Help us to plan for the Library’s future!



Want to get more involved in your community? Attend a focus group session!

These on-hour sessions are limited to 8 participants each. The groups take a deeper dive into library trends and future priorities through discussion.

To register visit:

  • In-person focus group sessions will be held on June 13, 2022. In-person sessions will be held at PWPL, Marquette Township Hall, and West Branch Township Hall. Visit registration link for full session listing.
  • Virtual focus group sessions will be held via zoom on June 15 and 16, 2022. Visit registration link for full session listing.


Community Survey 

The community survey will be available from June 1 – June 30, 2022.

To participate visit:


Background Info

The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees hired Fast Forward Libraries at their March board meeting. Fast Forward Libraries (FFL) will facilitate the upcoming strategic planning process in partnership with the PWPL Strategic Planning Team. Our planning team is comprised of the following members:

  • Anne Donohue, President PWPL Board of Trustees
  • Steve Schmunk, PWPL Board of Trustees
  • Natasha Lantz, Township Advisory Council Member, West Branch Township
  • Paul Marin, Township Advisory Council Member, Marquette Township
  • Andrea Ingmire, Library Director
  • Amy Salminen, Adult Services Department Head
  • Heather Steltenpohl, Development Director
  • Sarah Rehborg, Youth Services Department Head

Funding for this project generously provided by a private donor.