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  • 1. Pigeon District Library 7236 Nitz St., Pigeon (989) 453-2341 www.pigeondistrictlibrary.com HOURS Monday 9-5 Tuesday April-Oct. 9-7 Nov.-Mar. 9-6 Thursday April-Oct. 9-7 Nov.-Mar. 9-6 Friday 9-5 Saturday Sept.-May 9-3 June-Aug. 9-1
  • 2. Welcome to the Pigeon District Library where our patrons are our first priority!
  • 3. Statistics
    • Patron Visits - 47,830 in 2006
    • Number of Materials – 40,487
      • Audio Books/Books on CD – 844
      • CDs/CD-ROM – 312
      • Books – 33,037
      • Magazines/Newspapers – 100 subscriptions
      • Videos – 2,963
      • DVDs - 460
  • 4. Circulation Desk Trained, courteous staff is here to assist you. Staff answers more than 2,000 reference questions yearly.
  • 5. Children’s Room
    • Fiction Books
    • Non-fiction Books
    • Non-fiction Videos
  • 6. Children’s Room
    • Toys & Games
    • Theme Backpacks
  • 7. On-Line Card Catalog
    • Search our Collections
    • Search VLC (Valley Library Consortium)
    • Search MeLCat – State Catalog
  • 8. Materials from other libraries can be requested through Interlibrary Loan free of charge.
  • 9. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult
    • Hard Cover Fiction
    • Hard Cover Non-fiction
    • Paperback Books
    • Educational Games
    • Theme Backpacks
    • Puzzles
    • Junior Reference
    • New Materials Display
  • 10. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult
    • Hard Cover Fiction
    • Hard Cover Non-fiction
    • Paperback Books
    • Educational Games
    • Theme Backpacks
    • Puzzles
    • Junior Reference
    • New Materials Display
  • 11. Fiction
  • 12. Fiction
    • Hard Cover
    • Paperbacks
    • Large Print
    • Mystery
    • Science Fiction
    • Western
    • Audio Books
    • Books on CD
    • New Materials Display
  • 13. Non-Fiction
  • 14. Non-Fiction
    • Books
    • Large Print
    • Videos
    • Audio Books
    • Books on CD
    • CD-ROM
    • New Materials Display
  • 15. Videos and DVDs
  • 16. General Reference
  • 17. General Reference
    • Atlases
    • Chilton Auto Repair Manuals
    • Contemporary Authors
    • Encyclopedias
    • Newspapers on Microfilm
    • Telephone Books
    • Thomas Register
    • Vertical File
  • 18. Michigan Reference
  • 19. Michigan Reference
    • Joann Haist Collection
    • Local Church Histories
    • Local Town Histories
    • Plat Books
    • School Annuals
    • Other Local Historical Publications
  • 20. Joann Haist Collection
    • 48 Notebooks
      • 1 Births
      • 9 Marriages
      • 22 Obituaries
      • 13 Pigeon Businesses
      • 1 1978 Diamond Jubilee
      • 2 Pigeon HS Class of 1949
  • 21. Magazines and Newspapers
  • 22. Magazines and Newspapers
    • Magazines
      • 94 Subscriptions
      • Current issue on shelf
      • Back issues can be checked out
    • Newspapers
      • 6 Subscriptions
        • Bay City Times
        • Detroit Free Press
        • Huron Daily Tribune
        • Newsweekly
        • Tuscola Advertiser
        • USA Today
  • 23. Puzzles
    • One month loan period
    • Collection changes regularly
    • Table with puzzle – patrons can add pieces if they wish
  • 24. Computer Lab
  • 25. Computer Lab
    • Internet Access Free of Charge
    • 11 Computers for Adults
    • 2 Laptop Connections
    • Document Scanner
    • Color or black and white copies
    • (per page fee applies)
    • Variety of Programs including
      • Microsoft Office
      • Word Perfect
      • Wireless Internet Access Available in Computer Lab and Reference Room.
  • 26. Computers for Patrons with Children
  • 27. Computers for Minors
    • 3 Computers with Filtered Internet Access
    • One is in the Children’s Room so parents can access the internet while supervising their child who can look at books and play with toys.
  • 28. Preschool Story Hour
    • 693 attended weekly
    • sessions last year
  • 29.  
  • 30. School Classes Visit
    • Throughout the school year classes visited every 2 weeks.
  • 31.
    • Total class visits – 23
    • Total number of students served- 394
    • Other group visits
      • Total number visits – 4
      • Total number children - 59
  • 32. Library Lending Program
  • 33. Library Lending Program
    • Volunteers deliver library materials to four, senior residential facilities in the area every 2 weeks.
      • Country Bay
      • Country Gardens
      • Home Sweet Home
      • Scheurer Hospital Long Term Care
  • 34. Summer Reading Program 2007
    • 116 Registered
    • 82 Completed Program
    • 1,566 – Total Number of Books Read
    • 20 Classes and Activities Held
  • 35. Summer Reading Program
  • 36. Summer Reading Program Party
  • 37. Other Library Activities
    • Book Club – Meets Monthly
    • Friends of the Pigeon District Library – Meets Quarterly
    • Entry in Farmer’s Festival Parade
    • Entry in Children’s Parade
    • Annual Quilt Show
    • Monthly Book Sale
    • Annual Book Sale – organized by Friends of the Library
    • Farmer’s Festival Movie for Children
    • Annual Musical Jamboree
    • Annual Children’s Book Week Activities
    • National Library Week Activities
    • Computer Workshops led by library volunteer
    • Library Appreciation Dinner
    • The Giving Tree – Collect books for Pigeon Food Pantry