Available Services

Further information on service fees and policies can be obtained by calling the Thomas Township Library at (989) 781-3770.

Ancestry Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today and is available on library Internet computers.   It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world! 

This monthly publication contains reviews of some the latest soon to be released titles and is available free.

Hard copies of documents can be faxed from the library at $1.00 per page.

Enlarge photographs, documents and 3-D objects for easy viewing. Magnify the writing area on personal checks, forms and correspondence.

Interlibrary loan services are available for Thomas Township residents through the Michigan Electronic Library (MelCat).  Requests for specific materials can be made at the library or from your home computer.  To access online, click the Michigan Electronic Library link on our homepage.  A valid Thomas Township Library card is required to submit requests.

PC’s are available for Internet information gathering, research and email. The charge for printing from library computers is $0.10 per page.  Wireless access is available when using your own electronic device.  The Internet Use Policy must be completed prior to using.  Youth under 18 years old require a parent’s signature.

The facility is available for civic, educational or cultural meetings during regular library hours. Use of the room must comply with policy regulations, is based on availability  and  a Responsibility Form must be completed prior to use.  A fee may be charged based on the policy.

Self-serve black and white copies are .15 each.

If a desired title is checked out a hold may be placed on the item by visiting or phoning the library.  You will be asked for your library card number. Reserves can also be placed online by opening the Online Library Catalog link on the homepage and accessing My Account.

Large print books, books on tape, books on CD and music CD’s are offered at the library. The building is handicapped accessible and a wheelchair is available for use.

The Braille and Talking Book Library (BTBL) lends audio and braille books to Michigan residents unable to comfortably read standard print materials due to a visual, physical, or reading disability.  Apply for service to access thousands of books that can be downloaded directly with BARD, or request one of their digital talking book players and books can be delivered directly to you on cartridge through the regular U.S. postal service. And best of all, this service is FREE, there is not even a charge to mail materials to the library.  Go to:

Basic federal and state tax forms and instructions are available at the library during tax filing season. Forms not available onsite can be printed off the IRS website for $0.10 per page.

A typewriter for onsite use is available.

The print version of the Value Line 600 Survey®  puts 600 of the largest, most actively traded and widely held U.S. and foreign firms under the microscope every month. These are the marquee names in global commerce.   Manage your portfolio for capital preservation and appreciation with the 600 Survey’s monthly reports available at the library.  

Microsoft Office is available on designated computers.