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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 and younger) include stories, music, dance, crafts, and related activities for toddlers and preschoolers.   Click here for details.

Additional Programs

See information about additional programs including Game Days, craft programs, and more here and on our calendar here.

TALK (Text And Learn for Kindergarten)

We are partnering with Ypsilanti District Library and other libraries and organizations in Washtenaw County to introduce TALK (Text And Learn for Kindergarten) – a new texting service which will send age-specific texts to parents/caregivers of children from birth through kindergarten. These texts will provide fun and easy activities to do with your children to support their learning.  See more information here.

TumbleBook Library

We have a new subscription to TumbleBook Library. Thank you to the Greater Milan Area Community Foundation for the grant which is funding this service.

Click on the TumbleBook Library link above to read and/or listen to animated picture books as well as graphic novels, chapter books, books in Spanish, and more. See more information 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


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 the Senior Center and Wilson Park for programs, and our community businesses who donated prizes:

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Bel-Mark Lanes
Collins Center
Friends of Milan Public Library
Hungry Howie’s Pizza – Milan
Marco’s Pizza – Milan
Milan Dairy Barn
The Owl
Zap Zone Fun Center – Ann Arbor

Thank you also to the following organizations and businesses for participating in our Touch-a-Truck event:
Abate Michigan – Region 14
American Red Cross of Southeast Michigan – Monroe County
Crown Lift Trucks
Dave’s Towing Milan
HART Huron Valley
Huron Valley Ambulance
Just Right Grain Systems
Janice and Ricky Kiger/Kiger Farm
Milan Police Department and
Milan Department of Public Works