Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library

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Available Library Services

The wearing of a mask in the Library is strongly encouraged for all people over the age of 2 years. Masks are available by the front door, at the circulation desk, in the Teen Lounge and in the Children's Room.

  • Public computer usage
  • Wireless Internet
    • Within building
    • Signal accessible from the parking lot
  • Copy, Fax, and Scan
  • Notary services -- by appointment
  • Issuing library cards
  • Borrowing items, which may be done in several ways:
    • Drive-up window NOW OPEN
    • Curbside delivery
    • Browsing inside the building
  • Placing holds on specific items, which may also be done in several ways:
  • Reader's Advisory - personal reading recommendations from the staff!
  • Downloadable content from home!
    • Hoopla - ebooks, audiobooks, TV, movies, and music
    • Overdrive - ebooks, audiobooks, and videos
    • RBDigital - magazines and newspapers
  • Michigan Electronic Library (MEL)
    • Borrow items from other libraries statewide
    • Utilize databases and online resources
  • Genealogy research from home through Ancestry.com Library edition and email requests
  • NEW: PRONUNCIATOR This is our new language learning software. Practice phrases, words and conversations in 164 languages!  Each course is personalized for you, with fun quizzes and games included. All you need is your library card number!
  • Instruction in Digital Conversion
    • Super 8mm & Standard 8mm Film Reels
    • VHS Cassettes
    • Other Camcorder Formats
    • 35mm Slide Transparencies & Negative Strips
    • Vinyl Records
    • Audio Cassettes
  • 3-D Printing Projects
    • by appointment




The Winter 2022 newsletter is now available. Click here to download a copy.

Additional information regarding our digital content (ebooks, audiobooks, videos, etc.) can be found here.



Story Time will not be held February 9. It resumes on Wednesday, February 16. 

Story Time is held weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Drop-in participation is welcome. Guess the item in the Story Time bag, then enjoy three stories, fun movement activities, songs, and shaker activities.

Take-home crafts for kids are now available!

If you are not comfortable with entering the building, we are still here to help!
Please message us on our
Facebook Page, fill out our Contact Us form, or email us directly if you have any questions or need assistance.

Don't have a library card with us?  Wish you did?  Don't worry!
Now is a great time to embrace all of the digital services we offer.
Please use one of the above forms of contact and we will get you set up with a card and mail it out to you!

The Library is currently in PHASE 4 of the reopening plan. This means we are open for pre-pandemic functioning and procedures, while adapting to any new public health protocols issued by state or county government and health authorities.

View our phased reopening plan here.

For the most recent updates from the State of Michigan, please visit https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus

The Library of Michigan has developed a set of federal and state resources regarding COVID-19 which can be viewed here.

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