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What Do We Do?

MeL is the Michigan eLibrary, a 24/7 online library for Michigan residents.
MeL Databases allow you instant access to full-text articles from tens of thousands of magazines and newspapers. Databases are available for kids, adults, and on specialized topics such as car repair and practice tests.
MeLCat allows you to order books, audio books, music, movies and other materials and have them delivered to your participating library. View a video to familiarize yourself with MeLCat.
MeL Michigana contains photographs, diaries, oral histories, local records and historical Michigan data. View a video to familiarize yourself with MeL Michigana.
MeL Portals include specialized resources such as those in health, business and areas for kids and teens.

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4184 West Jefferson Ave.
Ecorse, MI 48229
(313) 389-2030
(313) 389-2032
(313) 389-2030

Summer Hours
(Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10 am – 6 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm

Winter Hours
(Labor Day through Memorial Day)
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 6 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10 am – 6 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm

Michigan Activity Pass

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The “Michigan Activity Pass” program is a partnership between Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries and 370+ arts and cultural organizations.
Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? Discover hundreds of Michigan’s cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card! You can “check out” FREE or discounted admission passes (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more.

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EPL is a member of The Library Network (TLN)!                                                                  

The Library Network is a public library cooperative serving 75 libraries in southeast Michigan. Our mission is to provide and facilitate quality services developed through collaboration of our member libraries. We are funded by the state and by our member libraries.


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What We Offer

What’s available at the Ecorse Public Library? Books, of course! Books for all ages, from preschoolers to adults. There are picture books, novels, paperback books, factual or nonfiction books on almost any topic, reference books and atlases, large print books, and even talking books for the blind and physically handicapped. There’s  65,000 books available for your reading needs!


The Ecorse Public Library has over 200 magazine and journal titles, and subscriptions to nine newspapers. Need an article on a specific topic? Using the online magazine indexes helps to speed up the search, and many of the full text articles can be printed as you search.

Videos, Books on Tape and CD, Music CDs

Tired of reruns on television? Try one of the DVDs or videos available at the Ecorse Public Library. We have more than 1000. Listen to a book on CD or tape while driving to and from work, exercising, or even while working around the house. The library has over 2000 to choose. There are also books on tape and CD for children, many accompanied by actual books for the little ones to read along as they listen. Books on tape or CD are also a great idea for entertaining children on long car trips. The library has a selection of books on tape or CD for young adults as well. Rather listen to music while on the road? The Ecorse Public Library has a variety of music CDs from classical to opera to big band to rock and roll. There are more than 500 adult music CDs. You will also find a collection of kids music CDs at the library.


Access to the Internet is available at the Ecorse Public Library. Inquire at the Reference Desk for details on using the Internet or about registering for the free Internet classes.

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