Notable Collections

bleach1Young Adult Anime Collection

MCDL has developed a collection of anime DVD movies and series appropriate for teens. Please ask at the front desk in Ludington to check out these titles. Many of these items are also great selections for the whole family.  Our selection will continue to grow.

Check MCDL's catalog to reserve these titles

Film Movement
® Foreign Film Collection


Partnering with Hart Area Public Library, MCDL now offers a growing collection of foreign films from the Film Movement® catalog. Film Movement® has released films from 25 countries and six continents, including top prize winners from Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca and many other prestigious film festivals.  A new film is released each month. 
Check MCDL's catalog for a complete list of available Film Movement® titles available at the library

american_born_chineseYoung Adult Graphic Lit

We are expanding the collection of Young Adult graphic lit with many new ones being added all the time.  Check the MCDL Catalog for a complete list of the 100+ graphic lit titles.


Organic gardening and farming is growing in popularity as a healthy and sustainable food option.  MCDL partners with local growers and venders to offer a wide range of print books, downloadable eBooks, magazines and DVDs to help you start and as an organic grower or choose the best organic and fresh foods.

Check the MCDL catalog for materials on growing, eating and living organic. 

Check the MCDL catalog for materials eating locally (locavore). 




Win with Wellness is a community-wide effort in Mason County to enhance healthy living through promotion of wellness. It is an ongoing program that will feature a number of opportunities to focus on weight loss, exercise, healthy eating and healthy living habits, as well as education on nutrition and how to accomplish your health goals. People of all ages and abilities can participate.

Library Resources focusing on exercise, fitness, diet and healthy living - 
The library has a large collection of books & videos focusing on healthy living, exercise, diet, and fitness for adults and for children all available for FREE including a colleciton of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eVideos  you can download and read, listen to or watch on your computer or many portable devices.  In addition to the library collection be sure to check out the resources avaialble at the Health Gateway at - and continue your search at the Michigan eLibrary - MelCat.


Academy-Awards-OscarAcademy Awards Best Picture Winners

The Libraries have a complete collection of the Academy Awards Best Picture Winners from 1929 - Present.  

Click here to access the Libraries' catalog and reserve these titles

Information on the Academy Awards, including winners


lhdpic1Ludington Historic District
Materials for the study of American Historic Architecture and Design

The Ludington Historic District Study Committee was formed in 2009 by the Ludington City council to study the establishment of an Historic District in Ludington and to help promote Ludington’s architectural legacy.  


glboats1Great Lakes Books & Ludington Car Ferry History

Ludington is the home port for the famous Ludington Carferries.  Over a century of maritime history is centered around Ludington.  

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