Notice:  The library will be CLOSED on Saturday, May 6th.  

We will resume regular hours on Monday, May 8th.     Thank you, and enjoy Blossomtime!

Annual Book Sale

April 27th - April 29th

In the downstairs auditorium


  • April 27th -- 10:30am - 7:00pm

  • April 28th -- 10:30am - 5:30pm

  • April 29th -- 10:30am - 2:00pm

Saturday is the bag sale:  $4.00 per bag.  Check out the treasures in the Book Bazaar!  Large selection of children's books.

Find out more about becoming a Friend of the Library. 

Image of cover of the book "Jacobia: The erstwile dream of Henry William Jacobs" . Includes image of Jacob's Tower, a former area landmark. Jacobia

Author Daryl Schlender discusses local history.  Learn about the beginnings of this popular resort and the landmark Jacob’s Tower that once stood on the bluff overlooking Lake Michigan north of St. Joseph.

Wednesday, May 31st

6:30pm - book signing  7:00pm - Presentation

Image text says Money Smart Week, with picture of Benjamin Franklin, winking. FREE Personal Finance Workshops!


May 2nd:  12:15pm --

Foundations of Investing

May 2nd:  6:00pm -- Roth IRAs: Retirement can be less taxing

May 3rd: 12:15pm -- Reverse Mortgages


Get more information and workshop descriptions here.   

Please call to sign up:  (269) 983-7167.  

Please call to sign up:  983-7167

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Introducing a new resource: 

Thanks to the generosity of Dorothy Hawks, the library is now able to provide this remarkable resource, Mango Languages.   Mango languages provide access to learn over 70 languages via your computer or through a mobile app.  Register today to start learning, or sign in as a guest. 

Michigan Activity Pass

Did you know that you can use your library card to get free and discounted passes to hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, cultural attractions, campgrounds and recreation areas through the Michigan Activity Pass program? 

Just visit: for more information


Closing Notice:

 The library will be closed on

Saturday May 6th.

All other days we will be open our regular hours.


You may return materials to the dropbox on the alley,
or you may be able to renew your items online.
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Sun Apr 30 – Mon May 29, 2017
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Mon May 8, 2017
Tue May 9, 2017
Thu May 11, 2017
Fri May 12, 2017
Mon May 15, 2017
Tue May 16, 2017
Thu May 18, 2017
Mon May 22, 2017
Tue May 23, 2017
Thu May 25, 2017
Sat May 27, 2017
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