Mason

Service Note 

Due to the increase in COVID-19 transmission rates, all members are encouraged to wear masks inside our branches. CADL Foster, CADL Holt-Delhi, CADL Okemos, and CADL Williamston are now requiring masks due to local orders. Please do not enter our branches if you are under a Quarantine or Isolation Order.

Contactless pickup is still available at all 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
Mon: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Tues: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Wed: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Thur: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Fri: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Sat:10a.m. - 4p.m.
Sun:12-4p.m.

*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

*Online Trivia Challenge--Halloween Music & Movies (Teens & Adults)

Friday Oct 22, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm
All Locations
Get together with other CADL fans at a virtual event, competing for glory and prizes! We'll meet on selected Fridays with different topics each time. Today: It's a Monster Mash-up of Halloween music and movie trivia! *Registration required to receive a link to the Microsoft Teams event; call 517-367-6312 or click on "Register." 
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National Friends of the Library Week (All ages)

Saturday Oct 23, 2021 10:00am - 4:00pm Mason Celebrate the Mason Friends this week with a visit to Bookworm Heaven, located on the 2nd floor of the Mason Branch. All items are half off for the week of October 17-23, plus claim a free Friends reusable bag with purchase while supplies last. Remember to pick up an application on your visit and become a Friend!   Read More
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Temporary Interruption of Services on Sept. 28

Posted Sep 23, 2021, 12:54 PM Update: All services have been restored except for MeLCat borrowing. Read More

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