Both organizations have been working with the governor’s office on reopening, sharing experiences and ideas on Zoom. Community Resources. document.write ("'><\/scr"+"ipt>"); Click here to learn more. The Boyne District Library is open seven days a week in beautiful downtown Boyne City, Michigan. LANSING, Mich. – In the 11 weeks since Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer eases restrictions from her COVID-19 … Join us at Noon to move the last books from the old building to the new library. “We’ve been closed for three months with no employees or patrons in the building. Library directors across southwest Michigan agreed that they are eager to reconnect with patrons and reopen to the community as soon as safely possible. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order giving libraries across Michigan the green light to reopen on Monday. if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; “People are apprehensive about coming back,” he said. Social. University of Michigan Library 913 S. University Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109 The Library will reopen in phases beginning on Monday, June 8. Shelley said space is a problem for the East Lansing Library when it comes to quarantining books and to assure employees safety. Duimstra said it’s important to realize libraries have some unique circumstances — the most obvious being patrons take books and media with them and then return them. Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is the public library for Midland Michigan. Cathy Russ, the director of the Troy Public Library, could barely contain her excitement when she heard libraries across the state would reopen. document.write ("