Virtual Board Meeting


Time: July 6, 2020 07:00 PM 

Join Zoom Meeting

Electronic re­mote ac­cess, in ac­cor­dance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order , 2020-​129 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: 857 2310 6857

Password: 473367

By phone:

1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 857 2310 6857

Password: 473367

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

Curbside Service


We ask for your pa­tience as we fig­ure out lo­gis­tics and best prac­tices for these new ser­vices while striv­ing to keep our com­mu­nity safe. Please wear masks and prac­tice so­cial dis­tanc­ing for your safety, and for the safety of our li­brary staff, dur­ing curb­side in­ter­ac­tions. Please un­der­stand that the li­brary build­ing is not open to the pub­lic at this time.

To se­lect ma­te­ri­als to re­serve:
1) Browse and Request from the on­line li­brary cat­a­log. Visit https://​milling​ton​li​brary​.bib​lionix​.com/​c​a​t​a​l​og/ and lo­gin us­ing your li­brary card num­ber and pin number/​password. Click the ? HELP icon in the top left cor­ner for in­struc­tions and tips for brows­ing and plac­ing re­serves.
2) Email your re­quests to staff@​millingtonlibrary.​info. Be sure to in­clude your full name and a phone num­ber in your email.
3) Call 989-​871-​2003 and ei­ther speak with a staff mem­ber or leave a mes­sage. Be sure to leave your full name and a phone num­ber.

After re­quest­ing items, please wait for the li­brary to con­tact you that your ma­te­ri­als are ready to be picked up.

For Curbside Pick-​up
1) If avail­able, park in the space in­di­cated for li­brary curb­side park­ing.
2) Call 989-​871-​2003 and let us know you are at the li­brary. The li­brary build­ing is not open to the pub­lic.

Library ma­te­ri­als that were due be­fore the clo­sure are now due June 30, 2020. All li­brary ma­te­ri­als (in­clud­ing MeL) should be re­turned in the book­drop. Returned ma­te­ri­als may be quar­an­tined for 72 hours or more. Because of this, you may con­tinue to see items on your record that have been re­turned.

MeL/​Interlibrary Loan
Please re­turn MeL books to the book­drop. MeL re­quest­ing is not avail­able at this time. We will share when this ser­vice is made avail­able for our use.

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading reg­is­tra­tion be­gins to­day! We have a pro­gram for Kids (PreK-​6th), Teens (7th-​12th), and Adults. We are us­ing an on­line plat­form called Wandoo Reader. Here are the links for each pro­gram:
Kids: https://​bit​.ly/​2​X​L​9​CUC
Teens: https://​bit​.ly/​2​A​h​s​otw
Adults: https://​bit​.ly/​3​f​231uv
If you need help or have ques­tions, feel free to con­tact staff@​millingtonlibrary.​info or mes­sage us on our Facebook page. 

Library Update

We have up­dates for the li­brary! Our drop box will be avail­able start­ing Monday, June 8th at 9 am to re­turn ma­te­ri­als! Materials turned in will be quar­an­tined and san­i­tized for your safety. On Monday, June 15th at 9 am, the li­brary will be open for curb­side ser­vice. Log on to your on­line li­brary ac­count to re­serve ma­te­ri­als or call the the li­brary to re­serve ma­te­ri­als and we will bring them out to you in your car in the park­ing lot. The li­brary build­ing it­self will be closed to the pub­lic dur­ing this stage of our re­open­ing plan. We look for­ward to serv­ing you again!