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  • July 2017 Summer Reading Programs: Build A Better World Schedule (see calendar of events for more details).
    Ages 9 & Up: Mondays at 1 p.m. July 3,10,17,24 (sign up necessary for this summer reading group only)
    Ages 0-4: Tuesdays at 10 a.m. except for the first day which will be Friday the 7th due to the holiday! :) July 7, 11, 18, 25
    Ages 5-8: Thursdays at 2 p.m. July 6, 13, 20, 27
    Wednesday Special Programs at 7 p.m.
    Dynamic School Assemblies presents Animals and Our Environment on July 12
    Acting Up Theatre Company presents Oh Brother Builders on July 19
    Joel Tacey presents Joel's Book Builder: a magical comedy show on July 26
  • Summer Fine Arts Camps! Sign up at the library in advance, space is limited. No sign-ups after classes have begun.
    Wednesday & Thursdays July 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27. Cost is $25 for eight classes.
    10-11:15 Clay Wacky Buildings Ages 7 to adult
    11:15-12:30 Two for One: Drawing/Painting Ages 7 to adult
    1:00-2:00 Art for the Young ages 5-6
    Summer Sewing Class on Tuesdays from 10:00-12:00 on July 11, 18, 25 and August 1. Cost is $30 for four classes.
    Wednesday Workshops are stand alone workshops from 2:30-4:30 and are $10 per class. All Wednesday Workshops are for ages 7 to adult.
    July 5: Block Printing/Printmaking
    July 12 Bas-Relief Clay Tile
    July 19: Recycling Weaving
    July 26: Paint a Picture with Paper
    Stop in to the library for more information or check out our calendar of events!
  • Bill Jamerson: it's daylight in the swamps! Join us July 25th at 6:30 p.m. as Bill Jamerson take us on a journey back to the days of the sawyers, skidders and swampers in this musical tribute to the lumberjack! Mr. Jamerson promises an evening of stories about these hardy immigrants, how they logged the mighty pine, slept in bunkhouses & feasted on lumberjack sized meals. True stories and tall tales alike will be shared, along with authentic songs that are sure to put a smile on your face with this entertaining & informative program!
  • Cheboygan Ukulele Society News! 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.
  • 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.
  • Don't forget! 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!
  • Library board meetings June 8th, 2017. A schedule, along with an archive of all meeting minutes and agendas is available on the Library Board tab above.
  • 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 11, 2017: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
    August 8, 2017: My Sister, My Love by Joyce Carol Oates
  • 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!