If you like to browse the holdings of the library, here is a floor by floor guide to all of our collections.

(Link to loan periods, fees and fines, link to Circulation Policy)

Upper level:

  • Adult non-fiction, includes YA non-fiction
  • Michigan non-fiction – circulating
  • Michigan non-fiction – reference
  • Michigan documents (includes Deer Lake Amended Consent Judgement)
  • Career Collection
  • Adult reference materials
  • Maritime Collection
  • Business Reference
  • Back issues of periodicals (newspapers and magazines)
  • Microfilm collection
  • Local history vertical files
  • Yearbooks
  • Geneaology

Main level:

  • YA (Young Adult or Teen) fiction
  • YA audio books
  • YA magazines
  • Graphic Novels
  • SciFi/Fantasy
  • Westerns
  • Mysteries
  • Adult fiction
  • Large Print
  • paperbacks
  • art prints
  • Music on CD
  • Books on CD
  • Video on VHS
  • Video on DVD
  • Video on Blu-ray
  • Telescope
  • Sister City Collections (featuring Japanese and Finnish materials)
  • Current Periodicals
  • Queen City Seed Library

Lower level

  • Board books
  • picture books
  • Easy readers
  • Great Start collection (puppets, games, puzzles)
  • Intermediate fiction
  • Juvenile music CD’s
  • Juvenile audio books
  • Juvenile magazines
  • Juvenile reference
  • Juvenile non-fiction
  • Juvenile fiction

Loan periods, fees, and fines: (Complete Circulation Policy)

Material type Loan period Checkout fee Renewals Fine / day
Art prints 2 months 0 $1
Audio cassettes 3 weeks 2 $0.25
Audio CD 3 weeks 2 $0.25
Books (print and audio) 3 weeks 2 $0.25
Magazines 2 weeks 0 $0.25
DVD
feature film
7 days $1 / 7 days 2 $0.25
DVD
other
7 days 2 $0.25
Reference materials Don’t circulate
Telescope 7 days 1 $5
Videotape Feature Film 7 days $1 / 7 days 2 $0.25
Videotape Other 7 days 2 $0.25
Library Services, such as checking out materials and using the computers, will be suspended if fines exceed the amount of $10.00.