444 Beach Farm Circle, Highland, MI 48356  |  248-887-2218  |   www.highlandlibrary.info

 

The library building is closed and will re-open when State of Michigan guidelines safely allow (per the Governorís Executive Order 2020-100).

 

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

 

 

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

 

Health and Safety Information
  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
     
    Federal Tax Filing Deadline is now July 15.
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   Library staff will answer phone calls 248-887-2218 and monitor reference emails sent to htplreply@highland.lib.mi.us  Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm, while the building is closed.
     
No Late Fines  

Fines will not accumulate while we are closed.

-  The outside drop box is open for you to return items.

-  Returned items will not be discharged while we are closed and will remain on your library account.

-  You may choose to keep materials at home until we re-open.

-  Holds are not available for pickup. They will remain on our hold shelf for you until re-opening.

     
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!
     
Online
Storytimes
& Book Clubs

 
     
    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.

Currently available: A Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes (2020's Ready to Read Michigan book selection) 
     
     
     
   
 

The library building is closed and will re-open when State of Michigan guidelines safely allow (per the Governorís Executive Order 2020-100).

 

While the library is closed...


-  Fines will not accumulate while we are closed.

 

-  We encourage you to keep materials at home until we re-open.


-  The outside drop box is open for returns Ė if you must - but you are encouraged to stay home.


-  Returned items will not be discharged while we are closed and will remain on your library account.


-  Holds are not available for pickup. They will remain on our hold shelf for you until re-opening.


-  Library staff will monitor reference emails sent to htplreply@highland.lib.mi.us  Monday - Friday, 10am to 5pm, while the building is closed. 

Or you can contact us online via this form.

 

- Need assistance with your library card or PIN?

Updates will be posted to this website, where you will also find online resources to use at home.

Thank you for your understanding.