Books By The Bag

A community outreach program brought to you by the Highland Township Public Library and the Highland Activity Center

Applying for

Homebound Delivery Service

Please download the form below and submit your completed application at either the Highland Township Library or the Highland Activity Center.

Most Frequently Asked Questions

Highland area residents who are unable to visit the library due to injury, illness, or disability are eligible for homebound delivery service. The service can be given on either a temporary or permanent basis. The Highland Library has many different types of materials for homebound patrons to check out such as books, large print books, magazines, and audiovisual materials.
First you fill out a homebound application & survey. Materials are selected by library staff based on your preferences. Special requests can be made on a monthly basis by filling out the special requests form, or you may contact a librarian in the Adult Services Department to modify your survey preferences.
Materials are placed in a book bag and delivered to your home. Delivery takes place on the first Friday of each month. Delivery is provided by the Highland/Milford Senior Van Program.
Yes. Materials are checked out to you on your library card and are due the first Friday of the following month. Notify an adult services librarian at least one week in advance if you would like to renew an item. Renewals are possible on items without holds. You may check out up to 12 items, or as many will fit into the canvas bag. There are no fines, but you are responsible for all library materials checked out on your card.

As long as it's on the shelf, it can be placed in your bag.  Computer holds are not allowed, but we will try to accommodate title requests.  Selection is limited to our collection.

  1. Download the following application at the Highland Township Library,  Highland Activity Center or apply by phone by calling 248-887-1707.
  2. Complete and sign the form and preference survey.  Call to let them know when you would like to begin service.
  3. A bag will be delivered to you on the first Friday of the month.  The driver will give you the bag and you give the driver your signed application form.

Submit Your Application
At Either Location

Highland Township
Public Library

Phone

248-887-2218

Hours

Monday through Thursday:
10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday:
10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Highland Activity
Center

Phone

248-887-1707

Hours

Monday through Friday:
9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday and Sunday:
Closed