Find May activities, new books, and more listed below. We have a quiet month of May planned, so we'll be geared up for the Summer Reading Program which kicks off early in June. Look for the June Newsletter for details! Also check out our website at

Mark your calendar with these fun events for children and families, plus some teen and adult only events. 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
  • Friday, May 5, 4 pm - Smart Girls

  • Scottville Activities
  • Tuesday, May 2, 3 - 5:30 pm, Family Craft
  • Thursday, May 4, 6 pm - Teen Movie Night
  • Tuesday, May 9, 6 pm - Adult Craft Night
  • Saturday, May 13, 10 am, Stuffed Animal Tea Party

    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 May 19. The club is reading the fictional work "The Awakening" by Kate Chopin, copyright 1899.

    New Books in May
    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.

    Our libraries will be closed on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. We reopen for normal hours at 9 am on Tuesday, May 30.  

    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
    12 noon - 4 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: