Sanilac District Library
Serving our community since 1936

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SDL offers over 40,000 materials in several formats.

For more information, click on the items located on the Resources pull-down menu.






 Audio Visual Materials

Audio books on CD for adults, kids & teens


Movies: Classic Films, Family Films, Latest Releases, Literary Films, Movies for Kids and Nonfiction.

The rental fee for movies is $1. This income is used to fund SDL's movie collection.  



Books In Print

 Fiction and nonfiction for every age and reading level

Fiction Genres: adventure, Christian fiction, espionage, fantasy, historical, horror, mystery (comic capers, cozy, crime, forensic, historical & who-dun-its), romance, science fiction, thrillers (legal, financial, military, political & techno), westerns.


Formats: cloth & plastic books, board books, picture books, learning to read books, books for elementary kids, graphic novels, tweens, teens and adults. Sanilac District Library also offers a selection of LARGE PRINT books which is supplemented with a rotating collection from the St. Clair County Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.




Port Sanilac Lighthouse Journals


Interlibrary Loan

SDL's Interlibrary Loan Program allows patrons to borrow books from other libraries free of charge. If possible, note the Title, Author and ISBN number of the material you want. Every effort will be made to borrow the audio book, book in print, CD, or movie from another library. Only items NOT owned by our library may be borrowed. You must be a resident of our library district and a patron in good standing to participate.


You may also initiate a loan request yourself by using MelCat.  (How to use MelCat).  Sanilac District Library follows the policies and rules established by MelCat. If you would like the assistance of a librarian, visit the library, call 622-8623 during our regular open hours or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Once your request has been placed, library staff will contact you when the material arrives and is ready to be picked up at our library.