Inspiration Through Information | January 2021

What's New at Your Library?

January 2021

Watch for the Winter newsletter that will be delivered soon to your US mailbox.

Check out our web version here!

Library Is Offering Curbside Delivery!

To protect the health of our patrons and the community, the Library remains at Stage 2 of our Reopening Plan: Curbside Delivery, Online Resources, Telephone Service, Virtual Programs, and Wireless Internet access in our parking lot.

The drive-up book return is OPEN for returns. Items will remain on your account for at least 4 days as they will be quarantined fine-free before discharge. Donations of books cannot be accepted at this time. Visit for more information.

Thank you for your continued support in helping us stay safe to stay open.

Check out our upcoming Special Programs!

Register today for these virtual events!
The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time
Monday, January 25, 2021  6:30 - 7:30 PM

Award-winning author Martin Gitlin hosts this fun presentation based on his book, The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time, where he ranks the best of the best sitcoms out there.

The Snow Killings
Thursday, January 28, 2021  6:30 - 7:30 PM

Reporter Marney Rich Keenan takes us inside the investigation of the unsolved murders of four children abducted in the suburbs of Detroit in the late 70s. Brought to you in partnership with the Highland Township Public Library.

Coffee Break
Thursdays, Jan 14, Feb 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, 2:30 - 3:00 PM

Take a break and join us with your favorite beverage while we chat about things that make us happy!

Great Michigan Read
Monday, January 4, 2021  

One title, one state, and thousands engaged in literary discussion.
The Great Michigan Read facilitates statewide reading and programs to bridge communities around a common conversation. This year’s title is What the Eyes Don’t See, by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha. Register and receive a free book to join! Books can be picked up January 4-15 via curbside pickup.

Your kids' next great read awaits!
First Chapter Fridays
Grades 3 and up
Fridays, Jan 22, Feb 5 & 19, March 5 & 19, April 2  4:00 - 4:30 PM

Tune in for sneak peeks at intriguing, mysterious, and fantastic books available at your library! Registrants will receive an email the day of the event to access the prerecorded read-aloud of the first chapters of our favorite books. (Registration coming soon.)

Enjoy cozy storytimes this winter!
There's a storytime option for everyone in your family this winter! Check out our wide variety of Storytimes available, including Family and Sunset storytimes for all ages and Preschool for ages 3-5!

Wanted: Teens Seeking Adventure and Mystery
MI Library Winter Quest
Grades 6-12
Jan 1- Feb 14

Protect Michigan Landmarks! We've received an anonymous tip that there is a plot to steal one of Michigan's landmarks on Valentine's Day. We have until then to figure out who, where, and why before it's too late and the landmark is lost to us forever. Join the virtual scavenger hunt across participating library websites to be entered to win prizes and save the day!