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Interior service at the library is open!   

Does spring make your soul spark with poetry?

To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, the North Berrien Historical Museum is collaborating with the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council to offer the 2021 Southwest Michigan Poetry Contest!

This contest seeks creative writers to submit a short poem that represents and celebrates Southwest Michigan.

Contest Rules and Entry Information



Need Help finding a book?

Hot Titles: Lists of award winning books, plus lists created by library staff

Novelist Plus:  Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.

What's Next?:  This very helpful database will list the books in a series, IN ORDER

Bookpage:   Reviews and upcoming titles

Goodreads:  book lists, read-alikes, recommendations and reviews

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"I'm trying to sign up for Libby.  What is my PIN?" 

>>>>  Your PIN is the last four digits of your library barcode. <<<<

Having trouble getting started:  start here   or  specific help for using a Kindle


What you should know before entering the library:

  •         Patrons over age 5 are required to wear a facial covering in the library at all times.

  •         We ask that you limit your visit to one hour, maximum.

  •         No more than 100 people are allowed in the building at one time (including staff).

  •         No food or beverages are permitted unless medically necessary.

  •         Patrons must practice social distancing at all times.  Remain 6 feet away from others, and follow guidelines in the book stacks throughout the building.

  •         Further questions may be addressed in the Frequently Asked Questions section of our Reopening Plan.

Are you interested in having a say in your library’s role in the community? 

Do you live in the City of St. Joseph?

There is currently one City position available on the Library Board.

If you have a passion for this wonderful city we live in and see the library as an integral part of this thriving community, we want you to consider volunteering your time on our Board.   You can access the board application on the city's website. 

If you have any questions, please call and speak with our Director, Stephanie Masin at 269-983-7167, or email us at