Libraries closed Memorial Day Weekend

Starting May 21, 2015 - Ending May 26, 2015

We will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday -- May 23, 24 and 25 for Memorial Day Weekend. We will Resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 26th.

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Do you have a reference question or suggestions or comments concerning our libraries? Make your ideas known to the staff. Fill out the Email Reference form and it will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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Please delay your book donations

We have no more room to store donated items. Please hold onto your donations until after the next Friends of the Library Book sale. -- The weekend of May 15-17. Thank You.

Take our survey about online subscription options

Click on this link to be taken to our short survey about future electronic format subscriptions that we are considering: Survey Monkey

Film Movement Series

Join us for a newly released award-winning independent film every month. These documentaries, features and foreign films are shown simultaneously with their theater run. details

Noontime Concert Series

Mark your calendars, the Noontime concert series is coming back September 19th. This group of performers will entertain audiences of all ages. The programs will take place in the Civic Center Library Atrium, begin at 12:15pm, and as always are free to attend. Bring your brown bag lunch with you and enjoy the show. details

Michigan Activity Passes

Library users with a valid library card from one of Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the nearly 60 participating institutions at the Michigan Activity Pass website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity Pass expires within one week from the date it is printed.
Each library will have five passes for each of the participating organizations available.
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History Lives at the Library

History Lives at the Library is proud to announce this season's lineup. This collection of speakers and topics wil assuredly entertain and educate audiences of all ages. The programs will take place in the Civic Center Library Auditorium, begin at 7:00pm, and as always free to attend. details

Effective May 18th

All fines and fees must be paid in full prior to library card renewal. Contact information (phone numbers, email addresses, home addresses) can change over time. Library cards expire every 3 years so we can keep your record up-to-date. Be sure your account is current so your reading and other library services aren't interrupted.

Attention Overdrive Audio Users

Overdrive is sunsetting WMA and WMV formats. Audio books will only be available in MP3 format for audio books and streaming video for movies.

Libraries closed Memorial Day Weekend

We will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday -- May 23, 24 and 25 for Memorial Day Weekend. We will Resume regular hours on Tuesday, May 26th.

Friday, May 22, 2015


Teen Summer Reading Promotional Video Contest

Department: Teen
Location: All
Library: All Livonia Libraries
Department: Teen
Location: All

Produce a short video promoting our Teen Summer Reading Program, submit it by June 1 and you could win first prize! Your Promotional video (commercial) can be as long as you want it to be, but it must promote our 2015 Teen Summer Reading Program.  You can use any recording device and submit files in any format.  

 The Teen Summer Reading Program runs at all three branches from June 15 to August 1. The theme is “UNMASK”, and is loosely based around superheroes. We have many other events associated with “UNMASK”, which you can use for inspiration for your video, or you can view last year's very long promo video here: See updated program and event information on our event cybercalendar @, or on our teen facebook page @<;/p>

 Prizes for the winning entry. You can submit entries by uploading your video to a video hosting site like or, and email us a link, along with any password(s) needed. Email your video links to either Ken Bignotti @, or Patty Goonis, You can also submit in person by downloading your video to a flash drive and bringing it to the library. Please call Ken Bignotti, 734-421-4235 (M, W), 248-893-4010 (Tu, Th), 734-466-2460 (F, Sa) for any questions.



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