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Interlochen Public Library

Get to Know IPL

The Interlochen Public Library is located in Green Lake Township, Grand Traverse County. The Library provides free services to all in the surrounding area and is an independant member library of the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) System.

What We Offer

  • IPL holds approximately 26,234 materials, including books, audiobooks, movies, music, games and magazines.
  • Free online databases for those who live in the District Library's service area and hold valid library accounts. 
  •  Online Audiobooks, eBooks, movies, music and magazines are also available.
  • Many free databases from the Library of Michigan's (MeL) website link are available through the MeL link.
  • 2 Desktop computers to use by patrons in library.
  • 8 Laptop computers to checkout and use by patrons in the library.
  • Free WiFi
  • Faxing, copying, scanning
  • Free programming for all ages
  • A mix of private, common, and community space designed to meet the multiple uses of patrons

General Borrowing Privileges

Residents of the District and of the counties with library membership in the Northland Library Cooperative are eligible to apply for a borrower's card. Residents of our contiguous counties of Leelanau, Benzie and Wexford will be eligible for a Traverse Area District Library Network library card. Outside of these areas, existing library card holders will be able to maintain their cards, but no cards will be issued to new patrons from those areas.  

We do not distinguish between a children's card and an adult card. Children are permitted to borrow any type of library material.  

Account Required

An established account is required in order to borrow materials from the Library.  You may use a card issued by the Library or use your valid Michigan Driver’s License or Michigan ID card to establish your account.  If you forget your card, you may still borrow using a valid Michigan driver’s license or Michigan ID.  You may borrow up to three items with any other current picture ID. 

Proof of Eligibility and Local Address

Proof of eligibility must be provided in order to apply for or renew a borrowing card.  Procedures for proving eligibility shall be established by the Circulation Department and approved by the Director.

Suspension of Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing privileges will be suspended for accounts with more than ten overdue items or with owed fee balances of $5.00.