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*PROJECTED WINTER STORM COMING FRIDAY JANUARY 9:  Please check WZZM13's closing ticker or call the library at 861-4565 to make sure we are open before venturing out!!  If library staff members are unable to report to work due to bad weather/road conditions, the library will close.

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Have a Blast at the Library

This event will be held in conjunction with Shelby's Winter Blast on Saturday January 31.  The Library will be the place to visit to escape the cold during the festival, and will offer programming from 9am-5pm for kids, tweens, and teens.  A schedule of events is in the Library Lingo newsletter.

Winter Blast Quilt Show

Quilts will be on display in Shelby Village Hall's Meeting Room on Saturday January 31 from 9am-3pm.  Quilts can be dropped off at the library the week of January 26.  The top three winners of the People's Choice Vote will receive prizes.  We are also looking for racks to display the quilts and hosts for the day of the event.  Contact Tiffany at 861-4565 or tifhaight@shelbylibrary.org

2015 Reading Challenge

Join fellow patrons and library staff for the 2015 Reading Challenge!  Bookmarks and more information is available at the circulation desk.  There will be prizes and special programming for participants.

Book Tasting Book Club

Our next meeting will be Saturday February 14 at 10am in the Shelby Village Hall's Meeting Room.  Wear red, pink, or purple!  Valentine-inspired treats will be served.   

Storytimes with Miss Samantha

Storytimes with Miss Samantha are on Fridays at 11:30am. 


Need help navigating through your Kindle, Nook or iPad?  Miss Kelsey offers one-on-one and group workshops.  If you would like to register for a class, please contact the library at 861-4565.  Registration IS required to attend.


MeLCat is a statewide multi-type library resource sharing program funded with an LSTA grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Library of Michigan.  This service allows library users to search for books, audio books, music, movies, and other library materials on-line and have items delivered to the library.  Search MeLCat


The Shelby Area District Library offers downloadable audio books and eBooks.  By clicking on the icon above, you can download required free software, check out and download books to enjoy on your computer (PC (Must have Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to use) or Mac), iPod or MP3 player.  The library's website is available 24/7 to give you access to downloadable reading/listening anytime, anywhere!  Popular and classic downloadable books are offered in a variety of subjects.  To download audio books, all you need is an Internet connection and a Shelby Library card.  This service is free for residents in the following townships:  Shelby, Ferry, Claybanks, Otto and Benona.  Residents in other townships must go through their Home Library for Overdrive services. 


An "outside accessible" book drop (located at the Rothbury Village Hall) is available for Shelby Area District Library patrons!  If you have books you checked out at Shelby Library, but aren't able to return them, you are welcome to return them to the Rothbury book drop. 

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