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.

BookPage digital edition

BookPage Digital Edition

BookPage is a recommendation guide for readers, highlighting new books across all genres.

Brainfuse JobNow

Brainfuse JobNow

Online service designed to support every step of your job search process. JobNow features live online coaches who can assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help you prepare for job interviews. All you need is your library card.

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.

niche academy

Niche Academy

Always accessible online tutorials for common computer programs, from Library digital downloads to Microsoft Office and Google products.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Whether you are looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations, and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

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.


Are you an older adult looking for technology help, or just a way to connect while staying home? Take free classes on video conferencing, smartphones and tablets, Gmail, Facebook, YouTube, and more. Virtual social hours are also offered! There are over 150 classes to choose from.

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: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun: 1-5 p.m. (September-May)

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.

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.

Vest Pocket Library

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

Mon – Fri: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.