• Summer Reading 2020!
  • Indie Titles & Self Publishing
  • Digital Historical Documents
  • Wireless Printing
  • COVID Response Plan
  • Summer Reading Events Week 4
  • Summer Reading Events Week 5


Program runs June 15th-August 8th.

Welcome to the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge  “Imagine Your Story” at Community District Library! Get a free book bag for signing up. Everyone earns prizes by logging reading time, doing fun activities, and completing reviews of books you’ve read. You also earn virtual tickets for drawings and a chance to win bigger prizes like a Kindle Fire (kids challenge), Apple Airpods (teen challenge), an Amazon Echo Dot, $50 gift cards, and your own SnackCrate to unbox!

We have moved online this year for an interactive experience.  You can sign up online, starting June 9th or download the Beanstack app on any phone or tablet.  No library card is necessary.  Kids earn points to collect prizes of their choice and pick them up at any branch. They will also earn virtual tickets to enter to win larger prizes!  Teens earn a lanyard for completing level 1 and a free pizza courtesy of Jets Pizza of Owosso for completing level 2.  Teens also earn virtual ticket to enter drawings of their choice for larger prizes!  The more you read, the more chances to win.

You can earn points by attending the libraries virtual events listed on our Virtual Event Calendar.

Click HERE for a copy of our SRP brochure and events.

You can print a teen or kids reading log, or pick up at any branch if that is your preference.


Format your books for ePublication anywhere with Pressbooks! Create professional-quality eBook and print-ready files in ePUB, MOBI and PDF formats.


Share your eBook with readers! Once your book has been formatted for ePublication, Indie Author Project makes your work available online at CDL'S BiblioBoard Library.

Discover something new to check out!

From eBooks to multimedia collections that incorporate books, images, audio, and video, BiblioBoard provides library patrons with a fun and engaging experience created by self-published authors, artists, and musicians.



You can now access digital documents from the communities of Bancroft, Byron, Corunna, Lennon, Morrice, New Lothrop, and Perry.  Included are historical newspapers, yearbooks, pictures, cemetery records and more. Many of the documents are searchable to make research easier.  This is an onging project with materials added continuously.  Search CDL Digital Historical Collections. 

Print from anywhere to a Community District Library printer with Princh. You can order your prints online from home, or stop into any CDL branch and print wirelessly from there. Download the Princh app on your phone or tablet, or from your computer upload your document to the Princh website. Then, stop into any CDL branch to pick up your prints. Each branch has an assigned code to enter when ordering.  Choose to pay in person at the library or online with your credit card. 
Black & white prints are .15 cents per page, color prints are .25 cents per page.

Princh Codes

Bancroft: 101867

Byron: coming soon

Corunna: 102617

Lennon: 102639

Morrice: 102650

New Lothrop: coming soon

Perry: 102621



Community District Library has been working for many weeks on a plan for our branches to safely reopen our doors to the public.   Please read the library's Covid-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness and Response Plan for full details of our plan to safely resume library operations within the guidelines as set forth in Executive Orders:

Executive Order 2020-110 - Temporary restrictions on certain events, gatherings, and businesses - Rescission of Executive Orders 2020-69 and 2020-96 

Executive Order 2020-97 - Safeguards to protect Michigan’s workers from COVID-19 - Rescission of Executive Order 2020-91


Safety measures include but are not limited to: public capacity limits in branches, masks are required by staff and patrons if medically able to wear, social distancing inside buildings and at computers between staff and patrons, plexiglass barriers (sneeze guards) installed at all staff/public service desks, materials handling procedures will be followed by staff to properly and safely handle library materials, strict cleaning and disinfecting schedule for high volume surfaces touched by the public.  All in branch programming has been cancelled and Summer Reading events have been moved to virtual events.


Monday, July 6 at 1:00 pm

Ring Of Steel

Ring of Steel is an action theatre and stunt troupe that will perform a swashbuckling sword fighting show for Imagine Your Story 2020!

Click here to join: Ring of Steel

Tuesday, July 7 at 10:00 am

Fishing With a Hammer and Chisel With PaleoJoe

Join real life Paleontologist, PaleoJoe weekly for a LIVE show about fossils.  A new topic will be discussed each week.  The show will be presented on ZOOM. 

Please have ZOOM downloaded in advance. 


Meeting ID: 989 1332 9053
Password: 511825

 Wednesday,  July 8 at 4:00 pm

Magic and Comedy with Cameron Zvara-LIVE

Cameron brings his hilarious comedy magic show to your living room!

Please have Zoom downloaded in advance.

Click here to join: LIVE Online Comedy Magic Show!


Thursday July at 5:00

Acting Up Theatre Company presents Imagine You're A King

Comedy and theatre featuring King Arthur and Knights of the Brown Table

Click here to join: Imagine You're a King!

Friday July 10

Storytime With Miss Joanie!

We know you've all missed Friday storytimes with Miss Joanie.  You are in luck!  Every Friday Miss Joanie will stop by the library and present her storytime with Hoover Bear.

Click the link below to listen!

Story Time with Miss Joanie!


Monday, July 13 1:00 pm

Dr. Slime presents You Can Be A Chemist

Dr. Slime, the crazy guy with the green hair will make Goblins Brew, a Flaming Ball of Hydrogen, Elephants Toothpaste and a count down to Space Shuttle Fuel.

Link will be provided. 

Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 am

Prehistoric Creatures Without Backbones With PaleoJoe

Join real life Paleontologist, PaleoJoe weekly for a LIVE show about fossils.  A new topic will be discussed each week.  The show will be presented on ZOOM. 

Please have ZOOM downloaded in advance.Join ZOOM
Meeting ID: 989 1332 9053
Password: 511825

Thursday,  July 16 at 5:00 pm

Tiny Fairy Tales with The Music Lady

Our favorite garden fairy pixie will guide us in creating our very own fairy tale.  Full of songs, laughter, mischief and musical mayhem. On our journey through the fairy garden we will pick daisy's, listen to wind chimes, hop through puddles, listen to rainstorms and other musical adventures.

Link will be provided

Friday, June 2

Storytime With Miss Joanie!

We know you've all missed Friday story times with Miss Joanie.  You are in luck!  Every Friday Miss Joanie will stop by the library and present a new story each week. 

Click the link below to listen!

A link will be provided

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