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Notary Public Service
   The Tecumseh District Library now offers Notary Public Services.  This service will cost non - cardholders $2 and cardholders $1.  Appointments can be made with our Administrative Assistant Debbie Gilbey. Walk-ins are welcome based on the availability of our Notary. Appointments are encouraged.
 
 Types of documents that may require notarization include wills, trusts, deeds, contracts and affidavits.  Call the Library at 423-2238 to schedule an appointment.      
 
Library Resources

 

The following library resources are available to borrow with a valid library card:

 

  • Books: Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Large Print Books: Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Audiobooks: CD, Read-alongs
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs
  • Videos
  • Video Games
  • Puppets
  • Relax and Read Passes

 

Lending Limits and Loan Periods

ITEM

LIMIT

LOAN PERIOD

Books

unlimited

21 days

New Books

unlimited

21 days

Magazines

unlimited

21 days

Newspapers

unlimited

21 days

Adult and Juvenile Audiobooks on CD

unlimited

21 days

Tween audiobooks on CD

5 per card

21 days

Relax and Read pass

1 per card

7 days

Read-alongs with CDs

unlimited

21 days

Music CDs

unlimited

21 days

Juvenile Music CDs

unlimited

21 days

DVDs

5 per card

21 days

Juvenile DVDs

5 per card

21 days

Puppets

5 per card

21 days

Video Games

5 per card

21 days

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loan periods for interlibrary loan (MelCat) materials are established by the library lending the material.

 

Item Renewals

Relax and Read Passes may not be renewed. Other items may be renewed for one additional loan period as long as the following conditions are met:

  • Item has not been reserved by another patron.

  • Patron requesting renewal has no outstanding late fees or obligations to the library.

Renewal of items may be done online through your library account, by telephone, or in person at the library.

 

Renewal of interlibrary loan (MelCat) materials is at the discretion of the lending library and not Tecumseh District Library.

 

Fees

A late fee of 10 cents per day is assessed for each item not returned by the due date. Additional fees will be assessed for items lost or returned in a damaged condition.


Take-Read-Return

A small collection of donated paperback books are available to borrow without a library card. These items can be read without a specific return due date. They are often used by patrons who are traveling and visitors to the Tecumseh area. 
 

 

 

 



Computer Help Sheets
 
Technology Tutoring Sheet
 
 TDL offers these handouts to help users get started.  If you need additional assistance, TDL offers individualized tutoring sessions for Library Card holders.  Please call 423-2238 to schedule an appointment.
 
Microsoft Office 2010 Guides
 
Microsoft Word 2010 and Quick Reference Guide 
 
Microsoft 2010 Mastering the Ribbon
 
Microsoft Publisher 2010
 
Woodlands Downloadable Library/Overdrive
 
eBook and AudioBooks Simplified
 
Library Compatible E-book Devices
 
Kindle
 
Kindle Fire/Kindle Fire HD
 
Android
 
IOS Devices: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
 
E-books on Smartphone or Tablet
 
Overdrive via Nook 3G
 
Overdrive via Nook Color
 
Overdrive via Nook HD
 
Social Networking
 
Introduction to Pinterest
 
Introduction to eBay
 
Introduction to Facebook
 
iPad
 
iPad Basics (great tutorial from Atomic Learning)
 
iPad for Beginners
 
Nook
 
Nook with Media
 
Nook for Beginners


 

The following resources are available for use within the library:

 

  • Magazines (current issues)
  • Newspapers (current issues)
  • Clara Waldron Historical Room resources
  • Reference resources
  • Puzzles and games
  • Children's Fun Computer
  • Public internet access computers
  • Wireless internet access
  • Printing (black/white):20 cents per page
    Printing (color): 75 cents per page
  • Photocopier (black/white) :20 cents per page
    Photocopier (color): 75 cents per page
  • Fax machine: To send: 1 dollar per page.
                                To receive: 50 cents per page.

Library Services
The following services are provided by the library:
  • Library programming for all ages: See Events Calendar.
  • Research Databases
  • Meeting Rooms: See Meeting Room Schedule.
  • Homebound Service: See Adult Services.
  • Interlibrary loan (MelCat) services are provided in cooperation with the Library of Michigan and other libraries across the state.
  • Speakers Bureau: Obtain a brochure regarding this service at the library or contact Gayle Hazelbaker, Library Director,  at (517) 423-2238 for details.
  • Computer Tutoring: Library staff can provide individual tutoring sessions on a variety of computer use topics. Contact Anne Keller, Teen Services Librarian, at (517) 423-2238 to schedule an appointment.