Our Summer Reading Program for all ages begins on Saturday, June 12 and ends on Saturday, August 28.
Children and teens are invited to read and listen to books, earn prizes, and participate in library events.
We will have a combination of virtual events, in-person events, and take-and-make craft projects this summer.
See details and register:
children's events (preschool - 5th grade) here
TNT events (6th - 12th grade) here
All ages (babies through teens) can earn prizes for reading and/or listening to books, magazines, etc. throughout the summer.
See details and register:
children (babies - 5th grade) here
TNT (6th - 12th grade) here
Enter your virtual tickets for prizes here.
Browse by appointment begins on June 15. You will be able to browse for items in the library and use computers in the library beginning on Tuesday, June 15. See the "Make an Appointment" section of our home page here for more information.
Request a book bundle - Our youth staff will choose books for children and teens to check out.
Information about Coronavirus and related issues (reliable local, state, and federal sources; self-care; how to get or give help; and more)
Youth information - online resources, screen-free activities, virtual events, COVID-19 information/books/journals for children, and more
NEW: You can now check out magazines to read through Overdrive and Libby!
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Michigan Electronic Library (MeL)
MeL has a variety of reading, research, and learning resources for all ages – ebooks, youth activities, ACT/SAT/PSAT test prep, and more. See all MeL eResources here, options specifically for children here, and test prep here.
Learn a new language with Mango Languages. Set up your free account here to get started.
We have compiled additional resources here
You can apply for a library card online here.
If you are at least four years old and live in our service area, work full-time in Milan, own property in Milan, or are enrolled in Milan Area Schools 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.
How many books or DVDs can I check out? What else can I check out? Can I renew a CD? For how long? Find answers to these questions and more here.
Storytime is being held on Zoom at this time. See details and register here.
Also see a variety of online reading, music, and other educational resources here.
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.
See details here
Book Clubs are being held on Zoom at this time.
We have three monthly book clubs for children:
Book Buddies for kindergartners through 2nd graders
Bookworms for 2nd and 3rd graders
Chapter Chatters for 3rd through 5th graders
See details and register here.
Our monthly children’s e-newsletter provides information about children’s events, new children’s books, and library news.
You may read this month’s newsletter and sign up to receive the newsletter here.
Check out free or reduced admission passes to Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more.
See the MAP website here for more information and to check out passes.