What Can We Help You Find?

 
We are currently in STAGE 3 of our re-opening plan.

Please use the links below for helpful information about COVID-19, library services, and community resources.

We hope that you are all healthy and safe, and that you will contact us by:

To request a library card, please click here and provide the requested information.

STAGE 3 Guidelines

Stage 3Guidelines & Precautions
Building AccessThe building remains closed to the public. Holds may be made on materials, and scheduled for curbside pickup.
Library ServicesVIRTUAL – Contact us if you need assistance with digital and online resources.
ProgramsAll programs are virtual, check our calendar of events.
ReturnsHours:
Monday – Thursday 10AM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday 10AM – 5PM
Sunday 12PM – 4PM
CleaningDaily cleaning and disinfecting of all high touch areas will be conducted

Library Updates & Services

Library FAQs

Is the library open to the public?

The library is not open to the public at this time.


When can I pick up library items?

Items placed on hold can be picked up by curbside pickup in the north foyer of the library. Pickup is available Monday through Thursday, 10:00am-8:30pm, Friday & Saturday, 10:00am-4:30pm, and Sunday 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm. Please wear a mask when picking up holds, and limit to one person in the foyer at one time.


How can I borrow more items?

Browse our catalog or call (248)437-8800 to make a curbside pickup appointment to pick up LTPL library items that you have placed on hold


I didn’t pick up my holds curbside on time, what happens?

We can reschedule your pickup time to a later date.

Holds are held for seven days. Once that time period passes, we put the library items back into circulation for the community.


How do I know about library updates?


Can I make a book donation?

We are not accepting any book donations at this time.


How can I print or fax?

On request, we can print or fax items that are emailed to: ltplprint@gmail.com with instructions. 


Is the Community Center open?

The Community Center is being used for material quarantine & virtual programming. We are not scheduling private use at this time.

Curbside Pickup Appointments

Curbside Pickup Appointments

You are able to pick up library materials from the North Foyer, on the right side entrance of the library building. All holds are placed in a bag, labeled with your first initial and last name, and alphabetically sorted on tables in our pickup tent.

Please remain patient as we provide curbside pickup to everyone requesting library items. Some items may not be available due to necessary quarantine protocols.

Call (248)437-8800 to make an appointment or click here to schedule.

Returns, Renewals, Holds, & Fines

Returns

You can return checked out items by placing them in the return bins in the north foyer.

You can return items borrowed from other TLN system libraries at LTPL.

All returns are put in a 4 day quarantine before circulating again.


Renew an item

If your checked out items are not on hold by another customer, they will automatically renew. You can also renew items by logging into your library account, or by calling us at (248)437-8800


Placing a Hold


Fines

LTPL is a fine-free library

During the library’s State-mandated closure, library cardholders did not accrue any fines from LTPL. All due dates were extended as Federal and State Executive orders were issued or updated/extended.

Library Cards

Apply for a Library Card

Please fill out the application here with the list of required information.

We will email your new library card number, and will send your library card to you after you verify your residency with your Driver’s License

Technology Help

Technology Help

You can make a Zoom appointment to speak with our Technology Coordinator to receive one-on-one assistance regarding using the library services, troubleshooting email issues, and more.

Register for an appointment on our website here.

COVID-19 Precautions

Masks

All staff are wearing PPE in the library building while conducting business operations.

Community members are required to wear masks when picking up holds in the north foyer, per the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Department.  


Sanitation and Disinfecting

A cleaning crew regularly cleans the building once a day, at night.

Staff have disinfectant to use on library materials and equipment throughout the day

Disinfectant wipes and gel dispensers have been installed throughout the building for the public .


Social Distancing

Library guests will be asked to observe the recommended 6 feet apart for social distancing.

Virtual Events

Events

All of our library programs/events are Virtual

Registration is required for all library events

Events can be found here.

We are using Zoom to livestream our events/presentations. To join, register for a specific event and you will receive the Zoom link.

Storytimes- are every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am. They are livestreamed through Facebook Live on our Facebook page @LTPLMI

Special & Miscellaneous Items

Mobile Hotspots

Please do not return Mobile Hotspots in the outside return boxes/cans.

Please return to the library Circulation Desk during open hours, or call (248) 437-8800 to have staff meet you at the door to return it.


Discovery Kits

All of the STEAM Discovery kits are available to request for curbside pickup by appointment. Browse our catalog to see what’s available: https://catalog.tln.lib.mi.us/?section=home

Then call (248) 437-8800 to arrange an appointment to pick up the kits in our north foyer.


Library of Things

All of the items in our “Library of Things” are available to request for curbside pickup by appointment. Browse our catalog to see what’s available: https://catalog.tln.lib.mi.us/?section=home

Then call (248) 437-8800 to arrange an appointment to pick up the kits in our north foyer.


Seeds

Are available all-year round.

Please email Pam at: pquackenbush@lyon.lib.mi.us to arrange a date and time for curbside pickup.