Libraries We Love

Check Out The Parks

This summer, in the Winter Water Wonderland that is Michigan, you can go to the library and check out a book and a state park pass at the same time. Through the Park and Read Program, library cardholders will be able to check out a one-day pass to any Michigan state park or recreation area, bypassing the $6 motor vehicle fee.

It's a novel collaboration between the Department of Natural Resources and the state's public libraries. In addition, hammocks will be available in many parks, courtesy of The Hammock Co., for participants to lounge in and enjoy the breezes while devouring the latest summer read.

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