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Get a Library Card

If you live in Clinton Township, you may get a library card free of charge, as part of your tax-supported library service.



Please bring a photo ID and ID showing your current address.  Applications for children ages 6-17 also require the signature of a parent or legal guardian.  Please note that parents are ultimately responsible for any overdue fines or damaged/lost material fees incurred by the children.

Non-resident property owners are entitled to one free card per family.  To receive your card, please bring a current tax bill for the property and a photo ID.

According to state law, those who live in areas where no library services are provided may purchase a card at the nearest library within their school district.  The current fee for this card is $127.00 per year.  To apply, please bring one form of ID showing current resident address, and photo ID.


Renew Books

To renew books and other items, visit the website catalog.  Login at the main menu using your 14-digit library barcode.  Your pin # is the last four digits of your barcode.  Click on the tab along the top right labeled "MY ACCOUNT".  Click "REVIEW MY ACCOUNT" to show all checked out items & when they are due, any holds placed, and any fines owed.  Click "RENEW SELECTED ITEMS" check boxes of those items needed to be renewed, click renew.  Any items which have a hold or are new, will not renew.  You can call the library and ask a staff member if you can possibly renew them.  Two renewals are possible on items with no holds that are not new.

Get a Newsfeed of Library Headlines

This website has several "feeds", which allow you to automatically receive links to news and events as they're posted on the site. Using feeds is a convenient way to keep up with as many blogs, news sites, and other websites as you like. For a quick tutorial about feeds and how they work, see Common Craft's RSS in Plain English video.

Feeds are marked with a special icon Feed icon, which you click to "subscribe" to the feed by adding it to whichever program you use as a feed reader (see below). 

Feeds on this site include:

There are a number of tools available for subscribing to and reading feeds. Here are a few examples:

Each tool has its own specific instructions for adding feeds, but the process is usually as simple as pasting in the feed's address or selecting from a menu.