Are you working on your family history, looking to learn a new language, or need help with a school project? The Livonia Public Library has a variety of resources available to help. Not sure where to start, or need help locating specific information? Contact the Reference Desk at your neighborhood branch for assistance. We’re happy to help!


Our genealogy collection and dedicated genealogy computer are available for all patrons to use to conduct their own research, and information is available on obituaries as well. Keep an eye out for future dates of Genealogy Saturdays!


Auto repair information, test preparation tools, articles from newspapers, newswires, news magazines, and more. 


Access full text eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and more from your computer or favorite portable device.

Useful Websites

Media reviews, homeschooling resources, and more.



Michigan eLibrary

Michigan eLibrary (MeL)

Search for up-to-date articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, and research tools on a variety of topics including auto repair, legal, test prep, family history, and consumer reports.

Merck Manuals

Merck Manuals

Merck Manuals are one of the most widely used medical information resources in the world, and are committed to making the best and most current information accessible to both health care professionals and patients. Free to use in digital formats.

Merck Veterinary Manual

Merck Veterinary Manual

The Merck Veterinary Manual provides concise and authoritative information to veterinarians and all animal health care professionals on disease and management of a variety of animals. Free to use in digital formats.

Michigan eLibrary Kids

Michigan eLibrary (MeL) Kids

Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners. Find information on countries, animals, and people as well as activities, science projects and experiments.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

With over 100 languages to choose from, Transparent Language Online is a comprehensive and flexible program designed for library patrons to quickly and easily learn new languages. A Livonia Public Library card is required for registration.

Universal Class

Universal Class

Universal Class offers a wide variety of coursework designed to be completed online and at your own pace. Classes range in topic from DIY to Psychology, Self-Help to Writing Skills, and beyond. There’s a topic for every interest! A Livonia Public Library card is required for registration.

Robert and Janet Bennett
Civic Center Library

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

Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun*: 1-5 p.m.

*(during the school year)

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.

Vest Pocket Library

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

Mon - Fri: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.