Lapeer District Library

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Services

Public Computers

Internet access and Microsoft Office 2010 available.  The first 5 black and white printouts or 1 color printout are free for patrons with valid cards; additional prints are 10 cents per page, color prints are 50 cents per page.  A library card is required to log on to the public computers. Guest passes can be issued for the day if the user is 18 and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult to receive a guest pass.

Free Wi-Fi

WiFi is available 24/7 at all Lapeer District Library locations. WiFi password is: michigan

Copy/Fax/Scan

Fax service  $1.00 use of machine fee, and 25 cents per page.
Copy machine  Black & White copies 10 cents per page;  Color copies 50 cents per page. Various paper sizes are available and may cost more.
Scanning  Document scanning is available at no charge.

Microfilm Reader/Copier

Our machine is located upstairs in the fiction area. Copies are available first 5 are free and 10 cents per page after that. The collection includes Lapeer County Papers 1879-current; years 1889, 1902, 1913, and some random dates are missing. Funeral Home Records for Lapeer County Brown Funeral Home 1877-1963, Michigan Federal Census 1900-1920 and census for Lapeer County and surrounding areas 1820-1910. You are also welcome to bring in your own microfilm or microfiche to read on our machine. Any questions please call our reference desk at (810) 664-6971.

Computer Classes

Have you ever wanted to download the latest John Grisham to your device, but weren’t sure how? Do you own a business, and would like to use ReferenceUSA to create a mailing list, but are not sure where to start? Now you have a place where your technology questions can be answered! The Lapeer District Library will have staff available to work with you one-on-one by appointment to provide help with the technology topic of your choice.  Create an email address, a resume or a spreadsheet. Learn basic computer skills, discover a new database, or create a Facebook page, the choice is yours.

Please call the Reference Desk at the deAngeli Library at (810) 664-6971 to schedule your appointment. These 45 minute appointments are free and will be available during day, evening and weekend hours. 

Book Discussion Kits

Book Discussion Kits are available for your book club to checkout. Each kit contains ten copies of the book, plus a discussion sheet. Kits are available at various branches. Call the fiction desk for more information (810) 664-6971.

Notary Public Service

Available at the Marguerite deAngeli Branch.  The service is free and available by appointment.  Contact the reference desk at 664-6971 to make an appointment or for more information.

Obituary Information

Information about obituaries located in the Lapeer County Press. Contact reference desk at 664-6971 or submit an electronic form Obituary Request Form.

Meeting Rooms 

We are pleased to offer two gathering places. Available to non-profit groups only at no charge.
Metamora Branch  - Capacity is 29.  Metamora Meeting Room request form (pdf)
Marguerite deAngeli Main Branch - Capacity is 45.
Submit online or download form deAngeli Meeting Room request form (pdf)

Marguerite deAngeli Collection

Marguerite Lofft deAngeli is a highly regarded author / illustrator of American children's literature.  Born in Lapeer, Michigan in 1889, she was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1950 for The Door in the Wall, and was among the first to be inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame.

The Lapeer District Library has a collection of items about her life and works that is housed at the Marguerite deAngeli Branch.  A small number of items from this collection are on display in the library's meeting room and in various places around the building.


Services may vary by branch location.