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  • Run! Jump! Dance and play! Read a book along the way! Summer reading programming has begun! See our calendar of events for all the details! Wednesday special programs will be at 7 p.m.
    July 13th: Acting Up Theatre Company
    July 20th: Magic Chef starring Baffling Bill the Magician
    & July 27th: Alex Thomas & Friends Puppet Show.
    Summer reading for ages 0-4 will be held on Tuesdays at 10a.m., ages 5-8 will be Thursdays from 2-3p.m., and ages 9&up will be on Mondays from 1-2p.m. except for the very first week it will be on Tuesday July 5th due to the holiday falling on Monday. See you then!
  • Youth Art will be held in July! Check out the full schedule under our calendar of events (OR download the sign up sheet here). There are many different programs and choices from longer 8 class sessions to the stand alone Wednesday Workshops plus Intro+ Sewing. Class size is limited, sign up soon!
  • Library board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month in our lower level. These meetings are open to the public. The next meeting will be July 14th, 2016. A schedule, along with an archive of all meeting minutes and agendas is available on the Library Board tab above.
  • "Because of you..." As a thank you to our community and all of your support, in celebration of our ten year anniversary this year, we will be having an Open House and Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 31st from 1-3p.m. Stop by to enjoy some ice cream and check out some wonderful art displays in the gallery and maybe learn something about the library and its services that you weren't aware of. We look forward to seeing you!
  • Michigan's Passenger Pigeon Gone Forever:" join us Tuesday, August 2 @ 6:30 p.m. for an informative presentation on the history of the passenger pigeon in Michigan.
  • Cheboygan Ukulele Society News! Please join us at the next meeting on August 2nd at 7 p.m. These meetings will be held at Purple Tree Books! We know you want to practice! :) Bring a ukulele and a friend! Come on out & join us the first Tuesday of each month for some fun community uke time! Ukuleles are available for check-out at the library.
  • The library offers access to streaming music! Check out FREEGAL & log in with your library card (if you use the app on your mobile device, select Northland Library Cooperative) for three hours of commercial free streaming per day and up to five song downloads per week! This link will also be located above under our "digital catalog" button. Enjoy!
  • We have a wifi antenna in our children's garden! Feel free to enjoy your wifi connection while sitting at the umbrella table, on the garden bridge or lawn behind the library. You should have a stronger signal back there than sitting out in front of the library! :)
  • Book Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. in our lower level. The scheduled books are as follows:
    July 12, The English Major by Jim Harrison
    August 9, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
    September 13, The Flight of the Sparrow by Amy Belding Brown
    October 11, Mary Coin by Marissa Silver
    November 8, Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd
    December 13, A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • Looking for tax forms? The quickest route to your booklets and forms is online via or If you would like to call and have forms and booklets mailed to you, you may do so mid-February. IRS: 1.800.829.3676 and MI.GOV: (for the MI-1040, Homestead Property Tax and Home Heating Credit forms) 1.517.636.4436 select Option 2.
  • What else is going on @ the library? Check our calendar of events for more information!
  • If you have an email address on file with us, please consider adding the address "" to your address book. Your holds notifications will come through as "Library Notice" from "pac2library".
  • The digital archive of the Cheboygan Democrat is up, active and searchable. Try it out, see what interesting and fun things you can find.
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Library Hours

Monday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The mission of the Cheboygan Area Public Library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire community in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful and professional.

The library offers wifi throughout the building as well as a dedicated 24/7 antenna in our children's garden. The outdoor signal is always on. Just look for "library" and connect!

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