Kanopy Streaming Service Now Available

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.

Community Reads

Our Community Reads Program kicked off on August 1st. We will be continuing to use Beanstack for this program. If you didn’t participate in Summer Reading and need an account, you can get one 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

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan – Revised (7/22/2020)

Book Lists

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 clicking the video at the top of this page.

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.

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.

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 info@eradl.org to get the password

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


Due to COVID-19, we will be closed daily from 3-4 PM for deep cleaning. Thanks for your understanding.

Monday, Tuesday, Friday

10 AM – 3 PM

Closed 3 – 4 PM for Cleaning

4 PM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday, Thursday

10 AM – 3 PM

Closed 3 -4 for Cleaning

4 PM – 7 PM

Saturday: 10 am – 3 pm

Sunday: Closed

We are open with altered hours to allow for the cleaning procedures necessary to allow us to serve you.

Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 10 AM - 3 PM AND 4 PM - 5:30 PM;

Wednesday, Thursday: 10 AM - 3 PM AND 4 PM - 7 PM;

Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM