Library Services

Library Card Information

Pinckney Community Public Library issues library cards to anyone regardless of residency at no charge. However, there is a nominal fee of $1.00 for a replacement library card.

Loan Information

Most materials can be borrowed for a period of two weeks and can be renewed two times, as long as no other patron is waiting for the material. Renewals can be handled in person, over the phone or online at www.pinckneylibrary.org. The overdue fee for most materials is .05 per day.

DVD/Video Lending

New release DVD’s that have a “rental” sticker on the material will cost $1.00 for the lending period.  Three days for a movie and two weeks for a television series.
The overdue fee for all DVD/Television Series check outs is $1.00 per day.
Rental materials can not be renewed.

Photocopies/Laser Printing

Black & White copies and/or prints are .10 per page.
Color copies and/or prints are .25 per page.

FAX Services

Outgoing faxes are charged at a rate of $1.00 per page.
Incoming faxes are charged at a rate of $1.00 for every 5 pages received.

Public Use Computers

PCPL provides computers for public use. We provide two different platforms to choose from, PC and Mac. There is a thirty minute time limited on all library computers. Each computer is equipped with internet access, Open Office Suite, and the library catalog. Please check in at the circulation desk before using any of the machines.

Wireless Internet

PCPL has wireless internet throughout the building. No login is required.

Michigan e-Library/Interlibrary Loans

PCPL belongs to the Michigan e-Library and TLN Cooperative. This provides our patrons the opportunity to obtain materials not in our collection from different libraries around the state. There is a link on the PCPL website to the Michigan e-Library for patrons to search for desired materials. With a current library card and a few clicks, the materials can be ordered and delivered to PCPL for patron pick up.

Group Study Room

PCPL has one private, group study room available for patron use. There is a two hour time limit and advance reservations are not taken. However, patrons can call the same day the room is needed and for their name to be added to the usage list. Please inquire at the circulation desk for more information about usage.

Library Meeting Rooms

The library meeting rooms are available for public use. For availability and fees, please inquire at the circulation desk.

Programs at PCPL

PCPL offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year for our patrons of all ages! Some of our ongoing programs include:
Family Story Time – Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:00 am – Children are entertained with stories and a craft project.
Library After Hours – This program features different presenters each month and are for patrons 18 and older unless specified. Call the library with any questions.
Knitting – Thursdays at noon.
Summer Reading Programs – Every summer PCPL offers themed programs to patrons of all ages. Come join the fun and earn prizes while doing something you love, reading.

Come and enjoy everything our wonderful facility has to offer. From reading in front of our fireplace to enjoying an informative library program, Pinckney Community Public Library has something for everyone!