On May 2, 2017 voters approved a new millage in the amount of 0.89  to operate the Lyon Township Public Library (LTPL) in the current facility at 27005 S. Milford Road. 0.89 is an increase of .3695 mills over the 2017 tax collection rate of .5205.  This millage went into effect in January of 2018.

With the millage increase, LTPL was able to improve our services including the following:


  • Increased evening and weekend hours beginning in January of 2018: 
    • Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. & Sundays 12:00 – 4:00 pm.
  • Added professional staffing on weekends and every weekday beginning in January of 2018
  • Purchased annual subscriptions to databases for adults, teens and children. These will include databases specifically for consumer research, foreign languages, genealogy, and for students doing homework.
  • Increased our digital content collections to provide more downloadable e-books, audiobooks, magazines, movies and more.
  • Increased programming for all ages
  • Increased community outreach and engagement
  • Provided stronger Wi-Fi in the library
  • Installed 4 iPads with educational apps for children’s use in August 2018
  • Provided mobile Hot Spot lending – 10 Mobile hotspots are available for customer checkout, allowing people with laptops, tablets and other Wi-Fi devices to access the Internet while traveling or in areas without high speed internet access.
  • We are now providing free DVD checkout of new movies as of June 2017
  • New shelving was added in April 2019 to allow us to purchase more books & DVD’s for patron checkout.

We will continue to add new services and materials as we move forward, and will re-evaluate our strategy for providing the highest level of service to our community.

What Services Does My Library Provide Today?
As a library card holder at Lyon Township Public Library, you receive many services today, including:

  • Reciprocal borrowing of materials from over 42 member libraries in the TLN Co-Op
  • Free computer and wifi usage
  • Low cost printing and faxing services
  • Free scanning service
  • Unlimited borrowing of books, music CD’s DVD’s, magazines and audiobooks
  • Free downloadable ebooks and audiobooks
  • Low vision services through Oakland County
  • Genealogy services – we are a Family History Center affiliate with borrowing privileges at Salt Lake City, and are equipped with a state of the art digital microfilm reader, scanner, printer.
  • LTPL Grows Sustainable Living programs including our Seed Sharing Library
  • Children’s services including programs, Preschool Storytime, Summer Reading Program and more.
  • 2 Monthly Book Discussion Groups
  • Friends of the Library Book Sales, Accessories Bazaar, and Family Fun Day
  • Databases for Genealogy, Education and Training through the Michigan eLibrary
  • Computer assistance, education, and problem solving
  • Discounted museum admission through the Michigan Activity Pass
  • Discounted Detroit  Zoo admission through Tickets and More

Compute your yearly savings from using your library here!