Leelanau Township Library

Library News

  • Expanded Access to Digital Materials

    Expanded Access to Digital Materials

    Great News! We have partnered with nine additional digital libraries across the state. This means you have a bigger selection of eBooks and Audiobooks to choose from. 

    You can now add partner libraries to your Up North Digital Consortium account and get access to even more downloadable eBooks, eAudioBooks,  magazines, and more on Libby! Once added, you can search for your desired item and Libby will automatically show the best available results across all the other libraries added, giving you access to more copies and shorter wait times. Borrow from any of these collections:
    • Download Destination
    • Great Lakes Digital Libraries
    • Lakeland Digital Library
    • Metro Net Library Consortium
    • Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative 
    • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
    • Suburban Library Cooperative
    • Traverse Area District Library (NEW)
    • White Pine Library Cooperative
    • Woodlands Library Cooperative

    Download the Libby, by OverDrive App and grab your library card to get started!

    You can view the instructions HERE (video) or HERE (pdf) for adding the new libraries, and learn how to search all libraries for your desired item.
  • Notary Public

    The Leelanau Township Library, located at 119 E Nagonaba St, Northport offers basic notary services as a courtesy. There is no charge. 

    Notary services are generally available 9:30-5 Monday - Friday, this may vary. Persons seeking notary services should contact the library 231-386-5131 to ensure a notary will be available.

    • A valid photo ID with signature is required of all persons seeking notary services.
    • Documents must be signed in front of the notary.
    • Persons seeking notaries are responsible for knowing their document, the type of notary service needed, and where to sign. By law, notaries cannot give legal advice or explain documents. Please seek legal advise or contact the document issuing or receiving agency if help is needed.  Legal help for Michigan residents is available at Michigan Legal Help.
    • Persons needing witness signatures for their documents are required to bring their own witnesses with them. The Library does not provide witnesses. 

    Leelanau Township Library notary staff does not offer electronic/digital notary services and does not/cannot notarize the following:

    • Documents outside of the library premises
    • Real Estate transactions: Mortgages, Deeds, Closing Documents ect
    • I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Forms
    • Michigan Vital Records: Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce ( These are done by state and county officials)
    • Certify or notarize that a document is an original or a true copy of another record. In Michigan, a notary can only acknowledge the signature of the issuer or the holder (person on the document) making a true copy statement on, or attached to, the document.   
    • Documents written in another language other than English.
    • Provide a Medallion Signature Guarantee stamp. These are done through a financial institution participating in the Medallion program.
    • Provide a Apostille. This is offered by the Secretary of State's office or Notary Commissioning agency. 
    • Library Notaries reserve the right to decline any document for any reason. 
  • We have added the hoopla digital collection.

    Starting today you have a new way to borrow from the Leelanau Township Library.

    hoopla Digital offers audiobooks, eBooks, comics, manga, music, movies, TV and more with the BingePass, all available 24/7 with no holds and no waiting. To get started simply visit hoopladigital.com or download the hoopla app from your devices app store, and sign up with your Leelanau Township Library card.

    With over 1.5 million titles available instantly and more being added each week, hoopla truly has something for everyone. Start exploring! You can borrow up to 10 titles each month. borrows reset on the first of each month.  

    How to hoopla on Kindle.

    How to hoopla on iOS.

    How to hoopla on Android.

    How to hoopla on TV.