Recommended for You
If your child is in grade K-4, check out the reading challenges available. Outreach librarians visit classrooms with information on each of these programs.
Accelerated Reading Lists
We love reading for pleasure, but let us help you find a book and forget that you’re doing it for points!
From the tween years to tackling subjects like online safety, some topics are easier to tackle than others. Take a look at our book suggestions for parent from babies to children getting ready for college.
Virtual Library Card
Get information about the Virtual Library Card. Learn more about we're working with local schools to ensure that all students in our service area have access to online resources and material.
Battle of the Books
This is a chance for any 5th graders who are interested to form their own team of 3-5 students, then read a selection of excellent books from a variety of genres. Register a team and get more information here.
STEM to Go
Expand your child's mind with STEM kits available at the Main Library. Visit the link below to find the kits in our catalog.
Library Book Discussions
Online book club
Join a 5-minute book club whereby you are emailed the start of a popular book to sample it.
Early Literacy Resource Pages
Great Parents, Great Starts
For parents who seek more enrichment for their children -- this local resource is for you! The Michigan Great Start program connects parents to resources throughout the state. Check out this website for events specifically in Macomb County, tips on local schools, and mind-body development guides.
Are you a teacher in our service area? Learn about the Virtual Library Card initiative and how CMPL can help you with assignments, homework help and more on this page.
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.