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The mission of the Tamarack District Library is to provide materials and services that fulfill the recreational, informational, educational and cultural needs of the entire community in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful and businesslike.


The Friends of the Tamarack District Library is a 501c3 organization with a purpose to raise funds and advocate for the Library, thereby supporting the library’s mission and our mission to provide materials and services that fulfill the recreational, informational, educational, and cultural needs of the entire community.  They meet the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at the library. The Friends of the Tamarack Library would like to invite you to join the Friends organization if you are not already a member. Adults can become a member for an annual due of $5.00, students for $1.00. Click here for a membership application.


The Tamarack District Library (TDL) is located at 832 S. Lincoln Ave. TDL serves the citizens of Cato, Hinton and Pine Townships along with the Lakeview Community School District including portions of Belvidere, Douglass, Maple Valley, Millbrook and Winfield Townships.


TDL offers more than books to our patrons. TDL also offers movies, music and magazines for borrowing privileges. Lending times are 3 weeks for print and audio books plus music CD’s, and 1 week for DVD’s. All materials except fiction movies are free of charge and available to any patron with a valid library card. Other services available for small fees include copy machine, fax machine, laminator and computer printer. The library also has an Ellison Die Cut machine to be used in the library, free of charge if you supply your own paper. The library has 6 public access computers offering Internet and Microsoft Office applications to the public and 5 laptops that can be checked out for in-library use for adult patrons. Library programming is offered for children and adults including toddler story hours, book clubs, tween activities and informational classes. Keep an eye on our Library Events calendar for program information.


Tamarack District Library Board of Trustees meets monthly to conduct the business of the library. The Board is comprised of 2 members from each entity that makes the library’s service area.  Click here for the list of trustees and meeting minutes.


TDL believes in providing knowledgeable and friendly staff. Staff members are continually learning methods and information to better equip them for their jobs. Every effort is made to provide all of our patrons with quality service.

Library Director – Beth
Assistant Director – Mary
Adult/Circulation Services – Pam
Children’s and Seniors Outreach – Linda
Circulation/Creative Coordinator– Jeanne
Circulation/Children’s Services – Lizzie
Circulation Assistant – Molly
Teen Services – vacant
Page – Katherine
Assistant – Wyatt


By telephone – 989-352-6274                  By Fax – 989-352-7713

By email –
By mail – 832 S Lincoln Ave Lakeview, MI 48850

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email:

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.