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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

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

8/3/2015 - 3:00 PM
Tour MeL

8/4/2015 - 10:30 AM
Storytime

8/6/2015 - 2:00 PM
Doodles in the Dark

8/7/2015 - 10:00 AM
Summer Reading Ends

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Our website is being moved to a new server over the first two weeks of August. Standard issues that often arise during site migration include:

-occasional blips in connectivity, typically short in duration
-content management problems, such as broken links, missing documents, faulty images, or a temporary inability to upload new or revise existing content

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through this important process.


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!


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.


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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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