AADL & the Community
In an effort to promote early childhood literacy, AADL provides a display of new board books for local medical, dental, childcare, and government services waiting rooms. These books are not only available for reading while parents or caregivers and children are waiting for an appointment, but they can take them home too! Participating aadlBookshare locations include: Ann Arbor Housing Commission: Miller Manor, Catholic Social Services, Child Care Network, Jewish Family Services, Legal Services of South Central Michigan, Packard Health West, Social Security Administration, UM Community Dental Center, Washtenaw County Treasurer's office, and Washtenaw County Vital Records.
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads is an annual partnership between numerous Washtenaw County organizations with the intent to focus community attention on a single book from January through March, including related lectures, book discussions, performances, and other events. Find out more at aareads.aadl.org.
The staff selects books for delivery to deposit collections located at senior housing and nursing centers in the Library District. Collections are rotated every six weeks and include materials of general interest at each site. For additional information call 734-327-4220.
Homebound services are available to card holder/residents of the Library District who are temporarily or permanently home-bound. For more information, please call (734) 327-4281.
Partners in Research
AADL is partnering with the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library and the UM Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research to bring clinical research to the people it is intended to help. Partners in Research, funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, is focused on educating the public about the results of clinical research. Programs held at AADL locations bring in experts to speak about the latest discoveries and advances in research. Videos of these programs are also viewable on the library website.
Job Search Toolkit
AADL is here to help you find a job. In the AADL Job Search Toolkit you can find all the information you need when looking for a job, or improving your skills. This page is kept up-to-date with the latest resources to help you do what you want with your career.
Small Business & Entrepreneur Resources
AADL has resources available whether you are just starting to look at ideas for your small business or are an established entrepreneur looking for more. Find local support and resources in the Small Business & Entrepreneur Resources.
Summer is one of the busiest times at AADL! Each year, thousands of people of all ages play the Summer Game. The game features all the fun of the classic Summer Reading Game along with tons of new activities and prizes to earn. This past year over 9000 participated! Find out more about this year's Summer Game.