PWPL has rolled back to Curbside and Digital Resources for the immediate future. Curbside hours are:
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees has adopted a re-open plan in a six-stage approach. See the graphic below.
Yes! You can schedule curbside pickups here.
Return materials to the PWPL parking lot book drop or the one located just inside the entryway on the right side. Other drop boxes available to deposit materials include Sands Park, the Westwood Mall (Near main entrance), Chocolay Township Hall, and outside the Skandia Township Hall.
The circulation drop boxes will not be available as all materials need to be quarantined before their return.
Borrowing During Express Walk-In
Yes! Come in anytime during our express walk-in hours, M-W, 3 pm-6 pm and Th-Sat, 10 am-1 pm, to browse for books. We prefer visits stay under an hour.
Please only return materials in the following exterior drop boxes. The drop slots at the circulation desk will no longer be accepting returns.
- PWPL parking lot
- PWPL Foyer, right side upon entry
- Sands at the Sands Park
- Marquette at the Westwood Mall in front of the former Younkers store
- Chocolay at the Chocolay Township Hall outside the main door.
- Skandia outside the Township Hall
No. The library will be waiving all fines generated during this time.
We are waiving currently waiving fees. No accounts will be referred to collections during this time.
You can now pick up holds during our express walk-in hours or schedule a curbside pick up after you are notified that your materials are in.
Please call 906-228-9510 if you want help canceling holds.
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 $3,000 in content to Overdrive. Many other UP libraries have added additional content as well.
Yes, you can drop off batteries to be recycled inside the parking lot doors.
Library Accounts During Phase 4
Yes. Come to the library during our express walk-in hours to get a PWPL card. Bring your identification. You'll need proof of residency if your address differs from your ID, like a piece of mail. You can also register for digital access by clicking here.
Library cards for non-residents are available for the following costs:
3 months for $30
6 months for $60
12 months for $115
Come to the circulation desk during express walk-in hours with your photo identification. If your ID address differs from your current address, bring proof of residency, like a piece of mail.
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.
Computers are available for one-hour time slots on the second floor during PWPL's express walk-in hours. You can also get faxes, scanning, and printing done during this time period.
Monday – Wednesday: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Yes. Call 906-226-4311 to make an appointment to have an exam proctored by one of our reference librarians. Learn more here https://pwpl.info/proctoring/
Yes. Call 906-226-4311 to make an appointment to get a passport.
If you accidentally brought PWPL materials home with you, simply place them in
your local library's return box, and they will come back to us.