The library is closed until further notice, due to the MI Executive Order and recommendation of the Michigan Library Association, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

No late fees will be charged during the library's closure. Though items may be returned during the closure to our outside book drop, you may hold onto your materials unti we reopen.

Questions? Email us at readcoloma@gmail.com

Check out our many eResources on our catalog link!

The meeting of the Coloma Public Library Board of Trustees, scheduled for Monday, April 20th, has been cancelled due to the restrictions in place to limit exposure to COVID-19. The next scheduled meeting is Monday, June 15th.

Meetings of the Coloma Public Library Board of Trustees are held on the third Monday of the month in the Library's meeting room at 5:45 p.m. in the months of February, April, June, August, October, and December.



Did you know the census directly impacts funding for the Coloma Public Library? Around the middle of March, your family will receive a census invite.

Please participate and Be Counted! Check out this link or email the library for more information.

Thank you to Berrien Community Foundation, who through a grant supports our library's census programming.

Virtual Storytimes for Toddlers and Preschoolers @ Your Library

Join us online with Miss Alicia for Virtual Storytimes! Links to new storytimes will be posted on our Facebook page and to the Coloma Public Library YouTube Channel.

Ancestry® Library Edition

Ancestry graphicTrace your family tree using Ancestry® Library Edition, an online database accessible now from home with your library card! Dig into genealogical records going back as far back as the 1400s.

On Ancestry® Library Edition, you can search:

  • U.S. federal and state census data
  • Birth, marriage, and death records
  • Military records
  • Social Security death records
  • Immigration lists.
  • U.K. census data, civil registrations, and probate records dating back to the 1500s


    Newspaper Archive

    search our newspapers Past 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.


Browse the Catalog

Card CatalogSearch the library's catalog from home! Click here, and
log in with your library card account number and phone number or password.

Once logged in, you may search the catalog for books and other
materials. You may view items checked out, renew items, and place holds.


Overdrive Now AvailableeBooks and Digital Audiobooks - OverDrive

The library offers eBooks and digital audiobooks through the Southwest Michigan Digital Library. To browse available titles, click here. All yLibby Appou need is your Coloma Public Library card.

Download e-content even faster directly to your device with the new Libby app!


Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Coloma Public Library is to provide access to informational, educational, cultural and recreational library materials and services in a variety of formats and technologies; to be responsive to the public library needs of the community; and to uphold the public's freedom of access to information.

Page Last Updated: April 12, 2020