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Download books to read on your computer or mobile device
24/7. To start browsing, click on the Overdrive link here or the image. If you prefer listening to books, we offer books in downloadable audio format for your computer and/or mobile devices as well through the same link.
The Kid's/Teen Collection site filters the overall digital collection to just show Children's and Young Adult content, which gets kids and teens to the titles they want faster!
You can get the latest issues of magazines & newspapers for free from the library's OverDrive website. Periodicals come in the NOOK periodicals format, which means that you'll need the free NOOK reading app or a supported NOOK device to read.
Library users with a valid library card from any one of Michigan's nearly 400 public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the 70+ participating cultural institutions at the website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admissions; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity Pass expires one week from the date it is printed. A brochure with all the participants listed is available on the website.
It’s just about time for that first term paper or research project to be turned in and students may be panicking. But, MeL can help you come to the rescue by providing access to the General OneFile database which is an all-purpose, up-to-the minute source for news, commentary, and analysis. It covers a wide range of topics including business, current events, economics, environmental issues, health care, humanities, literature and art, politics, science, and social science. Updated every 24 hours, it contains over 130,497,000 mostly full-text articles from the 1980s to the present. For “visual” learners, Term Clusters searching is now available in addition to advanced, publication, and subject guide searching. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. The educational content will always be free and fully accessible without needing to create an account.