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SUMMER READING 2019
June 17th - August 16th

Click here for information on the Summer Reading Program
for Children, Teens, and Adults!

A big THANK YOU to our generous donors of Prizes for the Summer Reading Program:

McDonald's of South Haven, Bangor, Coloma, and Benton Harbor
Dairy Queen of Coloma
Michigan Pizza Hut, Inc.
Moore Theatres
Soulard's
Chili's


Book Club

Becoming Mrs. LewisThe Coloma Library Book Club is meeting for a book discussion on Thursday, June 27 @5:30 p.m. The title to read is Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan. Generally, depending on demand, there are titles available for check-out at the front desk.

The Book Club regularly meets every other Thursday and is always pleased to add new members. If you are interested participating in lively book discussions, please click here or stop by the library.



Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

LaunchPad Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? Discover hundreds of Michigan's cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card! You can "check out" FREE or discounted admission passes (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more. Click here for more information.

 


Playaway Launchpads - the kids-only learning tablet

LaunchPad Every Playaway Launchpad comes with free educational apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning. Kids will gain a solid understanding of the relationship between letters and sounds with games and learning tools featuring favorite characters, exciting stories, and more!

The "Land of Letters" Launchpad promotes development of basic reading skills through alphabet and letter recognition activities (recommended for 3-5 year olds). Improve reading accuracy with the "Sound It Out" Launchpad using rhyme and spelling patterns (recommended for 5-7 year olds).

Launchpads are available at Coloma Public Library for patrons living in the library's service area. Inquire about checking one out today!

 


Ancestry® Library Edition

Ancestry graphicTrace your family tree using Ancestry® Library Edition, an online database accessible at Coloma Public Library. Dig into genealogical records going back as far back as the 1400s.

On Ancestry® Library Edition, you can search:

Ancestry® Library Edition can be used on any of the computer workstations at the library using your library card.

 


Newspaper Archive

search our newspapersPast issues of the Coloma Courier (November 1899-1969), Watervliet Record (1890-October 1984) and Tri-City Record (1984-2010) are available for searching and browsing on this website. A special thank you to Karl Bayer at the
Tri-City Record
for allowing the library to make these papers available to the public, and to Watervliet District Library for their support with this project.

 


Card Catalog

Card CatalogSearch the library's catalog from home! Click here,
select Coloma Public Library, and begin to search for books
and other materials.

You may also log in to your account using your library card account number to view items checked out, renew, and place holds.

 


Overdrive Now AvailableeBooks and Digital Audiobooks

The library offers eBooks and digital audiobooks through the Southwest Michigan Digital Library.

To browse available titles, click here. All you need is your Coloma Public Library card.

Download e-content even faster directly to your device with the new Libby app!
Libby App
For helpful tutorial on adding e-content to your device, click here.