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Applying for a Library Card

Visit the Circulation Desk and present your current/valid Driver’s License or State of Michigan ID showing your current/valid Redford Township address.  You will receive your card in a matter of minutes and it will be valid for one (1) year from the date of issue.  

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Coupon Corner

COUPON CORNER

Visit our coupon exchange in the copier alcove. Drop off coupons you can’t use, and pick up those you need!

Display Case Information

Do you have an interesting collection or hobby that you’d like to share?  Ask to feature your treasures in the Library’s display case! The display case is available for educational, artistic, informational, and cultural displays and exhibits.  Displays of a commercial nature are not accepted, though business cards may be left at the Library for distribution.  Signage stating a display’s sponsorship must be included with all exhibits.

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Fax Services

The library offers fax services at the Circulation Desk.  Faxing is available at $1/pg., outgoing only with a free coversheet.  International faxing is available with an additional $5 flat fee.

Hold Pickup Notification via SMS Text Messaging

This feature is patron opt-in only and requires that the Patron sign up in the My Account section of the eLibrary Catalog.  Have questions?  Let us know; we're happy to help!

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Interlibrary Loan

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Interlibrary loan is available for many items not owned by the Redford Township District Library.

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Low Vision Services

  • Large Print fiction and nonfiction books
  • Internet computer with
    • Easy-to-read keyboard
    • ZoomText screen magnification program
    • JAWS screen reading program

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Magazines & Newspapers

The complete list of magazines and newspapers subscribed to by the Redford Township District Library.

 

Meeting Room Use

Request a Meeting Room or Group Study Room

The meeting room may be reserved by professional and governmental groups and by any local, organized, non-profit group in Redford.

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MI Big Green Gym 

For anyone wanting to get fit this summer, but find their budget is the leanest part of their lifestyle, a quick trip to Redford Township District Library for a free pass into MI Big Green Gym is the first step to getting started!

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 Michigan Activity Pass

MAP is an online program. Library users with a valid library card can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of more than 100 participating institutions. The list includes the Cranbrook Art Museum, the DIA, the Gilmore Car Museum, and the Michigan Science Center, to name a few.

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The Redford Township District Library participates in the MILibraryCard program.  A MILibraryCard sticker affixed to a borrower’s card allows access to up to 10 books (print only) across the state at participating libraries.  RTDL patrons may acquire a MILibraryCard sticker at the Circulation Desk.  To find out if your library participates click on the link below. 

Participating Libraries 

 

Paws for Reading

Beginning readers through fifth grade (with their parent) are invited to sign up at the Children's Desk for this popular Saturday program.  Choose to share a story with either Molly, a wonderful Old English Sheepdog, or Billy Flynn, an amazing black Labrador.

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Photocopiers

The Library offers self-serve copiers for your convenience.  The photocopiers are located in the Copy alcove near the Adult Reference Desk.  B&W copies are .20/pg. and color copies are .75/pg.  You may also scan a document to a flash drive using the color copier free of charge.

 

Public Computer Access

There are 24 computers in the Adult Department and 6 in the Children's Department, which offer internet access and Microsoft Office 2010.  In order to use these computers, you must log on with a valid Library card number or a Guest Pass

If you bring your own wireless-compatible device, you may access the Wi-Fi without a Library card.  You may print wirelessly from your smartphone, laptop or tablet to our library’s black-and-white/color copier.  If you are in a hurry, use one of the 2 Express Stations available next to the library catalogs for 15 minute sessions.

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Renewals

Please remember to renew on or before the due date.  Most items may be renewed twice with the following exceptions:

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Self-Checkout

The library provides 3 self-checkout machines for your convenience.  Located in the Children’s Department, at the Circulation Desk and next to the main catalogs, the self-checkout machines provide receipt options not available at the Circulation Desk.

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Self-Service Hold Shelf

The library features a self-service hold shelf, conveniently located next to the Circulation Desk.  When you are notified that your request has come in, it will remain on the shelf under your last name for 1 week.  You may check out the item(s) at the Circulation Desk or at one of the 3 convenient self-checkout machines.  

 

 

 

Tax Forms

Hard copies will be available through Tax Day. The Library also keeps a copy of reproducible forms that you may make copies of at .20/pg.  Forms not available at the library may also be printed from the following websites for .20/pg.

TLN

The Library Network is a library consortium consisting of 65 libraries in Southeast Michigan.  The Redford Township District Library is proud to be a member.  To find out if your library is a TLN member, visit tln.org  

Tours & Events

The Library offers tours to school groups.  Please see Group Tours and School Visits for more information.

The Library also offers many events throughout the year.  Visit our Calendar of Events to view all upcoming events.  

 

 

Typewriter

Sometimes you just need an old fashioned typewriter and we have one!  If you find yourself needing one, please visit the Childrens Reference Desk and they will be happy to provide access.

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Library Hours

Sunday 2014-09-13 CLOSED
Monday 2014-09-14 10 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday 2014-09-15 10 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday 2014-09-16 10 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday 2014-09-17 10 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 2014-09-18 10 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 2014-09-19 10 AM - 5:00 PM