MeLCat Information

MeLCat interlibrary loan requesting will be temporarily suspended starting November 18th.
Please see our FAQ for details.


What's going on?
Check out our December newsletter for upcoming events and our latest additions.

Reading ABCs

Tuesday, December 1, 10:30-11:00 a.m.


 Reading ABCs

Geared towards preschool-aged children. No pre-registration is necessary.

 This active program is filled with poems, stories, songs and finger plays featuring a different letter of the alphabet each week.

Today's special letter is G!

Tales with Tails: Rylee

Tuesday, December 1, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Tales with Tails


Elementary and middle school children are invited to sign-up ahead of time for a 15-minute session to read to a certified therapy dog. This program encourages fluency practice by providing a furry friend to listen in a judgement-free zone. Our reading buddy today is Rylee, a golden doodle who loves a good story!  Please call or stop by the library to reserve a time.

Holiday Bake Sales and Cookie Walk

Leave the Holiday Baking to Us!

event_cookies_christmasJoin us for a scrumptious tour of delicious homemade cookies, candies, cakes pies and breads. Select your favorites and customize your personal cookie tray! Perfect for holiday entertaining or gifts.

Cookies and candies sold at $6.00 per pound
Cakes, pies and bread will be individually priced.

Baked goods donations needed. Email Liz at for more information.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Harrison Township Public Library, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports the library mission.

Holiday Craft

Make a holiday gift for your family and friends.
Mason jar candle holder

Join us for a craft of

mason jar candle holders

Saturday, December 12th at 1:00p.m.

One free craft. Registration required.
Call, email, or stop in the library to sign up. ■ (586)329-1261

2016 Predictions

What’s coming in 2016?
Kristy Robinett
Kristy Robinett
An Abnormally Normal Psychic Medium

Join us for this FREE presentation as Kristy discusses her predictions for 2016


Wednesday, January 6th at 7:00pm
Registration required, call, email or stop in the library to sign up.

Note that not everyone will be read.
For more information go to
This program is for entertainment purposes only.

Michigan Activity Pass

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Dinosaurs Alive IMAX image

Get a free movie with your Michigan Activity Pass

Want to learn more about dinosaurs?
Visit the Michigan Science Center and use the Michigan Activity Pass to see
Dinosaurs Alive IMAX film for FREE!



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HTPL Joins MILibraryCard Program

HTPL members who travel, now have more options.  You can now borrow books from libraries located at many of your travel destinations across Michigan.  
MILibraryCard allows Harrison Township Public Library card holders in good standing to borrow items at an additional 93 libraries (and growing) across the state of Michigan.  Click this link for a full list of participating libraries.

*See a staff member for more details before you travel*

Zinio e-magazines

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Now you can check out e-magazines
through Zinio!

HTPL is pleased to announce our newest service...e-magazines!  You can read online or download to your favorite e-device.  Search Zinio for your favorite magazines, or click here to learn how to use Zinio. You must download the Zinio app for your e-device.  Links to app downloads are at the bottom of the Zinio home page.

Shop Amazon, help the Friends

Support the library when you shop at Amazon
Simply enter Amazon shopping through the Smile Program at and select Friends of Harrison Township Public Library as your preferred organization. Amazon will give a portion of your purchase to the Friends, while you simply shopped as usual. 
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Learn more about the AmazonSmile Program.
Click here to start shopping now!

Book donations

Got Textbooks? We'll take them!
We're currently taking donations. And now you can bring us your textbooks too! Donating is a great way to help the library.  Please keep us in mind as you spruce up.    

Library Events

Support Your Library - Kroger Community Rewards

 Support Your Library Every Time You Shop at Kroger

Link Your Kroger Plus Savings Card
to the Kroger Community Rewards Program
to learn more and register!

Book Sale

Come visit our book sale!  It's open every day that we are.
Monday and Thursday 10am-6pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 12pm-8pm
Friday 2pm-6pm
Saturday 12pm-4pm

All items 25¢ to $1.00. Open to everyone.