Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Money Smart Week


Next week is Money Smart Week. Stop by the library to:
  • check out books about managing your finances
  • check out books about money, spending, earning, and saving for children
  • pick up financial literacy literature from our display in front of the reference desk
  • attend Money Smart Kids Storytimes: Family Storytime on Saturday, April 23 at 10:30 A.M. and Preschool Storytime on Friday, April 28 at 10:30 A.M.  Each child who attends will receive a free copy of the book Bunny Money by Rosemary Wells, compliments of Michigan Credit Unions.
  • see our website for information about programs for adults including "Eating Well on $4 a Day" and a Money Smart Learning Lab  

 Additional financial information is available on

Saturday, April 2, 2016

National Library Week: Libraries Transform


Celebrate National Library Week with us beginning April 10 and continuing through the end of the month.  Discover what our library has to offer you and enter a prize drawing for using any of our resources:
  • Check out a book, magazine, movie, CD, or audiobook from our library or through MeLCat for items we do not own.
  • Reserve an item you would like to read, listen to, or watch that is checked out or on order (or request the item through MeLCat if we do not own it).
  • Check out an ebook or e-audiobook from Overdrive
  • Read a new magazine in the library.
  • Look up a topic of interest in an encyclopedia or other reference book.
  • Explore a website or database available through MeL - general, for teens, or for children
  • Watch an animated book on BookFlix.
  • Attend a program at the library.
  • Sign up for our e-newsletter.
  • Like or comment on our Facebook page.
  • Follow us on Twitter.
  • Purchase an item from the Friends of the Library - books, audiobooks, movies, tote bag, or Milan Public Library mug.
  • Donate books, audiobooks, or DVDs to the Friends of the Library.
  • Explore our genealogy room. See historical photos, yearbooks, newspapers, and more.
  • Explore educational materials in our library - an interactive globe, puzzles, children's computer games, or computers with internet access.
  • Use a service in the library - use a computer, make copies, or send a fax.
  • Submit a suggestion for purchase for a book, audiobook, DVD, or magazine you would like to see in our library. Forms are available by the library catalog computers.
  • Tell us how the library has benefited you or our community - add a comment in the library, on Facebook, or on Twitter.
Enter the prize drawing at the circulation desk for using resources in the library and enter here for using online resources.