451 East Mitchell Street, Petoskey Michigan 49770
Petoskey Public Library, serving an area of 21,000 residents, has a collection of 38,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,540 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 210 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 8 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $58,000. Patrons make 63,000 visits annually, and check out materials 110,000 times. Forty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Walloon Lake) Crooked Tree District Library
(Petoskey) Petoskey Public Library
12/02 Coming to The Petoskey area
MorelFest Boyne City MI May16-19 Each May, Boyne City fills with hundreds of mushroom lovers from around the country who come seeking that elusive delicacy-the marvelous morel.
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
Charlevoix Venetian Festival Charlevoix MI July20-27 What began as a simple candle-lit boat parade has grown into a week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season and attracts tens of thousands of visitors.
Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse Mackinac Island MI August8-11 Mackinac Island Carriage and Saddle Horse Parade, the Breeds of Mackinac presentation, musical kurs featuring the beautiful Friesians, lectures on the role of the horse in Mackinac's history.
St Helen Bluegill Festival St Helen MI January1 Crafter demonstrations, live music and entertainment, vendors, kids games, a medallion hunt, and great food. Sunday wraps up with the Grand Parade and Awards Ceremony.