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“Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home
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-Limit of one order per residential address
-One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
-Orders will ship free starting in late January”
 

Oakland County has moved to a “high” level of COVID-19 transmission. 
Use of masks in indoor and public spaces is recommended by the Oakland County Health Department.

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

LTPL Board approved COVID-19 Preparedness & Response Plan

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 5 Guidelines

Stage 5Guidelines & Precautions
Building AccessThe building is open to checkout materials and use public computers. Holds may still be made on materials, and scheduled for curbside pickup.
Library ServicesContact us if you need assistance with digital and online resources.
ProgramsWe will be having some programs in person, some virtual, and some a hybrid of virtual and in person. All in person events require attendees over 2 years of age to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Please check our calendar of events for all program information and to register.
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 open to the public for all services. Materials can still be requested by curbside pickup as well.


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, or at the Circulation Desk. Pickup is available Monday through Thursday, 10:00am-8:30pm, and Friday & Saturday, 10:00am-4:30pm.


How can I borrow more items?

Browse our catalog or call (248)437-8800 to request items or place a hold on library materials.


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?

Yes! We are accepting book donations at this time.


How can I print or fax?

You may print at the library on our public computers or by connecting your mobile device to our LTPL Print wireless network. Our fax machine is available with staff assistance. 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 available for library programs and public bookings upon request. Please click here to schedule a booking request.

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.

Please remain patient as we provide curbside pickup to everyone requesting library items.

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, the main drop off box in front of the library entrance, or at the Circulation Desk.

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


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. LTPL cardholders will not accrue fines for LTPL materials. Fines may occur on materials borrowed from other libraries that are not fine free.

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 contact you to complete the creation of your library account.

Technology Help

Technology Help

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

Please register for an appointment on our website here.

COVID-19 Precautions

Library COVID-19 Preparedness & Response Plan

Masks

Oakland County has moved into a “high” level of COVID-19 transmission. Use of masks in indoor and public spaces is recommended by the Oakland County Health Department. All visitors are asked to wear masks while in the building, and we can provide you with a mask if you do not have one.

Participants of in person programs over the age of 2 are required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.


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 are asked to observe the recommended 6 feet apart for social distancing.

Events

Events

We will be hosting some library programs/events in person, some virtually, and some will be a hybrid of in person and virtual.

Registration is required for all library events

Events can be found here.

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

Storytimes- Virtual Storytimes are livestreamed on Tuesdays through Facebook Live on our Facebook page @LTPLMI. In person Storytimes are on Thursdays at 10:30 am.

Special & Miscellaneous Items

Mobile Hotspots

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

Please return to the library Circulation Desk during open hours.


Discovery Kits

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


Library of Things

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


Seeds

Are available all-year round in our seed library inside the library.

Please email Pam at: pquackenbush@lyon.lib.mi.us with questions or for more information.