Bloomfield Township residents may check out passes for general admission to Cranbrook, available at the Circulation desk. Two passes per card may be borrowed for two weeks and can be renewed three times. Please return these items in the blue envelope provided and hand directly to a staff member at the Circulation desk.
Detroit Museum Adventure Passes
Bloomfield Township residents and employees, and Birmingham residents may check out Detroit Museum Adventure Passes. One pass per card can be borrowed for one week through September 23, 2011. This program will return for a fifth and final year in late May, 2012 through early September, 2012. At that time, passes will only be available via the program's website: Detroit Adventure Passes.
You can easily connect to our printing system from your portable computer and use any of the payment options normally available when printing from Library computers. Click on the link below to start the auto-installer. After the auto-installer completes, a Print Client will open on your machine. When you are finished and press close or shutdown your computer, the application will disappear.
How do I print wirelessly?
You must first run the application; click the link here.
Once you run the application it will install two printers for you to temporarily use. When you are ready to print, hit the print button on your computer and select either black and white or color.
You will be prompted for a username, type in a name to associate your print jobs to.
When you are ready to release your print job, visit the Computer Center's wireless print release station.
On the print release station, type in your username. This will pull up a list of all print jobs associated with your username.
Insert your copy card or library card into the print release station card reader to fund the jobs. If you need to add additional money to the card then you must visit a card dispensing station.
On the print release station, select the jobs you wish to print and hit the Print button at the top left.
That’s it! The printers will disappear upon restart OR if you are using a Mac, to close the Mac Print Client, select "Quit LPT One Mobile Print Client" from the LPT One Mobile Print Client menu.
If you need further assistance please visit the Computer Center Helpdesk
If you are a resident of Bloomfield Township or work in or for Bloomfield Township, apply for a library card either online or at the Circulation desk. A nonresident with a library card for a library that is located in his or her community, is a current member of The Library Network and offers reciprocal borrowing privileges to Bloomfield Township Public Library cardholders may use his or her home library card to register at BTPL to borrow books and other materials, subject to BTPL policies and procedures.
Not a resident of Bloomfield Township? If you live within The Library Network (TLN) service area, you may register for a card at your home library first and then bring your home library card and a photo ID to register here.
A nonresident with a library card for a library that is located in his or her community, is a current member of The Library Network and offers reciprocal borrowing of privileges to Bloomfield Township Public Library cardholders may use his or her home library card to register at BTPL to borrow books and other materials, subject ot BTPL policies and procedures.
Nonresidents who are not covered by a reciprocal borrowing agreement or a resident of The Library Network member library are welcome to visit and browse BTPL's collections, attend certain public events or programs and use BTPL guest computers for a limited amount of time subject to BTPL policies and procedures but may not borrow books or other materials or be entitled to other limited or restricted library services.
Faculty, staff and students of the Cranbrook Educational Community
(CEC) are eligible to receive a blue and white key tag from the Bloomfield Township Public Library giving them borrowing privileges whether they reside on campus or not.
For CEC who reside on campus, their family members also are eligible for a blue and white key tag. Employees and staff must present either an ID badge or a pay check stub from CEC at the time of registration. Students must present either a current student ID or a class schedule. Family of faculty and staff must present the faculty or staff member's ID at the time of registration.