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MuralThe Main Library is home to a beautiful mural, hand-drawn and painted by artist Dennis Orlowski. The mural depicts the history of Clinton and Macomb Townships and includes special touches, such as people affiliated with the building of the Main Library. Orlowski used the theme of transportation to move the history of the mural forward. Orlowski is an art teacher in the Detroit Public Schools. The mural was a gift from the William W. Lee Family.

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The Friends of the Library are pleased to a permanent display of gently used book for the public to purchase.  We feature fiction (mystery, romance, science fiction, etc.), nonfiction for adults and youth.  The Used Book Nook is located at the Main Library in the cafe area on the first floor. 

Get a Great Deal

The Friends Used Book Nook offers the same great quality and prices as the Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, except that this service will be offered year-round.  Prices will range from $0.25-$5.

The Used Book Nook offers gently used books and book bundles at affordable prices. Stop in and see what we have to offer and make the Used Book Nook a regular stop on your trips to the library.


Are you looking for a deal? The Used Book Nook offers certain items at 20% off during weekly specials. Stop in to see what's 20% this week!

 10am - 7pm
Tuesday  10am - 7pm 
Wednesday  10am - 7pm 
Thursday  10am - 7pm
 Friday  10am - 4pm
Saturday  11am - 5pm
Sunday  1:15pm - 4:15pm  
Please note that hours may change based upon volunteer availability.

The Used Book Nook is now open!
Get a great deal on gently used books.