Service Area

Van Buren District Library's Service Area


  • Almena Township (except Paw Paw School District)
  • Antwerp Township (except PPSD)
  • Arlington Township
  • Bangor City
  • Bangor Township
  • Bloomingdale Township
  • Columbia Township
  • Covert Township
  • Decatur Township
  • Gobles City
  • Hamilton Township
  • Lawrence Township (except PPSD)
  • Paw Paw Township (except PPSD)
  • Pine Grove Township (except PPSD)
  • Porter Township
  • Waverly Township (except PPSD)



Areas served through reciprocal borrowing agreements or contracts include:

  • Allegan District Library (Includes the City of Allegan, Cheshire, Allegan, and Valley, and the parts of Heath and Monterey that are in Allegan School District.)
  • Cass District Library  (Includes all of Cass County except Marcellus and Silver Creek.  Silver Creek is reciprocal if the patron is in the Dowagiac School District, otherwise Silver Creek is non-resident.)
  • Dowagiac District Library (Includes Wayne Township, the City of Dowagiac, and the portions of Silver Creek and Keeler Townships within the Dowagiac Union School District.)
  • Geneva Township
  • Hartford City
  • Hartford Township
  • Kalamazoo Public Library District (Includes Oshtemo and Kalamazoo Townships and the Kalamazoo Public School District.  There is a small part of Texas Township that is in the Kalamazoo School District.)
  • Keeler Township
  • Lawton Village
  • Otsego District Library (Includes Otsego City; Otsego, Watson, Trowbridge and Alamo Townships.)
  • Paw Paw District Library (Paw Paw School District boundaries.)
  • South Haven City
  • South Haven Township



Library Cards are FREE to residents in the above areas (replacement cards are $1.00).  Persons outside these service areas may be eligible for a non-resident library card for $45.00 per household per year.