Mendon Township Library

Mendon Township Library

The Mendon Township Library was built in 1905 and is located in the picturesque village of Mendon, Michigan. The MTL Board is searching for names of people who have contributed to the success of our library. Please share your information with our library director, Kim.

What's Happening at the MTL:

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LIBRARY CLOSINGS:  TYPICALLY, IF MENDON SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE LIBRARY IS ALSO CLOSED. OCCASIONALLY, THE LIBRARY MAY DECIDE TO OPEN AFTER A DELAYED PERIOD OF TIME IF THE WEATHER CLEARS. PLEASE CALL AHEAD (269-496-4865) BEFORE VENTURING OUT. THANK YOU.

COMING SOON:

~ at Mendon Elementary School's gymatorium:

April 11: PAINT DATE AT THE LIBRARY! Featuring:  GET LIPPY -  sign up at the front desk. 

April 13: County Recycling Effort: 

April:  will be visiting from Grand Rapids

May 3 & 4: United Way Event:

MAY 11th: 11am - 1 pm. Get your finery ready for our FANCY NANCY PARTY, see the librarian for details. Entertainment provided by a cellist, from WMU!

May 23: Larry Martin's interviews with  WWII vets. 6 pm, Lower Level

June: Mediterranean Cooking! Expand your horizons and discover new cuisine!

August 22 PAINT DATE @ 6 pm. More details to follow.

NEW AT THE LIBRARY:

LEARN ANOTHER LANGUAGE!

Mango Languages Logo

YOU MUST HAVE A MENDON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY CARD

how to use mango, click here

click here to access mango

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FREE USE AT MENDON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY!

TO ACCESS ANCESTRY.COM, YOU MUST LOG IN USING ONE OF THE LIBRARY'S COMPUTERS. YOU CAN USE YOUR OWN ACCOUNT TO SEARCH FOR ANCESTORS. CHECK AT THE FRONT DESK FOR DETAILS.

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Scholastic Reading Program -

visit the Kids & Teens link for more information!

PLOTS AND PAGES BOOK CLUB

BOOK FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL:



THE HATE U GIVE by: Angie Thomas

Meet the Author: Angie Thomas

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • 7 pm - 9 pm
  • Chenery Auditorium, 714 S Westnedge Ave

Several Plots and Pages members are interested in reading this book and seeing the author. See Kim for books and directions.

“Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.”  - The Hate U Give

PLOTS & PAGES NIGHT, APRIL 18  @ 7:05 PM, LOWER LEVEL OF MENDON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY.

WEEKLY HAPPENINGS:

  • YOGA!  Mondays at 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Please join us then in the lower level! Although we try to meet every Monday, please call ahead.
  • CRAFTING continues be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 pm.  Join us in the lower level of the library for conversation and knitting, crocheting, quilting, or your own crafting. Call the Library at 269-496-4865 for more information.
  • PLOTS AND PAGES Book Club meets on the third Thursday of the Month in library's lower level. 7 pm. Please join us!
  • STORY TIME Wednesdays, at 11 AM in the lower level of the library. Parents are encouraged to bring their little ones in to enjoy a craft, snack, fun, and awesome kids stories!
  • As you look forward to the benchmarks of life, remember your library has plenty of books to help you create crafts for all occasions, seasons and try new recipes. Check out a book to help you celebrate something fun! Remember, if we don’t have a particular book here, we can order it in through the Michigan Electronic Library (MEL).
  • AR BOOKS:  The library has many AR books all ready for your eager readers. Most of our books have the AR points and reading level printed in the back of the book. We also allow AR testing on our patron computers.

ANCESTRY.COM - FREE USE AT YOUR LIBRARY!

  • Patron's of Mendon Township Library can search for their ancestors through Ancestry.com at the library, at no charge.
  • You MUST use one of the library's computers.
  • You can have your own account, even a "free" one.
  • You may have to sign up to use the computer during busy times.

EVENTS IN ST JOSEPH COUNTY:

There is a NEW website for St. Joseph County Michigan filled with Get Fit & Have Fun ideas and events! Plan a fun activity! Go to: http://www.stepupsjc.net/

Another NEW website for St. Joseph County! St. Joseph County Human Services Commission has lots of information about services, food drives, clothing, etc. for citizens of St. Joseph County Michigan. Go to: http://sjchumanservices.com/index.php

EVENTS IN MICHIGAN:

  • Get a MICHIGAN ACTIVITY PASS and explore these and many other cultural attractions and state parks throughout Michigan. New locations were added for 2016-2017 - check it out!
  • The Outdoor Adventure Center (Michigan Department of Natural Resources) to MAP!
  • Click on MICHIGAN ACTIVITY PASS above for more information.
See our News & Events page for more information

NEW BOOKS:

The Rooster Bar - John Grisham
Origin
- Dan Brown
Deep Freeze
- John Sandford
Uncommon Type
- Tom Hanks
Quick & Dirty
- Stuart Woods
The Storm Before the Storm
- Mike Duncan
The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille
Y is for Yesterday
by Sue Grafton
The Store by James Patterson
Seeing Red by Sandra Brown
Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware
Many more new DVD’s and CD’s are available as well. Come check out the selection. Visit your public library!

OUR COLLECTION:

We have over 40,000 books, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs and more in our collection.  In addition, through the use of the Michigan Electronic Library MelCat system, we have access to millions of other titles.  We have several public access computers and WiFi access to meet your electronic needs and offer photocopying and faxing services.  

Please stop in and browse our collection or take a tour of a beautiful Carnegie Library, built in 1905 and on the National Register of Historic Places.

YOUR LIBRARY RESOURCES - AVAILABLE ANYTIME, ANYWHERE:

e-Shelf & Research

 - Work and research from the office or from home, anytime

Good Reads

 - Book reviews, top sellers, author interviews, and news headlines