Important Notice: Change to Curbside Pickup Hours Starting Monday, August 10th

The li­brary will be go­ing to the hours be­low mov­ing for­ward:
Monday 9am-​8pm, Tuesday 9am-​2pm, Wednesday 9am-​2pm, Thursday 9am-​8pm, Friday 9am-​6pm, Saturday 9am-​1pm

Effective Monday, August 10th

Library Director Position Available


The Millington Arbela District Library is ac­cept­ing re­sumes for the po­si­tion of Library Director. 

Description: The Millington Arbela District Library is a Class III li­brary serv­ing a pop­u­la­tion of over 7,400 in the Village of Millington and Millington and Arbela Townships. Millington is a charm­ing rural com­mu­nity lo­cated in the Thumb of Michigan yet con­ve­niently lo­cated to the Saginaw, Flint, and Bay City ar­eas. The Southern Links Trailway trail head is lo­cated two blocks from the li­brary and brings a va­ri­ety of recre­ational op­por­tu­ni­ties. The Village and sur­round­ing ar­eas have many quaint an­tique shops and lo­cal eater­ies.

The li­brary is open 57 hours, six days a week with a staff of 9 and an ap­prox­i­mate an­nual bud­get of $200,000. The Millington Arbela District Library is a mem­ber of the White Pine Library Cooperative. 

The Board is seek­ing a dy­namic, pos­i­tive in­di­vid­ual to lead the li­brary. The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will be a hands-​on” ad­min­is­tra­tor, be vis­i­ble in the li­brary and in the com­mu­nity, have a vi­sion for li­brary ser­vice, and have the abil­ity to ar­tic­u­late that vi­sion to the Board, the staff, and the pub­lic. Candidates will have strong tech­nol­ogy skills and a vi­sion for the use of tech­nol­ogy in pro­vid­ing li­brary ser­vices, be an ex­cel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tor, and have ex­pe­ri­ence in man­ag­ing and di­rect­ing em­ploy­ees. Candidates should also be able to demon­strate cus­tomer ser­vice fo­cus, fi­nan­cial man­age­ment ex­per­tise, and strong Board re­la­tions. A com­plete job de­scrip­tion is avail­able at http://​milling​ton​li​brary​.info/ .

• Bachelor’s de­gree
• Ability to ob­tain a Level 3 cer­ti­fi­ca­tion from Library of Michigan within 1 year of hire date. 

• A min­i­mum of 2 years of pro­gres­sively re­spon­si­ble pub­lic li­brary ex­pe­ri­ence.
• Extensive knowl­edge of cur­rent pub­lic li­brary prin­ci­ples, meth­ods and prac­tices and will pos­sess the abil­ity to es­tab­lish and main­tain ef­fec­tive work­ing re­la­tion­ships with com­mu­nity lead­ers, pub­lic of­fi­cials, pro­fes­sional groups, li­brary em­ploy­ees and the gen­eral pub­lic.
• A work­ing knowl­edge of bud­get prepa­ra­tion, use of QuickBooks soft­ware, grant writ­ing, and fundrais­ing. Salary Range: $34,000-$40,000 (de­pend­ing on qual­i­fi­ca­tions and ex­pe­ri­ence). Benefit pack­age in­cludes paid hol­i­days, va­ca­tion, per­sonal days, and health in­sur­ance.

Contact: The Millington Arbela District Library is an equal op­por­tu­nity em­ployer. Deadline for ap­pli­ca­tions is August 20, 2020. Interested in­di­vid­u­als should send a cover let­ter, a re­sume, and con­tact in­for­ma­tion for three ref­er­ences to: millingtondirectorsearch@​gmail.​com

Virtual Board Meeting


Time: August 3, 2020 07:00 PM 

Join Zoom Meeting

Electronic re­mote ac­cess, in ac­cor­dance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order , 2020-​154 will be im­ple­mented in re­sponse to COVID-​19 so­cial dis­tanc­ing re­quire­ments and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-​115. The pub­lic may par­tic­i­pate in the meet­ing through Zoom ac­cess by com­puter and smart phone us­ing the fol­low­ing link:


Meeting ID: 810 7845 1662

Password: 347126

By phone:

1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 810 7845 1662

Password: 347126

Members of the pub­lic will only be able to speak dur­ing the pub­lic com­ment por­tion of the meet­ing and such com­ment will be lim­ited to three min­utes per per­son. To pro­vide for or­derly pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion, a per­son wish­ing to speak must state their name and re­quest to be rec­og­nized by the Library Board President. The Library Board President will rec­og­nize all per­sons wish­ing to speak dur­ing pub­lic com­ment. The Millington Arbela District Library will pro­vide nec­es­sary rea­son­able aux­il­iary aids and ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties at the meet­ing upon 72 hour ad­vance no­tice by con­tact­ing Amy Beckman, Interim Director by email or phone listed be­low. 

For as­sis­tance, please email director@​millingtonlibrary.​info or call the li­brary at 989.871.2003

Closed for the Holiday

The li­brary will be closed Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th for the 4th of July hol­i­day!