Welcome to the Coleman Area Library. The Library provides access to a wide variety of books and magazines, downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks and free public internet access. Movies are available for rental. The Coleman Area Library also offers a local history collection, a community meeting room and programs for adults and youth. Our friendly staff are here to assist you and answer questions. Visit the library today and sign up for a free library card!
eBooks are now available!
Your library card allows you access to thousands of free eBooks and eAudiobooks! To get started, visit our digital collection: http://mmlc.lib.overdrive.com
Need more help with eBooks? Bring your device to the library during normal business hours for setup assistance, or visit: http://help.overdrive.com
Get Social with the Library
Hey Kids! Check out Michigan's eLibrary at kids.mel.org for Homework Help, Games & Activities, Fun Facts about Michigan and so much more. There are also special pages available for Parents and Teens to find great information.
Overdrive Hot Titles
Do you have a tablet, smartphone, iPod or MP3 player... and a library card? That means thousands of free eBooks and eAudiobooks are available to you for download! New books are added regularly and you may choose from eBooks to read or eAudiobooks to listen to. A wide selection is available, from new releases to classics, mystery, history, romance, children's books and more. Check it out today by visiting our digital collection at http://mmlc.lib.overdrive.com
Your Coleman Library card opens up a world of possibilities through MeL, the Michigan eLibrary! Use MeL Databases to look up a wiring diagram on an old car through ChiltonLibrary, research family history and genealogy, help kids learn beyond school with Bookflix, Brittanica and so much more!
Exam Proctoring Now Available
For distance learning students and professional development classes which require online testing, the Coleman Area Library now offers Exam Proctoring for a fee. Test dates must be pre-scheduled and are subject to space and staff availability. Please download the Proctoring Policy and Application to learn more about this service. Call the library for more information: (989) 465-6398.
Read for Fun @ Big Boy
Hey Kids! Read More Books, Get Free food!
The Clare Big Boy has a fun new program for young readers! Stop by the Coleman Area Library and pick up a "Read for Fun" certificate, after you've read any 10 books, have a parent or librarian sign your certificate and you'll receive a FREE KIDDIE BURGER AND FRENCH FRIES from the Clare Big Boy Restaurant! Stop by the library today and pick up a certificate to get started.
Book BINGO begins Sept. 1
Michigan Activity Pass
The “Michigan Activity Pass" is a partnership between Michigan’s public libraries and over 70 arts and cultural organizations. The program provides reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across the state of Michigan. Library users with a valid library card from any of Michigan’s public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the participating cultural institutions at the http://michiganactivitypass.info website.
StoryTime Volunteer Needed
Cookies & Coloring for Adults
Come and hunt the sale tables for bargain books! We have Paperbacks for only 10 cents and Hardcovers for 25 cents each. Many books to choose from and all proceeds support your local library!