Elk Rapids District Library

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Welcome to the Elk Rapids District Library

The Library serves residents of the Village and Township of Elk Rapids, Milton and Torch Lake Townships.

Non resident library cards are available to those outside the district.

 MeLCat Shutdown for Migration

MelCat services down from November 18th through December 11th.

****NOTICE: MeLCat requesting will be suspended for server migration from November 18th until early December, 2015****
Please see MeLCat Server Migration FAQ for Patrons, for more information.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Upcoming Library Events


Story Hour is back!! 10:30-11:30 am  Bring the kids and join Sue and Chuck for stories, music and a craft. Every Wednesday in the library meeting room. (Will not be held if school is cancelled or on school holidays). Story Hour will NOT be held on December 23rd or 30th but will meet again on January 6th.


The Island House Readers: Wednesday, December 2nd, 12:00 p.m. A traditional book club that meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at noon. This month's selection is In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden, by Kathleen Cambor. Join Sue at the Elk Rapids Library for a lively group discussion.


Make Noise at The Library: Friday, December 4th, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Did you know that singing and music can teach early literacy skills? It's happening at the library! Bring your preschoolers up the hill for fun music and rhythm experience with local musician, Kathryn Christian. They will have so much fun they won't even know they are learning!


Christmas Wreath Workshop: Saturday, December 5th at 10:30 a.m.
Learn how to create an evergreen wreath in this hands-on class. We will provide a 12" frame, wire, and instructions. Bring evergreen boughs and decorations, and your own frame if you want a different size. There is no fee, but please call the library to sign up and get a materials list.



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