August is full of kid's programs! Also find out which books are being released in August, get the Rabid Reader book club news, and more in this newsletter. The Summer Reading Program is in the final month - and lots of fun activities are planned ! You can always get updated from our website at . Or find us on Facebook! 

Mark your calendar with these fun events for children and families, plus a teen only and an  adult only  event. Click hyperlinks in the text below, if available, for more information from our website. Remember that ALL Mason County District Library events are FREE. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For details on each of these events at any time, check our website ( and Facebook for details. You can also contact the Ludington Library at (231) 843-8465 or the Scottville Library at (231) 757-2588.

 Ludington Activities
  • Monday, July 31, 1 pm - Water day
  • Monday, August 7, 1 pm - Museum to Go
  • Friday, August 11, 7 pm - Galen Bundy Piano Trio Jazz concert, 7 pm in Ludington Library's West Shore Bank Room
  • Friday, August 11, 8 pm - Perseids Party at the Ludington State Park Beach House
  • Monday, August 14, 1 pm - Flipstar Gymnastics
  • Monday, August 21, 1 pm - Eclipse Party
  • Monday, August 28, 1 pm - Friendship Day

  • Adult Craft Night starts up again in September, on Tuesday, 9/5. More details coming!

    Quidditch every Friday in Ludington at 4 pm through August 25.

    Scottville Activities
  • Wednesday, August 2, 1:00 to 4:00 pm - Circus
  • Thursday, August 3, 6 pm - Teen Movie Night (every 1st Thursday)
  • Wednesday, August 9, 1 pm - Build a Better Tower Challenge
  • Wednesday, August 16, 1 pm - Super Secret Pizza Party
  • Wednesday, August 23, 1 pm - Art Attack
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2 pm and 4 pm - Puppet Show

  • Art lessons every Friday in Scottville at 4 pm, through August 25.

    Book Discussion Group 
    The "Rabid Reader" Book Club welcomes new members anytime at the Ludington Library. Meetings are on the third Friday of each month, 9:30 am, at the Ludington Library. 

    This month's meeting is August 18. The club is discussing "Black-Eyed Susans" by Julia Heaberlin.

    New Books at our Libraries in August
    Find out which bestselling books will be arriving at your libraries. The list is sorted two different ways, by date and by author, all in the same file. Call us at (231) 843-8465 or (231) 757-2588 to place a hold on these popular titles.

    Spring / Summer Hours
    Ludington and Scottville Libraries are open:

    9 am - 8 pm
    9 am - 8 pm
    9 am - 8 pm
    9 am - 6 pm
    9 am - 6 pm
    9 am - 5 pm

    *We will be closed Sundays starting Sunday, May 28, throughout the summer. 

    Digital Saturdays
    On Saturdays, from 12 noon to 4:30 pm, see Lisa at the Ludington Library to learn about borrowing ebooks, audiobooks, and more on a tablet or smart phone. More details on what you need to know here: Digital Borrowing.

    If you are in the Scottville area, Chris is also available for digital help on Wednesday evenings between 5:00 and 8:00 pm. 

    Questions? Call (231) 843-8465 or email 

    Access the Library's digital collection online from our front webpage: