Paw Paw District Library

Phased Reopening Plan:

Frequently Asked Questions
 

Phase reopening plan

Phase 2: Our Building is Open (restricted hours below)

 

Library Hours are Mon-Thu 11am-6pm | Fri 11am-4pm | Sat 11am-3pm
Masks are required. Limit of 60 patrons at one time.
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Use of computers requires reservations and is limited to 60 minutes.

Return of library materials to our drive up book drops are encouraged.

Curbside hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am-3pm by appointment only.
Curb pickup is located beyond book return on north side of the building.
 

PAW PAW HISTORIC
WALKING TOUR

Join us for a virtual walking tour of
10 residential and 10 businesses in the
Village of Paw Paw. Then get some fresh air
and walk by the homes/businesses in person!

Celebrating 100 years of library service in Paw Paw
Centennial Anniversary
Listen and learn about Jazz of the
Roaring Twenties
as we celebrate the 100 years
of the Paw Paw District Library. Musicians from
the Jazz and Creative Institute of Kalamazoo
will perform ten songs popular in the day
including, Blue Skies and Singing in the Rain.

Watch the performance recording on
the library's YouTube channel.


THE HISTORY AND
MYSTERY OF PROSPECT
HILL CEMETERY
 

Hear stories about Prospect Hill Cemetery
from our local history librarian and community
members with their own connections
to the cemetery. Zoom meeting.
Wednesday, October 28 | 6:00pm
 


TURN THE PAGE
ED BALIAN
 

Hear inside stories about Bob Seger's music,
band, tours, and his very private personal
life from author and fellow Detroit native
Edward Balian. Zoom meeting.
Friday, November 20 | 6:00pm

 


PPDL'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
 

We have a YouTube channel!
There's something for everyone. Fingerplays,
stories and songs for families, DIY videos
from staff and local Paw Paw businesses,
and much more added all the time.
Check it out!
 


IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
 

The In the Neighborhood program is a series
of short, how-to videos created by people and businesses in the Greater Paw Paw Area.
Everyone is welcome to participate.
Instructions for submissions

VOTING GUIDE

Find what's on your ballot. Nonpartisan
Voter Guides can help you prepare for
November 3rd's election! You can find
updated information at VOTE411.org.
 


STORYWALK®

Families with young children might like to try
our indoor StoryWalk®! It starts in the
Children's Room. Just follow the numbered
pages from 1-23, to walk and read
A Teeny Tiny Halloween written by Lauren
L. Wohl and illustrated by Henry Cole.
Come to the Circulation Desk afterwards and
let us know you did the StoryWalk®!
 

LIBRARY OBSTACLE
COURSE

Check out our library obstacle course!

Check out our sidewalk obstacle course!
It begins right off Michigan Ave.
Please park in the patron parking lot.

 


I-94 @ M-40
INTERCHANGE STUDY

 

The Local Area Committee in Paw Paw has
provided a summary of the community
conservation proposals
for the I-94 overpass.
 


ONLINE ACTIVITIES AND
COVID RESOURCES

 

We created some resource pages to help
with some of the most commonly asked
questions during Covid:
Secretary of State Links

(ID and vehicle renewals, voter registration,...)

Unemployment Insurance

 

Check out our virtual library programs for
kids, teens and adults!

 

Discover some resources to keep on learning.

Here's a list of COVID-19 resources in our area.

FUN activities to do online. View virtual tours
of some of the most famous places in the
world from the comfort of your home.

 


WE HAVE HOTSPOTS!


Paw Paw District patrons 18 years and up can

now check out our hotspots for 1 week.

It uses the Sprint network so some areas may

not receive a signal. Ask library staff for more details.