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March is Reading Month!

In the month of March, check out a book or audio from the library.  Read/listen to it and bring it back to fill out a circle for our "Read Around the Library" challenge.  MelCat and Overdrive items DO NOT count.

National Library Week (April 12-18)

Visit the library on Monday April 13 for refreshments during our Library Patron Appreciation Day during National Library Week.  We will have a prize drawing and one lucky patron will win a gift basket!

Library staff will participate in a "Spirit Week" and we encourage patrons to do the same!

Monday:  Western Day

Tuesday:  Decade Day

Wednesday:  Team/Sports Day

Thursday:  Hat Day

Friday:  Geek Day

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 April 18 at 10am in the Shelby Village Hall's Meeting Room and we will be discussing Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick.

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:  Shelby Twp, Shelby Village, Ferry Twp, Claybanks Twp, Otto Twp and Benona Twp .  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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