Briggs Public Library

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Library Information

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 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:0 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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, Erin Faivor, Brett Harger, Liz Janetzke & Tara Stedry


Bob Bellgowan, President
Byron (Bud) Delavan, Vice President
Tomi Ann Schultheiss, Treasurer
Jean Ruestman, Trustee
Jennifer Brewbaker, Trustee
Jason Denovich, Trustee
Eric Hufnagel, City Commissioner Representative
Cali Sackrider, Bingham Twp. Representative
Veronica Thelen, Bingham Twp. Representative

If any City of St. Johns residents are interested in serving on the Briggs Public Library Board of Trustees, please complete the following application, and the Library Board will review them as positions become available.

The Board of Trustees of the Briggs Public Library will meet on January 8, February 19 (Special meeting at 5:30 pm to discuss strategic plan proposals), March 12, April 23, June 11, September 10 and November 12, 2015 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.