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.

Life's a Stitch

We now are hosting a knitting/crafting morning for anyone who wants to join! This is a great opportunity to join together with others who share the same love for knitting/crafting and learn from them! The next get together will be 04/13/18 at 10 AM. We do these every other Friday. 


The Friends of the Library are selling these adorable and VERY sturdy book bags at the library for $12.  You may stop in any time the library is open to purchase one.  Cash or check only, please!


Check out our NEW BOOKS



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 this History Piece from Scott KuyKendall

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.  You can hear his Martin Veteran's Day presentation here.


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Book Club


Book Club will meet on Monday, April 23rd to discuss Trail of Crumbs, by Susie Finkbeiner. We will also be joined by the author herself during this discussion!  

Our next book is called Fixer Upper, written by Mary Kay Andrews, and we will be meeting to discuss this on May 21st. 

Our list is finalized for 2018!  Click the book/author to learn more about the book!

January 22 - Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

February 26 - Happily Ever After by Susan May Warren

March 26 - Girl in the Castle by Santa Monteflore

April 23 - Trail of Crumbs by Susie Finkbeiner

May 21 - Fixer Upper by Mary Kay Andrews

June 25 - Long Way Gone by Charles Martin

July 23 - Dollface by Renee Rosen

August 27 - The Lost Sisterhood by Anne Fortier

September 24 - The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

October 22 - Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

November 26 - Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller

December 17 - The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

We meet in the front room of the library on Book Club day at 1pm.  Everyone brings a dish to pass (although it is not required) and over a delicious potluck of food we discuss the book - and we may wander down a rabbit trail or two.  Come join us!  Anyone is welcome at anytime!

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On Monday, March 19th the teens got together again, this time, to build a mini golf course in the library! They built it out of library books, duct tape, book holders, tubes, and they even had a snoopy house! This was SO much fun and was great to see them use their imagination to construct some of the holes! Oh, AND, in honor of St. Patrick's day, we made shamrock shakes!! 


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


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.



March 10th will be our next K-6th day.  Look for flyers to come home with school!




 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.

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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