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OUR MISSION: The mission of the Briggs Public Library of St. Johns is to actively provide easily accessible services, materials and programs to people of all ages in our service area to meet their evolving recreational, cultural, informational and educational needs.

HOURS: The hours of service for the Briggs Public Library are:

Monday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

2013 Holiday Closures:

Tuesday, January 1        New Year’s Day                    Closed 
Monday, January 21      Martin Luther King Day         Closed  
Monday, February 18    President’s Day                    Closed  
Friday, March 29            Good Friday                          Closed  
Saturday, March 30       Easter Weekend                  Closed  
Saturday, May 25          Memorial Day Holiday           Closed
Monday, May 27            Memorial Day                       Closed 
Thursday, July 4 -           Independence Day              Closed  
  Saturday, July 6
Saturday, August 10     Mint Festival                        Closed  
Saturday, August 31     Labor Day Holiday               Closed  
Monday, Sept 2             Labor Day                            Closed  
Monday, Nov 11            Veteran’s Day                      Closed  
Wednesday, Nov 27     Thanksgiving Eve                 Close at 5:00pm  
Thursday, Nov 28 -       Thanksgiving Holiday           Closed  
   Saturday, Nov 30
Tuesday, Dec 24 -         Christmas Holiday                 Closed
   Wednesday, Dec 25                             
Tuesday, Dec 31           New Year’s Eve                     Closed

HOW TO GET HERE: The Library is located in downtown St. Johns, three blocks north of the Clinton County Courthouse on Railroad Street. 

LIBRARY CARDS: The Briggs Public Library issues a library card, at no charge, to any resident or property owner of the City of St. Johns, the township of Bingham, or any resident of a community that contracts with the Briggs Public Library for library service, upon proof of current residency or ownership of real property, i.e. current driver's license, lease agreement, or copy of tax receipt.  Currently, these townships have contracts with the library: Bengal, Dallas, Greenbush, Olive, Riley, and Westphalia. Minors must have a parent or legal guardian come in to the library to fill out registration forms for them. The parent must have the identification mentioned above.

NON-RESIDENT USER CARD: Individuals not in our service area may obtain a User Card for an annual fee of $50.00 per person.


Library Director : Sara Morrison
Children's Services Coordinator : Marie Geller
Periodicals / Video Purchasing : Pat Beck
Interlibrary Loan : Carol Fedewa, Maureen Durbin
Patron Services : Trish Cramer, Elizabeth Clark, Brett Harger and Abigail Heimsoth 


Bob Bellgowan, President
Byron (Bud) Delavan, Vice President
Mike Madden, Treasurer
Tomi Ann Schultheiss, Trustee
Mary Hutton, Trustee
Jennifer Brewbaker, Trustee
Eric Hufnagel, City Commissioner Representative
Cali Sackrider, Bingham Twp. Representative
Sandra Steffen, Bingham Twp. Representative

The Board of Trustees of the Briggs Public Library will meet on January 9, March 13, April 24, June 12, September 11 and November 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Library. The Briggs Public Library is barrier-free. This meeting is open to all members of the public under Michigan's Open Meetings Act. For further information, contact the Library at (989) 224-4702.


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108 East Railroad Street
St. Johns, MI  48879
989-224-4702 (phone)
989-224-1205 (fax)

Monday - Thursday:  9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sunday:  Closed

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