Michigan Activity Pass

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

7/3/2015 - 10:00 AM
Library Closed

7/4/2015 - 10:00 AM
Library Closed

7/6/2015 - 2:00 PM
Superhero Showdown

7/6/2015 - 3:00 PM
Identity Theft

7/7/2015 - 10:30 AM

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Holiday Closing Hours
July 3 and 4

Both branches of the library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. We will reopen on Monday, July 6. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!


Summer in the City
Summer Reading for Kids and Teens

Summer Reading kicks off on June 29.

Visit the library for your first badge and start your reading adventure! Every time you get a new badge you can put your name on the Summer in the City board and let everyone know what you’ve been up to!

See all the badges at the library or by clicking the badge list here.

MAP - Michigan Activity Pass
May 24, 2015 - May 23, 2016

Where do you want to go? What do you want to do? Wherever and whatever, MAP is for you!

With MAP, you can find places to pet a sea urchin, go underground and explore a mine, climb to the top of a lighthouse, and much, much more!

MAP is the place to obtain free or reduced cost passes to Michigan's state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, and state historic sites, along with museums, art centers, zoos, aquariums, farms, nature centers, parks, planetariums, and many more cultural attractions across our great state. Over 370 sites participate in MAP, giving you a different place to explore every day of the year.

Click here to see a brochure listing all the participating sites, then click on the MAP hot air balloon on the left side of our webpage and get started on your travels today!

Adult Coloring Club
July 14 & August 11, 6:30 pm

This is not your kids' coloring club!  We'll provide coloring pages, colored pencils, and markers, you provide the inspiration.  Relax and enjoy a fun, creative stress relief evening.  This group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Call 810-724-8043 to sign up.

Book Sales at the Farmer's Market
July 16, August 20: 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!

New Computer Classes

We're introducing a whole series of new computer classes this summer, including sessions on Facebook, Safe Online Shopping, Cooking Sites, Smart Phones, Identity Theft, Vacation Sites, Crafting Sites, a MeL Tour, and a Senior Computer Club. Pick up a flier at the information desk for the complete schedule and more details. All classes are free but registration is required to reserve a space.

Library Newsletters

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

Click here to see the Summer newsletter for June, July and August.

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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