HOP (Hike Our Preserves) Program
(click on logo below for SWMLC website)
Ask our staff for more information.

Hike Our Preserves Partnership Between
the South Haven Memorial Library and the
Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy

Explore the trails at any 10 of these popular Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy preserves. 

Find directions, maps, and other information about each preserve by clicking on its name in the list:
1. Black River Preserve
2. Bow in the Clouds Preserve
3. Chipman Preserve
4. Hidden Marsh Sanctuary
5. Hidden Pond Preserve
6. Kesling Nature Preserve
7. Pilgrim Haven Natural Area
8. Portman Nature Preserve
9. Spirit Springs Sanctuary
10. Wau-Ke-Na, William Erby Smith Preserve
11. Wolf Tree Nature Trails

Seed Library

WiFi Hotspots

**For South Haven City & Township patrons.
See WiFi Hotspot lending policy under Library Policies or click here.

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Book Donation Guidelines
All donations must be approved.
(Updated 2-7-2023)
(click on image below for book donation guidelines and policies)

Used Book Sale during Library Hours

Help your children become GREAT readers!

Join Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Click on "Kid's Corner" at the top left of the page for more information.


Flag Retirement Box
At the main 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.

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.

is now IAP... 

(click below)

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Public Self-Publishing Platform

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

Back to School
Preparation Tips

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We Care - Resources Available
We Care Community Resource Center is at the South Haven Memorial Library on Thursdays beginning July 13 through August 31 from 10am - 1pm. If you need help or know of someone who needs help, please stop by and We Care will be happy to help and provide information.

(Click on logo below to go to We Care Community Resource Center website)

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VIN Lookup
Here is a neat little gadget to look up a VIN and how to decode it:
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Want to Learn How to Drive?
The Michigan DMV handbook is now available in English & Spanish. Visit the website for more details. You can also take tests and get your results.

(Click on image below and follow link.)

El manual del DMV de Michigan ahora está disponible en inglés y español. Visite el sitio web para más detalles. También puede realizar pruebas y obtener sus resultados.

(Haga clic en la imagen de abajo y siga el enlace.)

Michigan SOS

Self-Service Station Info

Michigan Secretary of State self service station is now at your South Haven Meijer.
(To find other locations click on the icon above.)

2022 / 2023 Michigan Activities Pass

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MAP Tutorial
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Hot Air Balloon Craft
(click on image below)

MAP Puzzle
(click on image below)

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. 


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Learn English Online
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Help Save a LIFE!

Attention Seniors!



Monkeypox Awareness
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Please do NOT drop off any electronics at the South Haven Memorial Library.
We do not recycle.

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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

 South Haven Memorial 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 Libby 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!
Follow us:
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Michigan eLibrary              Libby                           Gale eBooks
               (SHML Guest                     (register at the library)
              no password)

We now accept credit cards for transactions over $5.00

Halloween Party 2023
Saturday, October 21, 2023

Come have a SPOOKTACULAR 🎃 time at the
South Haven Memorial Library Halloween Party!
We will have a costume parade, crafts, treats plus so much more!
Join us on Saturday, October 21, at 11am.
FREE event for all ages. Family friendly costumes only.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

It's StoryTime with Miss Doni!

Join Miss Doni with Storytime
on Tuesdays at 11am!

September Library Card Sign Up Month

We are so grateful for all of our young patrons, volunteers, parents/guardians and our staff for making the Summer Reading Program - All Together Now a great success!
SRP-Children's grand prize winners:
Alaina, Aniya, Lachlan, Stevie, Delanie, & Cyrus.


SRP Video

Community BINGO
Community B I N G O
on Mondays at 1:30pm
starting September 18, 2023

Join the FUN on Mondays!!

Interested in joining the Brick Builders Club?

Seed Library for Fall
Visit our seed library for seeds for the "FALL".
Limit: 3 envelopes per household

Do you like Manga?

Teens & Tweens Volunteer Program

Teen/Tween Volunteer Application, click here.