Library Message
until Thursday,
April 16, 2020

Flag Retirement Box
At the east entrance of our Library,
is a flag retirement box.

An Eagle Scouts project by
Brian C.L. Thompson.

In Memory of
Master Sergeant Ernest Balasick and
Sergeant Victor Lammlin.

Earn extra income while helping your community!

We now accept credit cards for transactions over $5.00. 

More eBooks to read! Self-publishing tools, too!
Click each logo below to explore our new resources.

The PatronsFirst™ mobile library. Digital collections of books, audio, video, and more from around the world. Curated by subject.

Self-publish your own ebook at no cost!


Rocket Languages
2019 Michigan Activities Pass

Michigan Legal Help

Michigan Legal Help is for people who are
handling their legal problems without a lawyer.
It can help you learn about your legal problems
and get ready for court. There are many Do-It-
Yourself tools to help you create court forms. 

Learn English Online

Monday-Thursday: 10 am -8 pm
Friday: 10 am -6 pm
Saturday: 10 am -4 pm
Sunday: Closed


Official South Haven Memorial Library

Promote Your Page Too

Overdrive Audio and eBooks

New York Times Bestsellers

This Week in History

Free On Line Voter Registration Forms

Follow us on Instagram! ​


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Notes From the Director


Access Online Resources
Free access from home to the resources below with your library card number.

Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest
Chilton Library

Books and Authors
Books and Authors

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Health and Wellness Resource Ctr
Learning Express
Learning Express Library

We are located in beautiful downtown South Haven, Michigan. We proudly offer over 54,000 materials including books, audiobooks, and magazines. We also offer downloadable media through our OverDrive digital lending library, daily newspapers, free wireless internet, fax services, a community room for public use, children's and teen's programs, and much more!  

View our Calendar to see our latest programs.

Library Phones
If you need any library information, give us a call at 269-637-2403. Phone calls have been directed to our library director, Jim France, who will be able to answer any questions.

Library is still closed until Thursday, April 16, 2020.  We ask to please do not return any items (books, magazines, dvd, etc.) until our library is open again. We will keep you informed. During this time when our library is closed, there will be no late charges and/or fines accrued.

Thank you!

Library CLOSED until Thursday, April 16, 2020
Governor Whitmer Executive Order 2020-21

In order to protect our patrons, staff and our community, the South Haven Memorial Library will be closed until April 16, 2020 due to Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 (see below or follow this link ).

Any updates will be posted as they come in. 

You can also follow this link for further information on the Coronavirus:

Please do not return any items (books, magazines, etc.) that are due. Once the library opens it's doors again we will be able to receive them. All fines, late charges accumulated during this shutdown will be waived.

Thank you for your consideration and stay SAFE!!

Questions about the Coronavirus?
See attached link for information...
Please check in April 2020 for more information.


For children and an accompanying adult. Join Miss Doni for stories, songs & crafts!
11 a.m. in the SHML Community Room. If South Haven Public Schools are closed, Storytime is cancelled. 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Parents help your children become GREAT readers!

Census 2020 - Be Counted Michigan 2020
Van Buren County

Interested in supporting both your local library AND local businesses? Grab a restaurant passport today at the library.

Digital Art Exhibit
Our Community Room Art Exhibit features
digital artist, Sheryl A. Kaptur.
Come in to see some of the beautiful art!

"Check Out" Michigan!
For anyone with a Michigan library card!
The 2019 Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) is back!
The 12th season of the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program kicks off May 24, 2019. With 440+ participating destinations MAP truly offers something for everyone. Get out and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer but be sure to print your MAP pass first!

Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? Discover hundreds of Michigan's cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card! You can "check out" FREE or discounted admission passes (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, seven National Park Service venues, and more.

Free for library cardholders; just print out the pass before you go.
Click on any link in this announcement to access, or on the balloon icon to the left.
You must have a valid library card to use MAP.