Mackinaw Area Public Library

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Welcome to the Mackinaw Area Public Library

Upcoming Events:

Christmas Open House

Saturday, December 10 from 12 until 2 p.m.


Stop in and take a picture with Santa, sample some goodies, color and do a craft and bring along your gifts to be wrapped while you wait.  For a donation to their group The Friends of the Library will wrap your gifts.

Upcoming Photography Classes


Would you like to take better pictures?  Beginning January 2017, Daniel T. Welihan will be be holding classes to introduce you to photography or help you brush up some of your skills. 

Classes will be Monday's from 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. The first class will be "Taking Good Pictures". It is a general overview of photography and there will be no charge. The following four classes will be $10 a class or $35.00 if you register for all four. There will also be one optional field trip photo shoot that will be scheduled at a later date.

Classes are:

  •  January 16 - Digital Photography Basics
  • January 23 - Photo Composition & Creativity
  • January 30 - Camera to Computer - Image Organization and Storage
  • February 6 - Presentations, Prints and a Friendly Critique

There is limited space so please register as soon as possible.

Fall 2016 Book Discussion

    December 8, 2016

Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen

It's the early 1970s. The town of Ringgold, Georgia, has a population if 1,923 one traffic light, one Dairy Queen, and one Catherine Grace Cline.  The daughter of Ringgold's third-generation Baptist preacher, Catherine Grace is quick-witted, more than a little stubborn, and dying escape her small-town life . . .

Join us on the December 8, 2016 at 3:30 in the Michigan Room at the main branch for the discussion. All are welcome whether or not you finished the book.

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Upcoming Events
The Anishinaabe Way - Exploring Native American History Oct 08, 2016 01:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Main Branch - Michigan Room
Open paint and art at the main branch Dec 05, 2016 02:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Main branch community room
Open paint and art at the main branch Dec 07, 2016 03:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Main branch Community Room
Michigan Activity Pass

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The Michigan Activity Pass is now available.

Print out free and discounted passes to cultural sites throughout the state.

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