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Southgate Veterans Memorial Library

Open Monday - Thursday 10am - 9pm, & Saturday 10am - 5pm

Southgate Schools Art Show

Flyer explaining the dates for an art show

Join us on Wednesday, April 12th at 6pm to enjoy art created by Southgate Community Schools students! Classes from multiple Southgate schools and grades will have their artwork on display at the library. It's a great opportunity to celebrate the skill and creativity of students, and to show appreciation for the teachers who make it all possible!

The art will remain on display for two weeks, until April 26th.

Youth Programming February

Family Programs


Family and baby story times continue! For the storytime schedule, check out our Story Times page.

Find the Missing Crayons, March 1 - March 30

Our crayon friends have gone missing! They were so excited to get everything ready for National Crayon Day that they got a little lost. They were last seen headed towards the youth section of the library. If you see them, let us know at the front desk for a reward.

Let's Color! March 30, 4pm - 5pm

In honor of National Crayon Day on March 31st, we are hosting a coloring party! Colorers of all ages are invited to drop in for an hour of color and creativity! Where you can learn the history of the crayon, try our your crayon knowledge, and win colorful prizes!

Teens: 6th - 12th Grade

Teen Advisory Board, Wednesday March 29 at 6pm

Are you looking to get involved in your community? Do you want to have input into what programming and materials the library offers? Then join the Teen Advisory Board! The goal of TAB is to work together to create a welcoming environment for teens at the library. Meetings will take place the last Wednesday of the month and there will be additional opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. For more information, see the website, stop in the library, or email the youth librarian, Jennifer Pickles, at

Get started with TALK

Flyer with details on joining a library teen advisory board

TALK is a simple program for early learners, to help prepare them for school! Sign up to get 8-10 messages per month with fun activities you can do at home to help prepare little ones, ages 5 and under, for school success. You will also receive messages about library events! It's easy to sign up, just text TALK to 75547, or follow this link,

Introducing Transparent Language Online

We are proud to announce that Transparent Language Online is now available to Southgate residents! Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

All you need to sign up is your library card number.
Click here to get started!

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Contact Info - Phone: 734-258-3002 - Address: 14680 Dix-Toledo Rd. Southgate, MI 48195

Hours - Mon-Thurs: 10am-9PM - Sat: 10am-5pm