The Main Library will CLOSE at 5 p.m. on Wed., July 10 and Thurs., July 11. The North and South Branches will remain open until 9 p.m. on both days. Enjoy the Clinton Township Fireworks on Thurs., July 11!


Children's Book Discussions

  • As the Pages Turn
  • What: Smile by Raina Telgmeier
  • Where: Pitchford Park
  • When: Tues., June 25 at 3 p.m.

  • As the Pages Turn Realm of the Blue Mist by Amy Kim Kibuishi
  • Where: Pitchford Park
  • When: Tues., July 23 at 3 p.m.

  • What: Ahmed Aziz's Epic Year by Nina Hamza
  • Where: Pitchford Park
  • When: Mon., Aug. 19 at 3 p.m.

  • What: Book Blasters Book Club
  • Where: South Branch
  • When: Sat., Aug. 17 at 3 p.m.
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.

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.

Get information about the Virtual Library Card. We're working with local schools to ensure that all students in our service area have access to online resources and material. Are you a teacher in our service area? The Virtual Library Card initiative and CMPL can help you with assignments, homework help and more.  Learn more about how CMPL can help teachers here.

5th graders who are interested may 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 GOFractionsNew-2
Expand your child's mind with STEM kits available at the Main Library. Visit the link below to find the kits in our catalog.

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.