Our Mission

The mission of the Cheboygan Area Public Library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire community in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful and professional.

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Summer Reading Finale Party August 2nd @ 6:00

Celebrate with the amazing Katy BEE! She will lead our finale party for readers with her hula hoop and juggling show. Join in on the silliness with laughter yoga, music and dancing. Prize baskets will be awarded! Sweet treats will be served. Our "Books are Sweet" Summer Reading Finale Party will be fantastic fun! Registration is not required. Everyone is welcome! See you tomorrow at 6:00 :)

What's Happening at the Library?

Check out the Event Calendar to see what is happening at the Library!

Library Calendar of Events

Honey Bees - Better Together

Thursday, August 17th @ 6:00

On Thursday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m. you are invited to an educational and entertaining honey bee program presented by beekeeper Don Snoeyink from Thornapple Woodlands LLC. Don is passionate about bees. Witness the life cycle of the honey bee and see how bees gather nectar from flowers and turn it into honey. He will discuss how bees pollinate and the importance of pollination for our food supply. Safely view live honey bees in an observation hive. A taste of honey from a real beehive will be offered and you may sign up to make a hand rolled beeswax candle to take home. Registration required for candle making as supplies are limited. Good listeners ages 5 through adult are welcome. Call (231) 627-2381 or buzz over to the library to register for the candle making portion. Registration to attend the presentation only is not required.

Turn the Page The Bob Seger Story

with author Ph.D. Edward Sarkis Balian

Wednesday, September 6th @ 6:00

Join us as author Dr. Balian presents an entertaining summary of his biography of rock legend Bob Seger followed by a very interactive question and answer session. Balian's informal style of presentation, filled with interesting facts and fun is not simply a book “reading.”

Author Ph.D. Edward Sarkis Balian pictured here with Bob's wife Nita Seger.

Dr. Edward Sarkis Balian’s 13th book, Turn the Page, includes inside Bob Seger stories, drawing on interviews, his composing, band personnel, recording sessions, tours, and his very private personal life. Turn the Page is a must for any true Bob Seger fan as this is the only Bob Seger biography. The book is over 280 pages, with over 60 color and black and white images, and over 220 well-documented footnotes. 

Like A Rock is the thirteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Seger, released in 1986.

A #1 hit in 1987 on Billboard Hot 100, Shakedown, was recorded by Bob Seger and featured on the Beverly Hills Cop II soundtrack.

Project based learning for beginners and intermediate sewers. Ages 9 and up welcome.

$30 includes supplies and instruction during four class sessions. Register today for Saturday Sewing!

Monday Drawing four week session with Ms. Kimberly begins August 7th at 10:00. $20 fee includes instruction for four classes and all supplies. Ages 9 and up welcome. Sign up required please.

Upcoming Teen Program!

TEEN Take & Read 2023:

Books & Bites!

Calling all 8th-12th Graders! Join the Books & Bites Take & Read Book Club!

Call or stop by the Library to sign up!

Free to participate.

Receive a free book each month

Enjoy a night of free food and book discussion with friends.

Help choose the books.

Next Teen Book Club meeting

August 31st at 3:30


Tech Help @ The Library

Fridays 11am-2pm

Call or stop in to the Library to schedule a time to receive one-on-one help with your phone, tablet, laptop, e-readers, or other device!

This is a free service provided by the Cheboygan Library. 

Follow Cheboygan Area Public Library on Facebook to stay up to date on programs and important updates. You may also follow cheboyganlibrary on Instagram. #what's on the cart Wednesday is just one of the fun posts you'll find on our Insta. Follow us to be in the know!

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan Blood Drive will take place at the Cheboygan Public Library on Thursday, September 28th from 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Click the link below to sign up and safe a life!

Sign up for the September 28th Blood Drive Here!

What does the Library Offer?

Want a quick highlight of your library?

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Library Collection

Browse the Collection!

Find your next read here!

Get a Library Card!

Read the Library Card Policy here!


Library Services

Use a Community Room

Check out the Community Room Use Options/Application!

Host a movie night for your group!

Check out the Library's Swank movie license here!

Need a Notary? The library has one!

Please call ahead to make an appointment. The service is free.

New Laminating Services!

Library of Things

The Library of Things collection is growing! Check out what we offer!

Card & Board Games

Cooking Tools, Instruments, Crafts, Art Supplies, Disks for Disc Golf.

Outdoor Games!

Looking for fun games to play in the backyard or to take with you on a family camping trip? We have cornhole bean bag toss, ring toss, Yardzee, a portable Badmiton set, Kan Jam, Deluxe Disc Golf set, plus more. Stop in and check out the outdoor games! Visit our website for a full list of items available in our Library of Things.

Digital Resources

Check out this step-by-step guide to help you get started with the digital resources!

How to Access Your Digital Library

Do you have the PAC2 App?

Library patrons can now download the PAC2 app to their smartphone or tablet and have instant access to our library catalog at their fingertips. The app has all the features of our online catalog. Browse our collection, place holds and renew books online. The PAC2 app can store your library card so if you leave home without your card just open the app select your card and scan to check out. Download this free app from Google Play or the Apple App Store or stop by the library, our staff is happy to assist you!

Check it out! New Partner Libraries means more access in Libby!

Introducing hoopla! A new digital service!


Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. HOOPLA syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. And it's all FREE thanks to your public library!

Explore Hoopla Now!


We have partnered with Michigan Department of Health & Human Services to provide free rapid test kits to our community. Stock up on kits for yourself or claim up to five per household. If you are feeling unwell or have a confirmed exposure please park in our curbside pick-up parking, call the library & someone will run some kits out to you.

Meet your Library Advocates!

Library Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a volunteer group that represents the townships and school district the Library serves.

Visit the Board of Trustees page on the Library's website here:

About the Library Board

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is an amazing group of volunteers who support the mission of the Library!

Visit the Friends page on the Library's website here:

About the Friends of the Library

Interested in learning more

or lending a hand?

Check out their brochure here!

Here is an article about the history of the Friends!

"Friends of Cheboygan Area Library continue to help Library"

The Book Nook is Open!

The Friends of the Cheboygan Area Public Library host a used book sale twice a week! Find some new-to-you books on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10:30am to 2pm in the Book Nook bookstore on the Library's Lower Level. 

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