J.C. Wheeler Public Library

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Welcome to J.C. Wheeler Public Library

The J.C. Wheeler Library is located in the heart of Martin, MI across from the Elementary School and Fire Barn/Township Hall.

Save the Date!

Monday, October 9th the library will be CLOSED for a staff training day.

Monday, October 16th from 1:30-2:30 Representative Mary Whiteford will be here to meet with any Allegan County residents! Be sure to ask her about the Auto Insurance Reform bill she is working on! www.RepWhiteford.com

Don Black will be here at the library Monday, October 23rd at 6pm to discuss the soon to be open position of Allegan County Commissioner.  Bring your questions for him and join us for a very informative evening.

Thank you to our Summer Reading 2017 Sponsors!

Hilltop Designs

Tuinstra Greenhouse

Van Elderen Inc.

Ken Bleeker Insurance Agency

J&H Mobile

Hopkins Propane


The Perrigo Foundation

R and G Construction

United Bank of Michigan

Gun Lake Women's Club

Bluegrass Vet

Nancy Portice



Miss Denise, Miss Alicia and Miss Regina

Your Three Librarians Here to Help You!


Now you can check out our library catalog, renew books, all kinds of other things as well from your phone!  Google Store App     iphone App


Check out the final History Piece from Scott KuyKendall

Click the Fogo link below to read the entire article.


Scott Kuykendall gave a presentation on January 9th at the Township Hall.  You can listen to that presentation with the youtube video below.   It's the fastest hour, truly fascinating information!

Thank you, Scott, for sharing your love of history with us.  We can't wait for your next presentation for Veterans Day and we are looking forward to reading your next installment of our time machine trip in Finding Fogo.


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Book Club


Kicking off fall with Jane Austen!

We will be meeting on Monday, September 24th at 1pm.  Anyone is welcome to come join in our fun book club discussions!

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 Teens, don't forget to grab your football picks here at the library or let us know to email them to you!


We were just made aware of this website to help you find a JOB.  A job sounds fun, yes???  Here it is -> Jobs For Teens HQ


Toddler Time is back!!! Join us on Tuesday mornings!
We meet at 10:30 am every Tuesday
We color from about 10:30-10:45
Then it 's time for singing and story time until just after 11
Then we have craft and snack
When snack is done, the toddlers get to play and the parents get to chat!
Come on out and join in the fun!
Toddler Time is for any child birth to kindergarten age.



One Saturday we will have a movie and one Saturday we will have a K-6th Program.  Stay tuned for more information on upcoming dates as we take a brief break after all the fun of Summer Reading.




 Your library resources available anytime, anywhere


MeL is the library to library share.  You can request books, books on cd, movies and music from libraries all over the state.

Join the library on Good Reads and  be sure to friend us!
Good Reads

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

eShelf & Research

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

Links to Community Organizations

Village of Martin

Martin Public Schools

Local Schools

Local Government

Allegan County Family Resource Directory

Allegan County Libraries

Local Churches

Allegan County Great Start Collaborative

Allegan County Historical Links