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Discover Michigan using your library card, check out a pass for one of Michigan's premiere cultural attractions! Click on the balloon below for more details. Program runs from May 24, 2015 thru May 23, 2016.

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Upcoming Events

9/1/2015 - 10:00 AM
Library Card Sign Up Month Begins

9/5/2015 - 10:00 AM
Library Closed

9/7/2015 - 10:00 AM
Library Closed

9/8/2015 - 6:30 PM
Adult Coloring Club

9/10/2015 - 6:30 AM
Paper Bag Writers

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FY 2016 Budget Hearing
September 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm


            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Thursday, September 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library, Imlay City Branch, 211 N. Almont Ave., Imlay City, Michigan, the District Library Board of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will hold a public hearing to consider the Library’s proposed budget for the period from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.
            The Board may not adopt its proposed budget until after the public hearing. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Library, 211 N. Almont Ave., Imlay City, Michigan. All interested parties will be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing regarding the proposed budget.
            The property tax millage rate to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.
            This notice is given by order of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library Board.
                                                RUTH HUGHES MEMORIAL DISTRICT LIBRARY BOARD
Posted 8-12-15
Holiday Closing Hours
September 5 - 7

Both branches of the library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Saturday, September 5 and Monday, September 7. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 8.

Everyone at the library wishes you and your family a safe and happy holiday weekend!

Book Sales at the Farmer's Market
September 17 & October 15, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Stop by the library table at the Imlay City Farmer's Market and browse our used book sale. We're there  from 1:00 - 3:00 pm (weather permitting) on the third Thursday of each month, May - October. Donations help fund library programs and special purchases. Thank you for your support!
Computer Lab Closed for Quickbooks Classes
Tuesdays, September 22 - November 3, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

On Tuesday evenings from September 22 through November 3, the computer lab will be closed to the public from 5:30 to 8:00 pm for Quickbooks classes.
Pre-Overdue Notices by Email
Now Available

By popular request, we now offer pre-overdue notices by email. Just give us your current email address, and you'll automatically get notification messages 2 days before your items are due. Avoid late fees and save money!

Library Newsletter
Fall 2015

There's lots going on at the library! Get all the details from our newsletter.

Click here to see the Fall newsletter for September, October and November.
MeL Minute
Online Resources from the Michigan Electronic Library

Chilton Repair Manuals Online

Vehicle enthusiasts have long used print versions of Chilton Repair Manuals to do their own auto repairs, and now, electronic versions of hundreds of these manuals are available in the MeL database Chilton Library.  Labor estimating, bulletins/recalls, maintenance, and repair are included as are wiring and vacuum diagrams, close-up photographs, and more.  Start out by selecting the year, make and model to see what is available for your vehicle.  Model years 1940 (select makes) to the present, trucks, SUVs, imports and domestic, are all included. 

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