Join us tonight and meet author John Smolens. He will be discussing his latest novel,

A Cold, Hard Prayer as part of the Michigan Notable Book Tour. All are welcome to attend. Registration is not required. Enjoy freshly brewed coffee from Cheboygan Coffee Roasters, hors d'oeuvres from Libby's, Mulligan's, and Duncan City Pizza as well as cookies from Bittersweet. We hope to see you this evening for our notable event.

Our Mission

The mission of the Cheboygan Area Public Library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire community in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful and professional.

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What's Happening at the Library?

Check out the Event Calendar to see what is happening at the Library!

Library Calendar of Events

Have you completed our library survey? If you answered yes, thank you, your input is appreciated! If you have yet to submit this short survey please do so today. Paper surveys are available as you enter our main level. Electronic surveys are linked on our website and on our Facebook page. Scan the QR code when you visit us or click this link Library Survey to complete the survey now! The survey window will close on May 10th. Please provide your feedback so we may better serve the community. Thank you!

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan Blood Drive will take place at the Cheboygan Public Library on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Click the link below to sign up and safe a life!

Sign up for the May 9, 2024 Blood Drive Here!

This three class series (Introduction to Pottery) with instructor Kathy Jarvie includes instruction at each segment, all materials, and firing. Registration is required in person with the $60 class fee payment.

Call or stop by the Library to schedule a time to receive one-on-one help with your phone, tablet, laptop, e-readers, or other device!

This is a free service provided by the Cheboygan Area Public Library. 

Follow Cheboygan Area Public Library on Facebook to stay up to date on programs and important updates. You may also follow cheboyganlibrary on Instagram. #what's on the cart Wednesday is just one of the fun posts you'll find on our Insta. Follow us to be in the know!

What does the Library Offer?

Want a quick highlight of your library?

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Library Collection

Browse the Collection!

Find your next read here!

Get a Library Card!

Read the Library Card Policy here!


Library Services

Use a Community Room

Check out the Community Room Use Options/Application!

Host a movie night for your group!

Check out the Library's Swank movie license here!

Need a Notary? The library has one!

Please call ahead to make an appointment. The service is free.

Library of Things

The Library of Things collection is growing! Check out what we offer!

Card & Board Games

Cooking Tools, Instruments, Crafts, Art Supplies, Disks for Disc Golf.

Digital Resources

Check out this step-by-step guide to help you get started with the digital resources!

How to Access Your Digital Library

Do you have the PAC2 App?

Library patrons can now download the PAC2 app to their smartphone or tablet and have instant access to our library catalog at their fingertips. The app has all the features of our online catalog. Browse our collection, place holds and renew books online. The PAC2 app can store your library card so if you leave home without your card just open the app select your card and scan to check out. Download this free app from Google Play or the Apple App Store or stop by the library, our staff is happy to assist you!


Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. HOOPLA syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. And it's all FREE thanks to your public library!

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We have partnered with Michigan Department of Health & Human Services to provide free rapid test kits to our community. Stock up on kits for yourself or claim up to five per household. If you are feeling unwell or have a confirmed exposure please park in our curbside pick-up parking, call the library & someone will run some kits out to you.

Meet your Library Advocates!

Library Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a volunteer group that represents the townships and school district the Library serves.

Visit the Board of Trustees page on the Library's website here:

About the Library Board

Mary Ellen Enos, Jeanette Mateer, Kay Forster, Nadene Delana, Bruce Gauthier, Don Gezon, Dan Welihan.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is an amazing group of volunteers who support the mission of the Library!

Visit the Friends page on the Library's website here:

About the Friends of the Library

Interested in learning more

or lending a hand?

Check out their brochure here!

Here is an article about the history of the Friends!

"Friends of Cheboygan Area Library continue to help Library"

The Book Nook is Open!

The Friends of the Cheboygan Area Public Library host a used book sale twice a week! Find some new-to-you books on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10:30am to 2pm in the Book Nook bookstore on the Library's Lower Level. 

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