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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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What's Happening at the Library?

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

Library Calendar of Events

On Wednesday, January 31st at 6:00pm meet District Forester,

Jacob Grochowski, CCF. Jacob will explain the purpose of a forester, describe the services offered and programs available to landowners. One program that will be discussed is the Qualified Forest Program which can help reduce tax burden and keep forested acres forested. Learn about the Michigan Forestry Assistance program. Jacob can also provide forest management advice, discuss how to read your woods including tree identification, age and health. He can connect you with consulting foresters to develop management plans. Would you like to know which species would thrive on your land? How does wildlife benefit from the surroundings? What’s going on with your fruit trees or landscaping trees in your yard? Bring your questions for Jacob. This free presentation provides opportunity to ask an expert. Registration is not required, all are welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.

Drawing Class with Kimberly Liedel-Ross begins on Monday, January 8th at 10:00am. Instruction and all supplies are included. Cost is $20 total. Please register, ages nine and up are welcome.

Join Judy Ryan for the next series of American Sign Language classes beginning Tuesday, January 9th at 5:00pm. All skill levels are welcome. Practice and build upon your vocabulary and have some fun along the way. No need to register, attend when you can.

Digital photography classes begin Tuesday, January 16th at 6:00 pm. Each class builds upon the next while you learn inside tips and tricks to help you capture those special moments or scenes like a pro. Bring your camera. Register today!

Photo by Photography Class instructor Dan Welihan.

Beginner Tai Chi classes with Martha Orloff begin Tuesday, January 9th at 5:30 pm and again on Thursday, January 11th at 4:30 pm. Pick a day that works best for you and attend that class to enroll. Enrollment closes on January 25th so if you are interested in trying Tai Chi be sure to attend class before enrollment closes. Tai Chi is a free class offered at the library.

Preschool Story Time with Ms. Judy begins Tuesday, January 9th at 10:15 am in the Children’s Room. Ms. Judy is a retired preschool teacher and current community educator in American Sign Language. Judy is enthusiastic and full of positive energy. Story time will include songs, stories and socialization through art and activities. Ms. Judy is looking forward to meeting young ones and their families. Story Time happens every Tuesday at 10:15 am through February 27th. Come join the fun!

After Hours Playgroup will meet on Tuesday, January 9th from 4:30-6:00pm in Room B (library lower level). This is a great opportunity for parents, caregivers and preschoolers to meet up for fun focused play together in an engaging and educational setting. Registration is not required.

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan Blood Drive will take place at the Cheboygan Public Library on Thursday, February 22, 2024

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

Sign up for the February 22nd Blood Drive Here!

Tech Help @ The Library

Fridays 11am-2pm

Call or stop by 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 Area Public 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!

What does the Library Offer?

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Library Collection

Browse the Collection!

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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.

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!

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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

Mary Ellen Enos, Jeanette Mateer, Kay Forster, Nadene Delana, Bruce Gauthier, Don Gezon, Dan Welihan.

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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