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Approximately 15 kids and teens play chess in the triangular bay of YDL-Whittaker.
Chess Club

Published: February 8, 2023

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Learn to play chess at the library!

Do you know the history of Black History Month?

Published: January 26, 2023

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February is Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Black Resistance,” which recognizes and celebrates the resistance of Black people, organizations, and institutions to racism in the past and present.

RESCHEDULED YDL Board meeting – February 1

Published: January 26, 2023

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The January YDL Board meeting has been rescheduled for February 1 in the Whittaker Road Board Room at 6:30 PM. For public meeting guidelines and other information about our board meetings, visit our Board page.

Meeting Room

Published: January 20, 2023

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This is our large meeting room. It is used for library programs such as the summer lunch program, computer classes, storytimes, teen advisory group, and homework help. It is also reservable for free by members of the community for non-commercial educational events. State of the art technology will allow group videoconferencing and hybrid library programs.  Attached to the meeting room is the kitchenette, provided with funding by the Children’s Foundation. Our summer lunch program, Lunch, Listen, and Learn, will allow us to serve food through the window to kids ages 0-18. Superior Tour Homepage Next: Digital Events Display

Digital Events Display

Published: January 20, 2023

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Our digital events display, located above the copy/fax/scan center, was made possible by a donation from Donna DeButts. This display features a rotating lineup of upcoming events, library resources, live figures from the library’s solar array, and the library’s Twitter feed. Superior Tour Homepage Next: Fireplace

Fireplace

Published: January 20, 2023

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The fireplace is one of the focal features of the library. Made possible by a donation from Don & Nancie Loppnow, the fireplace features nature-inspired Motawi tiles. You’ll see a few of these in other spots throughout the library. Be sure to keep an eye out! Superior Tour Homepage Next: Collections

Collections

Published: January 20, 2023

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The library grew from roughly 3,500 items at our former location to over 15,000 at this location. In addition to books and movies, our collection offers puzzles, games, technology tools, early learning play kits, and more.  Superior Tour Homepage Next: Computers

Computers

Published: January 20, 2023

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In our move to this location, we’ve been able to increase the number of computers from 7 total to 22. In addition to these desktops, we also offer 12 Chromebooks, provided by a grant from United Way of Washtenaw County. The Chromebooks are available to be checked out for in-library use and are used for group instruction.  Superior Tour Homepage Next: Group Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms

Published: January 20, 2023

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Our two small group study rooms are available for anyone to use, by reservation. They feature videoconferencing technology and a whiteboard separating the rooms.  Superior Tour Homepage Next: Study Tables

Study Tables

Published: January 20, 2023

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Our powered tables are a convenient place for people to sit, read, use and charge devices. Superior Tour Homepage Next: Bird-friendly Glass