111 First St. / Coleman, MI 48618 / (989) 465-6398
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Monday Closed  
Tuesday 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm 8:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed  

*Temporary Hours* Library Take-Out Available: Tues-Wed 10am-2pm, Thurs 10-6pm, Fri 10-2pm  Order "Library Take-Out" from our catalog (at right) or by calling the library.

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!

Overdrive Digital CollectionYour library card allows you access to thousands of free eBooks and eAudiobooks! To get started, visit our digital collection: https://mmlc.overdrive.com

                    

Need more help with eBooks? Bring your device to the library during normal business hours for setup assistance, or visit: https://help.overdrive.com

August Board Meeting held Virtually

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Please note:

The Library Board Meeting

scheduled for August 18, 2020 at 7:00pm

will be held virtually via Zoom.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 limitations for in-person meetings and to comply with the Open Meetings Act the Board of the Coleman Area Library will meet virtually via Zoom for the August Board Meeting. Public are welcome to attend via phone or online for open comment beginning at 7:00pm.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlf-CtpjwtGdYtyHwyxfkERB6Zqt1B0T-c

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you need assistance, please email the Coleman Area Library at staff@colemanlibrary.org for instructions for attending via web or phone.

Library Take-Out available!

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The new “Library Take-Out” service is an easy and safe way for people to pick up checked-out materials. You may request up to 10 items at a time, per cardholder. To use “Library Take-Out” service:
1. Visit www.ColemanLibrary.org , search the catalog and place items on hold. You can also fill out this form to submit a request:  https://form.jotform.com/201616228696157  Or download it by clicking here.  Or, if you prefer, you may email: staff@colemanlibrary.org , or call us at: (989) 465-6398 with your requests.
2. Please allow a minimum of 4 hours for your “Take-Out” order to be fulfilled, sanitized, checked-out, bagged and labeled.
3. Visit the library during open hours and retrieve your bag from the designated pick-up spot in the lobby. Please note: Temporary hours will be in place when we re-open, so you may wish to call (989) 465-6398 to confirm open times prior to arriving for your pick-up.

August Virtual StoryTime & Crafts

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Join us for Zoom StoryTime and Crafts! Appropriate for all ages, best suited to children under 10. We will read a story together and make a fun craft. Be sure to pick up a new "Grab & Go Craft Kit" each week in August so you'll have everything you need for the craft. We look forward to StoryTime with you!

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lduGuqzsjHNR1lSl4J5dLs_EZzFKNYUBS
Register just once and you can attend any/all of the August StoryTime events.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Times:
AUG 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM
AUG 11, 2020 at 2:00 PM
AUG 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM
AUG 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Questions about the Summer Reading Program?
Frequently Asked Questions: http://youseemore.com/coleman/contentpages.asp?loc=44
Call the library at (989) 465-6398
Or, email us at: staff@colemanlibrary.orgstaff@colemanlibrary.org

Summer Reading Program

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It's Summer Reading RE-Imagined! Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum Imagine the Stories that will come! 

This summer, you can Imagine Your Story while you explore legends, mythology, fairy tales and more. Plus, you can make fun crafts and win awesome prizes for reading books, all for free with your local public library!  Sign up online today at: http://bit.ly/summerread2020
It’s not a myth!  The 2020 Summer Reading Program is open to kids from birth to age 18.  Readers will earn points for each book read (eBooks and audiobooks count, too!). You can also earn bonus points for participating in special online programs during the summer.  Be sure to check out the calendar included in your bag or download the library's Summer Event Calendar to see upcoming programs.

Need books to read?  Visit our Digital Collection to download eBooks and Audiobooks!
Kids: https://mmlc.overdrive.com/library/kids
Teens: https://mmlc.overdrive.com/library/teens

Want a paper alternative to ONLINE Summer Reading?

We've got it with our Summer BINGO Card!  To download it CLICK HERE

 

Online StoryTime and Crafts!  Register in advance and join us on Zoom for all the fun.  Pick up weekly “Grab & Go Craft Kits” at the Library.

Alternating Wednesday's at 10am: REGISTER CLICK HERE   

Alternating Thursdays at 7pm: REGISTER CLICK HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining.

Questions about the program?
Frequently Asked Questions: Online Summer Reading Club FAQ's
Call the library at (989) 465-6398
Or, email us at: staff@colemanlibrary.org

 

Get Social with the Library

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