The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees has adopted a re-open plan in a six-stage approach. See the graphic below.
Curbside service will start Monday, June 15, 2020.
The book drop at the library will reopen on Monday, June 8, 2020.
Borrowing During the Closure
The downtown book drop outside the Peter White Public Library will reopen on Monday, June 8, 2020. The township book drops will open at a later time to be announced.
Due dates for digital collections still apply and automatically expire.
No. The library will be waiving all fines generated during this closure.
We are waiving all late fees after March 17. No accounts will be referred to collections during this time.
We currently have hundreds of items waiting to be pulled and scheduled for pick-up--
several times our normal volume. We hope to get all wanted items to
Could you please log-in to your account with your library barcode and pin
(direct link: https://tinyurl.com/y77yt8ko or the “My Account” link on the
pwpl.info website) and verify that you still want the items on your list?
If not, please click the box next to the item and choose “Cancel” from the
options below. If you are still interested in the items, no action is
We will notify you when you can schedule a pick-up time.
Everyone will be better served if we only pull items patrons still want.
Please call 906/228-9510 if you want help canceling holds.
No. We are exploring options and will update library users with any changes.
Items that were on our hold shelf from other libraries were sent back to their home libraries. Holds that included items from PWPL's shelves are still waiting for patrons and we will get those to you shortly.
Yes. You can now check out 6 books from Libby by Overdrive, and place up to 4 books on hold.
YES! PWPL has added an additional $3000 in content to Overdrive. Many other UP libraries have added additional content as well.
The Peter White Public Library has been following Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders. With the State of Michigan moving into Phase 4 of the reopen plan, we will reopen the book drop on June 8, and start to offer Curbside service on June 15, 2020.
We will use the utmost caution to avoid spreading the virus.
Library Accounts During the Closure
Yes. Register for a library card by clicking here.
Not at this time.
Yes. The Peter White Public Library is temporarily unblocking cards through the closure period. We are doing this as patrons individually request it. Requests can be made by calling the Reference Desk at (906)226-4311 or email email@example.com
Yes. You can register for a library card by clicking here.
Services During the Closure
Many online services are available during the closure.
Stay connected to the Peter White Public Library by:
*visiting our website.
We’re also open for phone, email and chat (via Facebook). Visit the Contact Us page or call the Reference Desk at (906)226-4311 or the Youth Services Desk at (906)226-4323.