Library Book Discussions
Clinton and Macomb Township residents, this is what you've been waiting for! Automatic placement on hold for hardcover bestsellers by your favorite authors. Join the Club and the library will watch for newly published titles and will place them on hold for you.
Library by Mail
The Clinton-Macomb Public Library’s Library by Mail service allows patrons residing in the CMPL service area but are unable to visit the library in person, to receive library materials by mail. Register for this service here.
Do you have a senior group that cannot get to the library? We may be able to send a librarian to your organization to provide information about the library. Please call Meghan at (586) 226-5055.
You can check out various magnifiers (over 50) to see which ones work best for you. A variety of magnifiers are also available for check out at the North and South Branches. Other assistive technology, such as computers, can be found in our Library for the Blind.
Local Author Collection
Are you a local author? Have you published a book that highlights the area or the state of Michigan? The Main Library houses the Local Author Collection to highlight residents who have published books. If you would like your work to be added to the Local Author Collection, please bring a copy to the Main Library and fill out the form below.
Literacy Resources and Language Collection
Learning English can be difficult. The Main Library hosts ESL Conversation class on Saturdays from 10am-12pm. For more details click here or call 586-226-5040. Do you, or a friend or family member, still need more help? Click here for a brochure of literacy resources in the area.
Now is a great time to start learning a new language. We provide a free resource to learn how to speak 80+ languages – try it online or download the app. Alternatively, we offer assistance to non-native English speakers who may want to explore our international language collection or browse our ESL collection.
Poetry Walk at Tomlinson Arboretum
Live Résumé Help
Online live assistance for job seekers from 4pm-11pm everyday.
One Sentence, One Community
CMPL's all-ages, community writing competition is going on now through July 30th. Enter online here: One Sentence, One Community or at any of our reference desks.
Listen in on a podcast about books here.
Browsing with CMPL
Want to "browse" CMPL without entering the library? Check out our newest service Browsing with CMPL. Tell us what you like to read or watch and we'll pick out mystery materials for you. We'll put them on hold and you can pick them up.
Road Trip Recommendations
Are you going on a road trip? From audiobooks to music, we'll give you personalized recommendations based on your preferences. Click here to get your road trip started right.
Ten in 10
Would you like a personalized reading list? We will provide you with a list of 10 books based on your personal reading preferences within ten days with the Ten in 10 service. Fill out the form today!
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online. These FREE courses are available to residents of Clinton and Macomb Township. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Check out the courses offered and register today!
Veterans History Project
The Veterans History Project of Macomb records interviews with former and current members of the military. Interviews are sent to the Library of Congress. CMPL is starting a collection of local interviews in the Donald W. Green Local History Room.