Mason

Service Note 

No appointments are required and there are no time limits for visits. Masks are optional. Contactless pickup is still available at most branches except Downtown Lansing and South Lansing. Click on service update button for more information. 

 

Service Update

Contactless Pickup 

Location
145 West Ash Street 
Mason, Michigan 48854

517.676.9088

Link to the CATA Bus Route Link for directions to this library location

Hours
Monday: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Tuesday: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Wednesday: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Thursday: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Friday: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Saturday: 11a.m. - 2p.m.   Sunday: Closed    

*Closed Sundays between Memorial Day and Labor Day

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Head Librarian

Rooms, Resources & Special Features

Adobe Elements  

Adobe Photoshop Elements (for photo editing) & Adobe Premiere Elements (for video editing) are installed on selected public computers.  

Bookworm Heaven

The Friends of the Mason Library run this used bookstore located on the second floor. Available during the library’s open hours.

Charging Cables

Check out a charging cable and wall charger to power up. We’ve got you covered with micro-USB, USB-C, and lightning cables.

Computer Accessories

Privacy screens, trackball mouses and large print keyboards can all be requested from library staff.

Fax Service

A patron fax service is available for in-library use. This easy to use fax machine is completely self-serve, requiring only a MC/VISA, AM Ex or Discover card (no cash is accepted). 

Faxing is $1.75 for the first page and $1 for each page thereafter for US/Caribbean faxes. International fees are double. The machine does not accept incoming faxes.

Food Packs 

This branch provides weekly food packs filled with items such as shelf-stable milk, fruit, vegetables, canned meals and more. There are no eligibility requirements. Food packs will be available starting on Monday of each week but pickup times are available throughout the week. Families who need more than one pack must register for each one separately. Call branch to register to pick up a pack.  

Morris Collection

Donated to the Mason Library in 2006 by Eugene G. Wanger, this collection includes books, manuscripts and ephemera related to the history of Ingham County. 

Public Meeting Room

Our meeting room is available for public use and the capacity is 84. If you are interested in reserving space, please call or visit the branch for an application. Make sure to allow enough time when planning your event as our rooms are in high demand.

  • An application must be completed and turned in at the location being requested.
  • Applicants must produce a current Capital Area District Libraries card which must be in good standing at the time of room use.
  • Applicants must be present during the meeting/event.

For additional details, please review our Meeting Room Policy.

Requests for Accommodation

For mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance, please call the library. Requests need to be made at least two weeks before a scheduled event.

Student Success Initiative

Mason Public Schools participates in the Student Success Intiative, providing CADL accounts to all students.

Test Proctoring

We offer free exam proctoring. Please call ahead to make arrangements.

Wireless Service

CADL has WiFi hotspots at all of its libraries. For details, visit our WiFi help page

 

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Mason Events

Take & Make Crafts, Storytimes and STEM Kits (All ages)

Friday Jul 30, 2021 10:00am - 6:00pm
All Locations
Looking for free Take & Make crafts, activities, storytimes and STEM kits? We offer a variety of these items for all ages. A complete list is now available on our Take & Make website page. Call your branch with any questions. Read More

Donation Drive for the Animal Shelter (All ages)

Saturday Jul 31, 2021 12:00am - 12:00am
All Locations
Join us in helping out our furry friends at the Ingham County Animal?Shelter. The shelter provides?care?for over 5,000 animals?and their owners, so they are always in need of supplies. That's where you come in! From July 19-31, please bring any item from the list below to one of our branches during open hours. We'll make sure it gets to the shelter. Thank you!
. Dog collars & leashes (sizes M & L-the ones with plastic snap buckles work best) 
. Braunschweiger (used for hiding medicine) 
. Kong toys (any size) 
. Cheez Whiz (to squirt into the Kongs) 
. Canned cat food (all kinds-you pick) 
. Paper towel rolls (yep, they use a lot of these) 
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Cady Bauer Receives Director's Award

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Bye, bye fines!

Posted Jul 13, 2021, 10:36 AM For information about our fine free policy, please review these FAQs.   Read More

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