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Highland Library is re-opening in stages:

 

As of Wednesday, November 18, the library building is closed to the public.  Curbside Pickup of materials and take-home crafts is still available.

 

 

 
The library building will open to the public in phases, as we follow expert safety guidelines & requirements, secure protective equipment & sanitizing supplies and plan for social distancing. Increased commercial cleaning and disinfection is scheduled.
We appreciate your patience.

 

While the library building is closed, find info on fines, materials, your library card, and more...

 

Assistance with Library Cards during library building closure

 

 

 

Healthy & Safety Information   |   Just for Kids   |   What Can the Library Do For You?

 

Health and Safety Information
newest info:    
    What should I do if... 
I have symptoms?
I've been in close contact with someone who tested positive?
How do I self-monitor, self-quarantine, get tested, and protect myself and others?

MIT Medical infographic breaks down and simplifies what you should do.
     
  Celebrating the Holidays during COVID-19
Information and tips from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
     
  The Centers for Disease Controlís (CDC) up-to-date information on COVID-19 on their website.

Exposure Risks Definitions & Recommended Management
     
    Michigan.gov up-to-date information on COVID-19 on their website. 
     
    Oakland County Health Division

Nurse on Call
provides:
Information regarding communicable diseases, pregnancy and child health, nutrition, and more.
Referrals to health-related resources located in Oakland County, Michigan.
Hotline: 1-800-848-5533   |  
noc@oakgov.com
Nurse on Call Hours:  Monday - Friday: 8AM - 8PM   |   Saturday - Sunday: 9AM - 5PM
     
    What You Need to Know About Handwashing from the CDC (video)
Warm or cold water?  Bar soap or liquid?  How long do I need to scrub?
     
    Social Distancing: What Do These Terms Mean? from Washtenaw Co.
     
  Trusted Resources from the Library of Michigan

Assistance for Individuals and Small Businesses in Michigan
MI Unemployment Insurance Agency   |   Dept of Health and Human Services Main or by County
Small Business Loans   |   MI Small Business Administration
Economic Development Corporation   |   MI Small Business Development Center
     
    Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. 
Be on the lookout for scams, robocalls, false emails, and frauds regarding mortgage relief, cures & test kits, social security admin, and even cleaning supplies.

- FTC: Coronavirus Relief / Government Stimulus Checks Scams
- FTC: Donating Wisely/ Fake Charities
- CFPB: Avoid scams while finding financial help during quarantine
     
  Free and Low-Cost Internet Plans
     
    More local businesses and resources:
Maher Feed & Pet Supply
- pet supplies
Highland Supply - food, paper products, cleaning supplies
Colasanti's - grocery curbside pickup
     
    Taxes
find out more on the IRS website.
     
  Highland White Lake Business Association
list of local restaurants offering carryout at this time
     
community sharing   Community Sharing
food pickup
emergency assistance
food donations
pet supplies
     
  Huron Valley Schools
information on school closures, learning resources, and grab-and-go student meals distribution
     
    Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
     
  Here are Some Other Ways to Escape if you're feeling boxed in while social distancing.  Escape with these free opportunities!
   
For Kids
  The Wash Your Hands Song from CoCoMelon
Wash your hands the right way - with a song!  Enjoy this video (plus nursery rhymes and more songs from CoCoMelon.
     
     Tell me More About the Coronavirus for Kids from BrainPop (video)
     
  Coronavirus: a Book for Children
A great overview of the COVID-19 situation, including how viruses spread, the importance of social distancing, and how to cope with stress, all presented simply for kids.
Listen to the audiobook here, read by Hugh Bonneville.
     
    Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus from NPR
     
  Huron Valley Schools
information on school closures, learning resources, and grab-and-go student meals distribution
     
   
What can we do for you?
     
Call or Email Us   The library building will open to the public in phases, as we follow expert safety guidelines & requirements, secure protective equipment & sanitizing supplies and plan for social distancing.
The library building is currently closed.  Curbside pickup of materials and phone reference is available:
Mon - Thurs, 10am - 8pm.  Fri - Sat, 10am - 5pm.  Sun closed.
     
No Late Fines  

Late fines are currently suspended.

- Due dates for checked-out items still apply.

- Fees for lost or damaged materials will still be assessed.

- Items marked lost that are then returned will have fees removed.

- Please return all items in the outside drop box.

     
   

Assistance with Library Cards during library building closure

     
Online Resources
Download Destination - free downloadable ebooks, eaudiobooks, and music. For your tablet, e-reader, or mobile device.   Use the Libby app or the Download Destination site to check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks using your Highland Library card number.
  Find ebooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV.
Create an account with your Highland Library Card Number.
rb digital   From Air & Space and Audubon to Yoga Journal and Zamoof!, find digital magazines, including back issues. Create an account using your Highland Card Number.
Mango - Click and enter your Highland Library Card Number to access Mango Languages Online   Want to learn a new language? Mango Language Learning has over 70 language courses. Create an account with your Highland library card, or browse as a guest.
  Be an armchair traveler with Global Road Warrior - find information on countries around the world, including language, history, climate, music, food, and recipes!
     
     
    StoryWalk is a self-guided reading adventure outside the Highland Library.
Enjoy a story in the great outdoors by following a grassy path through the field and down to the lake as you read the story page by page.  To get started, face our main entrance and look to your left.
     
     
     
   
 

 

Highland Library is re-opening in stages:

 

Starting Wednesday, November 18, the library building is closed to the public.  Curbside Pickup of materials and take-home crafts will still be available.

 

 

The library building will open to the public in phases, as we follow expert safety guidelines & requirements, secure protective equipment & sanitizing supplies and plan for social distancing. Increased commercial cleaning and disinfection is scheduled.  We want you to be safe and feel comfortable while you enjoy your public library.  We appreciate your patience.

 

Late fines are currently suspended.
- Due dates for checked-out items still apply.
- Fees for lost or damaged materials will still be assessed.
- Items marked lost that are then returned will have fees removed.
- Please return all items in the outside drop box.

 

Assistance with Library Cards during library building closure

Materials and holds can be picked up by Curbside pickup (no appointment needed).

We will still be staffing the phones - please call for reference questions, placement of holds, program/craft signup, etc.

All events and programs will be virtual or take-home. Please call for curbside pickup of take-home activities.


All items can be returned to the outside drop box.  Returned items stay in quarantine for 3-4 days (and remain on your account during that time).  Please contact us if your account shows items not returned.