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Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library

About Us

Our Mission

The mission of the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library (TCHRTL) is to provide an environment where lifelong habits of learning, self-improvement, and self-expression are encouraged and where patrons can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs.

TCHRTL is a part of the Lakeland Library Cooperative. TCHRTL is located at 117 W Williams St in Howard City and serves the citizens of the Village of Howard City, Pierson and Reynolds Townships, as well as portions of Maple Valley and Winfield Townships within the Tri County Area School District including .

Books, audiobooks, and music CDs are available for 3-week checkout. DVDs are available for 1-week checkout. Most materials, with the exception of some DVDs, 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 has eight public access computers offering free internet and Microsoft Office applications.  Library programming is available for children and adults, including toddler/preschool storytimes, book clubs, tween activities and informational classes. View the Events calendar to learn more.

Library Staff

TCHRTL 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:  Cheryl Smith

Adult Services: Cricket

Youth Services: Autumn

History/Circulation Services: Sallie

Head of Circulation/MEL: Rogena Simon

Circulation Assistant:  Lisa

Circulation Assistant: Melinda

Circulation Assistant: Casmira

Circulation Assistant:  Emma

Notaries: Cheryl Smith, Rogena Simon 

View our Notary Service page to learn more.

Board of Trustees

Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library Board of Trustees meets the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm. to conduct the business of the library.  View meeting minutes here.

President: Sharon McInnis

Vice President: Mary Ann Wilson

Secretary: Peggy Peterman

Trustee: Paul Rehfus

Trustee:  Marjorie Morgan

Trustee:  Sara Smith

Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Income and EXPENDITURES