National Library Week - April 13 - 19

Joan Rogers's blog

Photo Session for 50th Birthday Photo Album

50th Birthday CakeBack by popular demand, Mari of Photography by Mari will be here for the first of several photo sessions this year. We will be creating our 50th Birthday Photo Album with the posters we make from this and all other photo shoots. Posters will be on display in the Library and outside the Library as we get the results back from each session. Check this page to see what we have planned for the year.


Food for Fines/Food for Thought

Food for FinesTeam up with the Library to help our hungry neighbors in need

Once again we are partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank and other TLN libraries to collected non-perishable food items to help feed hungry children, seniors, and families in our community. We will forgive $1 in fines for each item donated, up to $10, per day.

Who: anyone with outstanding overdue fines. Currently fine-free? The Food for Thought segment of this program is for you!

Where: The Waterford Township Public Library

When: Monday, March 24, 2014 through Thursday, May 8, 2014

What: Non-perishable food items that meet the following criteria

  • Unopened
  • Original Label still intact
  • Expiration date of August 1, 2014 or later

All donations will be distributed to either the Waterford Senior Center or Open Door of Waterford. Both are partners of, and distribution centers for, Gleaners.


Library Hosts Student Art Show

 Student art show

The Library will host an exhibit of art works by students of all ages, Saturday, April 5 through Saturday, April 19.

Opening reception: Monday, April 7, 4:00p-7:00p


Sponsored by the Waterford Area Cultural Council

Library Q&A

A link to the Question & Answer sheet prepared as an informational item about the Library in conjunction with the millage renewal campaign is now included in the Library Factsheet. See Dedicated Millage in this list.

Library Hours Changing

Due to budget constraints that have reduced our staff hours an additional 24% over the course of this year we will be reducing the Library's service hours. As of December 2, 2011 the Library will be closed on Fridays. While we regret this necessity, the change will allow us to reallocate the remaining staff hours to provide the best service possible. New hours:

Mon - Thu   9:00a - 9:00p
Friday         CLOSED
Saturday  10:00a - 5:00p
Sunday      1:00p - 5:00p

Library Advisory Board meeting

The Library Advisory Board's next meeting is Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 5:30p. Agenda available.

Message from the Director

An open letter to you explaining choices made to meet the demands of declining revenues for library services while demand for those services is on the increase.