Where do I return library materials?

At the Library

  • book drop at the front desk of the library, available during open hours.

  • In the outside drive-up/walk-up drop box at the rear of the library building near the service entrance, available 24 hours a day.

Visit the Things to Borrow page to view special return instructions on certain materials.


The following drop boxes are available 24 hours a day.

Meijer (across from the Customer Service desk)
3883 East Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843
Get directions.

HCDL materials can be returned to any of the libraries in The Library Network (TLN) and they will be returned to us via the TLN delivery system. However, please be aware that these returns will not be reflected on your account until they are processed in our building and may result in overdue fees.