More Than Just Borrowing Books

Since our doors opened in 1996, the Brighton District Library has been an essential provider of services to the Brighton area.

What Would You Like To Do Today?

Get inspired while getting involved at the library. Explore the libraries wide array of free resources and services.

Reserve A Study Room

Create a LocalHop account to reserve a room online or with the Information Desk staff in-person or over the phone.

Library Card Application

Want to enjoy all of the library borrowing privileges and discount ticket offers? Apply online for free and start benefiting

Ask A Tech


Do you have a tech-related question? Need assistance with the latest technology equipment or software? No problem!

Library Meeting Rooms

The Library is now taking public room reservations for Room A/B. Reservations are taken up to three months in advance. Please see below for details and possible fees.

Genealogy and Local History

The Genealogy and Local History Collection of the Brighton Room has developed over time to become one of the largest collections of family and local history information in Livingston County.

Curbside Pick Up

Please schedule a pickup time before you arrive, so we can have your items checked out and ready to go!

Mobile Printing

Patrons have the ability to print from a laptop, desktop, smart device or email directly to the library print system.

BDL Book Clubs


Join us for one of our many Book Club Discussions or select from one of our curated Book Club Kits to host your very own at home.

Local Author Showcase

To serve both local authors and library patrons, The Brighton District Library offers twice yearly Local Author Showcase events.

Book Club Kits

Local Book Clubs – check out our list of book club kits. Each kit contains 5-8 copies of a book along with discussion questions and an author bio.

Educators & Homeschoolers

View our list of helpful learning materials, collections of books by curriculum and online resources related to your teaching needs.

Parenting Resources

The library is the place for kids to find everything they need to help them succeed, from research databases, to online homework help, to college and career preparation.

Discounted Tickets

Members can purchase and print tickets for the Detroit Zoo, Michigan Activity Passes and more.

Volunteer at the Library

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More Library Services

FOR KIDS

Enjoy learning about kids books your little one will enjoy. View the collection here.

Are you looking for help with school work or finding a new book to read? Find it here! We have fast, reliable online resources for homework and classroom activities.

Enjoy stories and activities to keep your kid busy. View the BDL Youth Blog here.

The Great Start Collaborative of Livingston County (Great Start Livingston) is a partnership of local community agencies, businesses, early childhood and K-12 educators and parents. Get more details here.

Online and In- Person tutoring available for K-12 subjects including SAT/ACT essential study prep.

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FOR TEENS

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Interested in learning more about the Brighton District Library and helping to plan programs you and your friends would enjoy? Consider joining our Teen Advisory Board Click Here.

Check out resources to help prepare students for post- secondary education here.

To apply to become a Brighton District Library junior volunteer for the 2022-23 School Year, please fill out the form here.

A new service for kids and teens ages 9-18. Readers can sign up to receive a one-month subscription to our new Library Book Box service! Subscribers will enjoy two library books selected by our librarians to check out plus fun extras for you to keep. Sign up during the first week of the month to receive the next month’s box. Space is limited.

Book Box Registration will resume August 1st.

GENERAL

To make a room reservation online, you must create a LocalHop account. However,  Information Desk staff
can also reserve rooms over the phone or in-person.

The Brighton District Library provides free-of-charge delivery of books and other library materials to persons who are unable to come to the library themselves.

Homebound Application Form Available Here

Library cardholders can borrow items to acquire new skills or explore areas of interest. Each Thing can be checked out for one week, with an option to renew for an additional week, if the item is not on hold for someone else.

Catalog Of Things Available Here.

We welcome the opportunity to educate young people about the library. Group tours and/or story times may be arranged with the designated staff.

Apply for a Library Tour here

If you are considering in hosting a program please know that they must be scheduled several months in advance.

Program Consideration Form Available Here