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Who We Are

The Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) system is composed of the Downtown Library and four branch libraries: Malletts Creek, Traverwood, Westgate, and Pittsfield.

For general information please call: (734) 327-4200

To renew or request materials please call: (734) 327-4219

To reach Library Director Josie Parker in the office of Administration please call (734) 327-4263 or email her at

All branches are open:

Monday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Westgate branch offers Extended Hours. The AADL also administers the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled (WLBPD@AADL).

For Washtenaw Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled @ AADL services please call: (734) 327-4224

The AADL provides services at no charge to all residents living within the Ann Arbor District Library's service area. Library services are available to all others outside this service area for a fee. Over 8.8 million items have circulated system-wide during recent fiscal years! In addition to these items, thousands of people enter the library and its branches to utilize print and electronic reference resources, access the Internet through the Library’s fiber-optic connection, enjoy state-of-the-art Wi-fi service, participate in computer and Internet training, view a Library exhibit, or attend one of the Library’s many events. Our friendly and professional staff is eager to serve you. Welcome to the Ann Arbor District Library!

Vision Statement

The Ann Arbor District Library provides collections, programs, and leadership to promote the development of literate and informed citizens through open and equal access to cultural, intellectual, recreational, and information resources.

Mission Statement

The existence of the Ann Arbor District Library assures public ownership of print collections, digital resources, and gathering spaces for the citizens of the library district. We are committed to sustaining the value of public library services for the greater Ann Arbor community through the use of traditional and innovative technologies.

Ann Arbor District Library Values

  • Excellence in customer service
  • Providing, supporting, and advocating access for all
  • Acting with initiative, creativity, and flexibility
  • Working together, with enthusiasm and optimism, to reach goals
  • Responsible stewardship of resources

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