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

7/28/2015 - 10:30 AM
Storytime

7/28/2015 - 3:00 PM
Vacation & Tour Groups

7/31/2015 - 10:30 AM
Storytime

8/3/2015 - 1:00 PM
Juggle Man, Mat Emerick

8/3/2015 - 3:00 PM
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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 User Survey

We are running a library user survey through the month of July. Your responses help us understand what we're doing well, and what we could do better. Please take a moment to fill out and return a survey, available at the front check out desk. Thank you for your participation!


Adult Coloring Club
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.


R.E.A.D. to a Dog
August 12 & 26, 11:00 am - noon

Specially trained therapy animals in the Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program are the perfect partners for young readers, allowing children to enjoy reading and build self-confidence. Call 810-724-8043 to sign up for a 15 minute session with Megan, our R.E.A.D. dog.


Book Sales at the Farmer's Market
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!


Summer in the City
Summer Reading for Kids and Teens

Summer Reading ends August 7. Have you gotten your book prize yet?

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.


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.


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!


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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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