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"In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you."

—Mortimer Adler (b. 1902) American philosopher, educator, How to Read a Book

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Spring Story time begins on Wednesday, April 1st at 10am! 

Click here for more information &  story time dates

**If Sparta Schools cancel due to weather, Story Time will also be cancelled.




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   michigan activity pass

May 24, 2014-May 23, 2015 

 Beginning May 24, library users with a valid library card from any one of Michigan's nearly 400 public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the 70+ participating cultural institutions at the website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admissions; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only.  Each Michigan Activity Pass expires one week from the date it is printed.  Each library will have five passes available per week for each of the participating organizations.


The library online catalog is available to access your online account, order and renew books and pay library fines. Activate e-mail notification or a text message using your online account. Patrons can receive an e-mail or text message telling you when your book is in, or 3 days before an item is due.  Patrons under 18 must have parental consent to activate e-mail or text notification.  Standard text messaging rates apply. 


              Online Catalog Click here to access online catalog and library account       melClick here to access the Michigan eLibrary



 Download audiobooks & ebooks on overdrive.

Overdrive now offers digital periodicals to Sparta Library card holders!


  over drive             Click here for the Overdrive link.   Click here for directions to access the periodicals. 




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eShelf & Research

- Work and research from the office or from home, anytime


Good Reads

 - Book reviews, top sellers, author interviews, and news headlines


Location & Hours

80 N Union St.
Sparta, MI  49345
ph: 616-887-9937 
fax:  616-887-0179

Monday: 9 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 9 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - 8 pm
Thursday: closed
Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm
Sunday: closed



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