Want to work at SHML?

If you are interested in working at the library, simply fill out a job application by visiting our library during library hours or downloading an employment application here.

Please fill out completely and return to the library or mail applications to:

South Haven Memorial Library
314 Broadway Street
South Haven, MI 49090

Email application to: shml@shmlibrary.org
Fax to: 269-639-1685

NOTE: At this time we are not hiring; however, we will gladly take your application.

Volunteer at SHML!

At South Haven Memorial Library, we are always thankful for our volunteers and the work they do to help our library thrive.

As a volunteer you could help with:

Collection Management

  • Shelving Books

  • Cleaning Books

  • Weeding Books

  • Reading Shelves

Program Planning

  • Offer creative ideas for new events

  • Join a committee to help plan events

  • Provide craft materials

  • Prepare craft components

Provide Skill or Knowledge

  • Performing

  • Host or teach a class  Ex: scrapbooking, computers, financial advising, cake decorating, coupon clipping

  • Develop a display

  • Design a bulletin board


Any other ideas to enrich our library? Contact us at 269-637-2403, email us shml@shmlibrary.org, or stop by during library hours!

Download our Library Volunteer Application here. Fill out volunteer applicaton and return to the library by visiting us, email, fax to 269-639-1685 or mail to:

South Haven Memorial Library
314 Broadway Street
South Haven, MI 49090

Material Donations

We thankfully accept donations of books, DVDs, or CDs at any time. Your donations could end up in our collection or in our book sale. Either way, you can feel great about supporting your local library. An additional perk: it's a tax write-off!   

We can no longer accept encyclopedia sets, textbooks, or VHS or cassette tapes.

Click here for donation policies and guidelines.

While the South Haven Memorial Library appreciates your material donations, we do not accept the following:

  • items with mold, mildew, or in an otherwise damaged condition
  • magazines
  • textbooks
  • cassette tapes
  • vinyl records
  • coloring books
  • comic books
  • computer of technical manuals
  • how-to computer bookis
  • encyclopedia set
  • Time-Life sets
  • Readers Digest condensed books
  • romance novels
  • travel books