Summer Reading Program
Children, teens, and adults are invited to read or listen to books, earn prizes, and attend events at the library.
Events this summer include “Build a Better Magic Show” by magician Jeff Wawrzaszek, a Drummunity! drum circle presentation, “Animal Architects” by Howell Nature Center, Tiny Tales, Storytime, Crafts in the Park, Createapalooza, Buildapalooza, Teacher TALES, and more.
See details about our children’s Summer Reading Program (for toddlers through 5th graders) here.
NEW – 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.
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.
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.
Createapalooza & Buildapalooza!
Createapalooza (for preschoolers – 1st graders) and Buildapalooza (for 2nd – 5th graders) will feature a building challenge and time to free build with LEGO bricks, Squigz, and more. This program will be held on the second Saturday of each month. See this month’s theme and additional information here.
Play Wii games, board games, and cup stacking at the library. Click here for details.
Getting a library card
If 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 space for programs, and our community businesses who donated prizes:
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Friends of Milan Public Library
Hungry Howie’s Pizza – Milan
Marco’s Pizza – Milan
Milan Dairy Barn
Splash Universe – Dundee
The Morning Owl Coffee
Zap Zone Fun Center – Ann Arbor