Changes to Hours and Availability

In doing our part to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, please be aware that beginning Monday, November 16, 2020, and until further notice, the Eaton Rapids Area District Library will be closed to in-person visits. However, vestibule pickup will be available during normal business hours, and we will be offering computer/copier use by appointment. 


Online programming and access to our electronic resources (Hoopla, OverDrive, Kanopy, Tumblebooks,, etc.) will remain available 24/7.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we navigate these uncharted waters together.

Please wear your mask in the library.

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Tumble Books

Patrons can now access this new digital resource which houses mainly Fiction and Non-Fiction for grades K-6. Access their site here.

COVID-19 Documents

As we get closer to opening, it is important to make sure that we are all on the same page. With this in mind, we have made the following documents available for your reference.

Phased Reopening Plan

Preparedness & Response Plan (Updated 11/17/20)

Online Library Card Application

You can now sign up for an Eaton Rapids Area District Library card online! Follow the link here to be taken to our online form. 

There is still a manual piece to the process, so please allow 24 hours before trying to use your new card. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the library or use our contact form on the website.

Kanopy Streaming Service

ERADL had made access to Kanopy available to our patrons. You can link directly to their website here.

You can see their patron support page here.

Please check out our walkthrough for setting up your Kanopy account by following this link and going to our YouTube Channel.

Free & Low-cost eResources

  • ABCmouse is offering a 30-day free trial and currently has a 49% off special for an annual membership.
  • Hoopla downloads have been increased
  • OverDrive is available for eBooks and audio books
  • Storyline Online is another great resource for parents to entertain kids
  • Tumble Book Library  eBooks for kids
  •  National Emergency Library for remote teaching, research activities and other uses
  • Project Gutenberg provides access to more than 60,000 free eBooks which you can download in epub or Kindle format or read online
  • GCF Learn Free offers free technology resources. You can go through mini-courses on Microsoft Office, Online Safety and QuickBooks, just to name a few.

Book Lists

ERADL on YouTube

Eaton Rapids Area District Library has been uploading videos to YouTube for a few months now. We could really use your help to build our channel. Please take a few moments to stop by and view some of our videos. You can find our channel here.

At-Home use of Ancestry Library Edition is temporarily available during COVID-19 closures!

Please email your name and Eaton Rapids Area District Library card number to to get the password

Click the button to the right and type the provided password for access.


Effective Monday, November 16th, 2020 we are closed to in-person visits.
Business hours are:
Monday, Tuesday and Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 – 3:00 pm
Appointments can be made to access computers or copy/fax services as well as for vestibule pick-up of books. Please call the library at 517-663-0950 to make an appointment.

Please be aware of our changing hours

Beginning Monday, November 16th our hours will be:

Monday, Tuesday and Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 - 3:00 pm
Access to computers and copy/fax services will be done by appointment. Please call the Library at 517-663-0950 to make an appointment.
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