Ashley District Library

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District Library Board        


  Brenda Radabaugh - Chapin Township Rep - President

Jill Peck - Marion Township Rep - Secretary

Sherry Cook - Washington Township Rep - Treasurer

Ellen Haynes - Elba Township Rep - Trustee

Melissa Payne - North Star Township Rep - Trustee

Kurt Densmore - School Board Rep - Trustee
 Andrea Ackles  - Hamilton Township - Trustee

Jim Fabus - School board Rep - Trustee






Lynne Clark, Librarian
Phone: (989)-847-4283 Ext. 1007
Fax: (989)-847-5000
Email: lclark@ashleyschools.net

Interloan books from hundreds of libraries in Michigan. FREE with your library card. We serve the Ashley School District, Chapin, Elba, Hamilton, Marion, North Star, and Washington townships.


YOU NEED TO PUT IN YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER. (Add a P before your card #.)


 District Library Board Meetings
3rd Monday of every other month @ 5:30 p.m. in the Library

Next Regular Meeting:  May 15, 2017


Summer Hours

Tuesday: 12-7

Wednesday: 9-3

Thursday: 9-3


School Year Hours

Monday:  8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday   8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.



      We Offer Fax Service now!!  $1.00 first page,  25 cents / page after that page                                                  FAX  NUMBER - 989-847-5000

Copies - 10 cents / page - black & white
             15 cents / page - color
Laminate - $1.00 / per 8 " x 10 " page
                                                       FOIA  POLICY

I.  Purpose

It is the intent of the Ashley District Library to perform public business in an open and public manner as required by Michigan's Freedom of Information, Act 442 of 1976, and as amended. This Policy prescribes the libraries" procedures for responding to written public records requests made pursuant to FOIA.
II. Scope
This Policy applies to the library whenever a written request for public records is made under Michigan's FOIA law. This Policy does not apply to any records that are excempt from disclosure such as, but not limited to:
* Specific personal information about an individual if the release would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of that individual's privacy.
*Records that may be excempted from disclosure by another statute (Note: statutes which expressly prohibit public disclosure of records generally supersede the FOIA.)
*Information subject to attorney - client privilege.
*Pending public bids to enter into contracts.
*Records that would disclose the social security number of an individual
  A. Access
   Public records shall be open to inspection and copying during the libraries" regular business hours by the custodian of the requested public records. Reasonable access to and reasonable facilities for copying of these records shall be provided. The library shall provide reasonable assistance in identifying and locating public records in accordance with this policy.
   B. Form of FOIA Requests
   All FOIA requests shall be made in writing.
   All FOIA requests shall adequately describe the records sought in sufficient detail to enable   the library to locate such records with reasonable effort. The requesting party shall be as specific as possible when requesting records. To assist in locating the requested records, the library may request that the requesting party provide additional information known to the requesting party, such as types of records, dates, parties to correspondance, and subject matter of the requested records.
    A FOIA request will be answered within 5 business days after receiving it. If needed, the library will notify the requester in writing and extend the timefor an additional 10 days.
Fees: Fees may be charged as permitted by law
10 cents / page, electronic or paper
$10.00 / hour rate for searching for information
Postage as needed
   C. Submit requests to:
Lynne Clark, Librarian
Ashley District Library
    104 N. New St.
    Ashley, MI. 48806
    Phone (989)847-4283  Ext. 1007    Fax  (989) 847-5000