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Summer Reading Program

All Ages Poster

Our Summer Reading Program for children, teens, and adults will begin on June 16.

The children’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!”

All children are invited to read or listen to books, earn prizes, and attend events at the library this summer. See additional information here and register here.

Mother Goose Storytime

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Trudy Bulkley, as Mother Goose, will present a Storytime on Friday, August 26 at 10:00 A.M. in the Community House.

Registration is requested here.

Teacher TALES*

*Teachers And Learners Enjoy Stories!
Teachers and principals from Paddock and Symons Elementary will read at our library on Thursday afternoons and before Crafts in the Park on Wednesday mornings this summer. See more information and the schedule of teachers here.

Children’s Newsletter

Our monthly children’s e-newsletter provides information about children’s programs, new children’s books, and library news. You may read this month’s newsletter and sign up to receive the newsletter here.

Book Clubs

Click here for information about our monthly book clubs: Book Buddies for kindergarteners through 2nd graders, Bookworms for 2nd and 3rd graders, and  Chapter Chatters for 3rd through 5th graders.

Storytime & Tiny Tales


Storytime (for ages 3-5) and Tiny Tales (for ages 2-3) include stories, music, dance, crafts, and related activities for toddlers and preschoolers.   Click here for details.

Get Creative!

get creative 2 children craftingChildren of all ages are invited to “Get Creative!” with a different craft theme each month. This program will be held one Saturday afternoon each month. See this month’s theme and additional information here.

Game Days

Play Wii games, board games, and cup stacking at the library.  Click here for details.

Additional Programs

See information about additional programs including holiday programs and other special events here and on our calendar here.

Getting a library card

library cardIf you are at least four years old and live in our service area (and for adults, if you work full-time in Milan or own property in Milan), you may get a free library card at our library.  Our service area includes the city of Milan, Augusta Township, and the parts of Pittsfield Township and York Township that are in Milan Area Schools. 

Kindergarten through 12th grade students who do not live in our service area, but are enrolled in Milan Area Schools may get a free student library card at our library.

You may also use your card from other MILibrary card participating libraries at our library.

See here for everything you need to know about getting a library card.

Using your library card

How many books can I check out?  Can I renew DVDs?  What is a Michigan Adventure Pass?  What are MeL databases?

Click here for information about what you can do with your library card.

Summer Reading Program

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our Summer Reading Program this year, the Friends of Milan Public Library for their support, the City of Milan for the use of space for programs, our community businesses who donated prizes:
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Basil Boys Pizza
Collins Center
Friends of Milan Public Library
Hungry Howie’s
Marco’s Pizza
Milan Dairy Barn
Nagle’s Market
Nicola’s Books
Splash Universe
Zap Zone
and the individuals and organizations who participated in our Touch a Truck event:
Huron Valley Ambulance
Milan Area Fire Department
Milan Department of Public Works
Milan Police Department
Milan Post Office
Milan Seniors for Healthy Living
Monroe County Farm Bureau/Kiger Farms/Ricky and Janice Kiger
Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross,
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office

See additional information about our Summer Reading Program here.