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Celebrate National Library Week 2022

Mason County District Library is pleased to celebrate National Library Week, April 3-9, 2022 by continuing to welcome everyone in the community to access the information and services guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States...

Library Survey

Help plan for the future of our libraries!

Help us design the future of public library service in Mason County! Mason County District Library staff and Board of Trustees have been peering into the future and divining the direction of the next few years. Mason County residents are...

Patron Behavior Policy

Mason County District Library’s patron behavior policy has been updated to include a requirement to wear a cloth or medical mask that completely covers the nose and mouth upon entering the library. People who are medically unable to wear a...

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Fine Free as of March 1, 2020!

Mason County District Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials beginning March 1, 2020. Children’s items are already exempt. “We are delighted to remove this barrier to access,” says Thomas Trahey, Head of Circulation at Mason County District...

History of the Mason County District Library – Part 1

History of the Ludington Public Library In April of 1872 interested residents of Ludington met to discuss the possibility of forming a public library. By June of that year the library was started with a collection of used books and...

History of the Mason County District Library – Part 2

History of the Scottville Library In 1899 retired banker Mr. Charles Blain donated a lot on South Main Street in Scottville for a library. Money to build a building and purchase books was raised by subscription and by holding socials....

Friends of the Ludington Library

The Friends of the Library activities are on hold. However, plans for safe-distancing, outdoor Children’s Summer Reading programs are in the works. We are not accepting any type of donations until further notice. FRIENDS OF THE LUDINGTON LIBRARY WHO WE...

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History of the Libraries

Other posts on our website have more details. Here’s some interesting links with public information: Wikipedia – Ludington Public Library Wikipedia – Mason County District Library The Ludington Library: from Carnegie to Community: 1906-2006: A 25 minute video celebrating the...

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Freedom of Information Policy Information

Freedom of Information Act Policy for Mason County District Library – Mason County District Library Freedom of Information Act Procedures and Guidelines – Request for Public Records Form – Invoice example