All branches of the Livonia Public Library will be closed July 2-4 for the Independence Day holiday.  Click here for more information.

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The Bennett Civic Center and Carl Sandburg Libraries are open for service.

Library Takeout-Curbside Pickup
Our Bennett Civic Center and Carl Sandburg Libraries are open for service! Patrons no longer need to wear a mask inside the library. Masks are available for your use at all locations if you choose to wear one.  We will provide reference services in person and via telephone or email, computers are available for use up to two hours per day. Curbside and Walk-Up pickup are still available. Schedule your curbside pickup appointment by calling (734) 466-2491 at Civic Center Library or (248) 893-4010 at Sandburg Library. Meeting room use for outside groups is not yet available.

If you would like to use curbside or walkup pick-up, once you are notified that your holds are available, call us to schedule a pickup time. For curbside pickup, let us know you are here by calling (734) 466-2491 at Civic Center Library or (248) 893-4010 at Sandburg Library and then open your trunk or lower a backseat window and a staff member will place your items accordingly.

Do you have more questions about our current services? Find more answers to our frequently asked questions here.

If you need help picking out items, you can also request a book/media bundle. Fill out a form for pickup at the Bennett Civic Center Library (Picture books, Grade School books, Tween books, Teen books, Adult books, Music CDs) or the Carl Sandburg Library (Picture books or Teen books) and a staff member will contact you to schedule a pickup time.


Do you need a library card?

    • To get a library card, present your ID at any Livonia Public Library location. Livonia Residents 16+ who do not have a library card can also fill out this online form to receive a temporary library card, valid for 3 months.
    • Those younger than 16 must be register in person. A parent or guardian must be with you when you register. 

Click here for more library card information.


Friends of the Library

The Friends are now accepting used book donations at the Bennett Civic Center Library. Please remember that we can only accept items in good condition. No encyclopedias, magazines, vhs tapes or cassette tapes will be accepted. Please limit your drop-offs to 5 boxes or bags per day so the Friends of the Library are not overwhelmed with their sorting duties.

Click here for more information about the Friends of the Library

Summer Reading 2022

Sign up for our annual Summer Reading Program and explore Oceans of PossibilitiesThe program begins Wednesday, June 1 and runs through July 31, 2022. There is a program for Kids, Teens, and Adults! Register today at

Programs for All Ages

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Civic Center Library

32777 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: (734) 466-2491

Mon - Thurs: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun: 1-5 p.m.

Alfred Noble Library

32901 Plymouth Road
Livonia, MI 48150

Due to a building problem,
Alfred Noble Library will be
closed until further notice.
Click here for more info.

Carl Sandburg Library

30100 Seven Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: (248) 893-4010

Mon & Tue: 12-8 p.m.
Wed & Thurs: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vest Pocket Library

15218 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: (734) 466-2559

Mon: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tue: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wed: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thurs: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Fri: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.