Scar Tissue, was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award. Loreen has written three 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventure Books.



ART IN THE CORNER
July 2015
Barbara Waddell - Fiber Artist
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