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Herrick District Library
300 S. River Ave.
Holland, MI 49423
616.355.3100
www.herrickdl.org

Hours:
M-Tu: 9am-9pm
W-Sa: 9am-6pm
Su: Closed


North Side Branch
155 Riley St.
Holland, MI 49424
616.738.4360
www.herrickdl.org

Hours:
M-Tu: 10am-7pm
W-F: 10am-6pm
Sa-Su: Closed


 
Collection Policy
The library's mission for collection development is to serve the community as a center for reliable information, to provide  encouragement for children, teens and adults to educate themselves continuously and to create opportunities for personal enrichment and recreation. We hope to provide a place where inquiring minds may encounter the rich diversity of ideas in a non-judgmental environment. To that end, we maintain collections of resources in the following areas and formats.
 
Kids Collection
Materials for children through 6th grade, include:
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction books in both print and audio formats
  • Magazines
  • Videorecordings
  • Audio

Teens Collection
Materials for teens from 6th - 12th grade, include:

  • Fiction and Non-Fiction books in both print and audio formats
  • Magazines
  • Music
  • DVDs

General Collection
Materials for all ages, include:

  • Fiction and Non-Fiction books in both print and audio formats
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
 Audio-Visual Collection
Materials for all ages, include:
  • Music on CD
  • Feature and foreign films on DVD
  • Books on CD  
eBooks and eAudiobooks Collection
Herrick patrons can borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and downloadable videos by visiting the web sites of our digital book vendors. See the sections below for a description of each collection, system requirements, etc.

OverDrive Digital Catalog

Adobe or Kindle eBooks, and OverDrive eAudiobooks items; fiction and non-fiction titles for all age groups. These eBooks and eAudiobooks can be checked out with a valid library card, and then downloaded to a PC or transfered to a Nook, Kindle, or other eReader.
 
Detailed directions, including software requirements and procedures for downloading items, are available on the MCLS Quick Start Guide and Help pages.

Ebscohost eBooks
15,000+ fiction and non-fiction titles, including the classics, speeches, and government reports. These ebooks do not require any special software - they are read online, in a browser window.