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  • STEAM Craft Camp begins June 20th! Camps run Tuesday through Friday. Each camp module is $15 for the week. Please stop in to the library to pre-register.
    Week 1: Lake Life (ages 9&Up) 6/20-6/23 10 a.m. to noon
    Week 1: The Sky's No Limit! (ages 9&Up) 6/20-6/23 1-3 p.m.
    Week 2: Silly Science (ages 6-9) 6/27-6/30 10 a.m. to noon
    Week 2: Fort Fantasy! (ages 9&Up) 6/27-6/30 1-3 p.m.
  • Join us for our next Bedtime Storytime on April 19th at 7 p.m.! Bedtime Storytime will be held on the third Wednesday of the month @ 7 p.m. beginning September 21 through May 17th! All ages are welcome to attend this evening program of songs, puppets & fun! See our calendar of events for each month's scheduled storytime.
  • New sessions of Drawing 101 are open for sign-up! Four class sessions starting April 25th and May 30th. Digital Photography classes starting May 2nd. Stop in to the library for more information or check out our calendar of events!
  • 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.
  • Cheboygan Ukulele Society News! Please join us at the next meeting on May 3rd 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 Sun's Kingly Hour: Summer Solstice in Northern Michigan. Eclipse Event 2017 will be held at the library on Tuesday, June 20th @6:30pm. Guest speaker Mary Stewart Adams of Headlands Int’l Dark Sky Park will be at the library to share details of the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse, the “Great American Eclipse.” Learn the best ways to view the eclipse in Cheboygan, how far to travel for totality, & more! Event designed for participants ages 6 – adult. No registration required.
  • Winter/Spring storytime resumes on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. January 10-March 28.
  • 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 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 January 12th, 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:
    March 14,2017: The Dinner by Herman Koch
    April 11, 2017: The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
    May 9, 2017: Take Me With You by Catherine Ryan Hyde
    June 13, 2017: Life From Scratch by Sasha Martin
    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!