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Harper Woods Public Library

What's Going on at the Library?

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Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading starts on June 17! Join us for fun, reading, games, and prizes! We have events for readers of all ages. Come in today to talk to one of our librarians and get started.

We're Hiring!

We have positions open for a Circulation Assistant and a Youth Services Librarian. Please click on the following link for more information: Employment

Call All Artisans!

Do you make jewelry, ceramics, candles, woodwork, or other artistic creations? The Friends of the Harper Woods Public Library invite you to showcase and sell you work at a fundraiser that will benefit the library and expand awareness of local creative arts. For more information, click on the following link to go to our Friends of the Library section: Friends of the Library

Use the Library at Home

Even when the library is closed, we encourage you to use our online resources listed below or at

  • Libby by Overdrive is our source for digital books, magazines, and audiobooks.
  • is a great resource to help parents and students get help with academic questions.

With, students can get help with any type of academic question: science, math, English, social studies, and writing. Tutors work with students from kindergarten through grade 12 -- even up to introductory college work.

You can connect to a live tutor online between 4pm - 11pm. Many other features (even resume writing assistance!) are available 24-7. All you need is your library card and PIN to connect.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library EditionThe Library now offers Ancestry Library Edition as part of its database collection. This tool, which must be used inside the library, provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s.  Please click here to use.


Michigan Activity Pass

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)MAP is supported in part by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The program is designed to enhance the learning experience for people of all ages through books and other library materials, and to provide reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across Michigan, from St. Joseph to Saline to Saginaw to Sault Ste. Marie to South Range, and all points in between.

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Harper Woods Public Library
19601 Harper Ave, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Regular Hours Summer Hours
Mon-Wed: 11am-7pm Mon-Wed: 11am-7pm
Thu-Fri: 11am-5pm Thu-Fri: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 1pm - 5pm Saturday: Closed

Libby by Overdrive - Digital Books, Magazines & Audiobooks

Libby by Overdrive Ebooks and audiobooks