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We have three convenient locations to serve you and a variety of materials and services to assist you. Learn more about us below:

Wireless Internet Service
Low Vision Aids
Color Copies and Fax Service
Disc Repair Services
Donald W. Green Local History Room
Literacy Materials
Foreign Language Collection
Scanners (flatbed)
High-Volume Scanner and VHS converter

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The Clinton-Macomb Public Library (CMPL) is a district library serving a rapidly growing population of 170,000. 

Formed in 1992, CMPL directly serves all of the residents of Macomb Township and most of Clinton Township, with the exception of the portion in the Mount Clemens School District, which is served by the Mount Clemens Public Library. 

CMPL is a member of the Suburban Library Cooperative, encompassing 20 libraries in the cities and townships north of Metro Detroit.

Annual Report Highlights
2012 Library Statistics
  Items Circulated 1,676,552
  Program Attendees 27,498
  Library Cardholders 121,897
Items in Collection 346,924
  Volunteer Hours 14,560
  Computer Sessions 104,109
  Meetings Scheduled 2,675
Main Library Highlights
The Clinton-Macomb Public Library is proud of its Main Library located at 40900 Romeo Plank Road where Romeo Plank intersects with Canal. The Main Library had its grand opening on October 26, 2003 with over 3,000 visitors!
  • 84,000 square feet; the largest library in Macomb County
  • State-of-the-art self-sorting circulation system
  • A puppet stage
  • Children's storytime alcove
  • Fireplace with casual seating
  • Computer lab with Internet
  • Local History Room
  • Meeting rooms and private study areas
  • Macomb Library for the Blind and Physcially Handicapped @ CMPL
  • CafĂ© with a view of the sortation system
North Branch Highlights
Clinton-Macomb Public Library opened its North Branch in July 2001. Particularly notable for its striking modernistic architecture with neon lighting, this unique neighborhood branch provides numerous quality programs for children and adults and the latest books, DVDs, CDs, and more.
  • 14,000 square feet; open architecture
  • "Star studded" children's area with a futuristic theme
  • Young adult area with comfy seating for teens
  • Cafe with hardwood floor and self-serve beverages
  • 24-hour pick-up of library materials in lobby lockers
  • Meeting rooms for library programs and community meetings
South Branch Highlights
The South Branch proudly opened its doors in August 2000 as the first permanent branch of Clinton-Macomb Public Library. 
  • 7,400 square feet facility
  • A collection of over 45,000 items
  • Eight public Internet access computers
  • Meeting room for library programs and community meetings

 A New South Branch facility is being renovated at 35679 S. Gratiot Avenue, Clinton Township, MI 48035 and is slated to open in summer of 2014.

  • 19,000 square feet facility
  • 26 public computer stations
  • Recording studio
  • Distinct spaces for youth, teens, quiet study, and lounge/cafe.
  • Meeting rooms for library programs and community meetings