St. Clair Shores Public Library 22500 Eleven Mile Road, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081-1399 Phone: (586) 771-9020 Fax: (586) 771-8935 Director: Rosemary Orlando
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Arthur M. Woodford Local History Center

Local History Center

The Michigan History Collection, begun in 1986, contains over 4,000 volumes of books and periodicals. Michigan history, history of the Great Lakes, and local history are featured. We also have resources for genealogy in the collection.

The Local History Center has a collection of yearbooks from St. Clair Shores High Schools:

Lake Shore: 1948, 1950, 1955-2012

Lakeview: 1956, 1960-2010

South Lake: 1948, 1968-1970, 1972, 1974-1996, 1998-1999, 2001, 2003-2007, 2009, 2011-2014

St. Gertrude: 1967-1971

Historic Images
To view photographs of St. Clair Shores and the Macomb County area, please visit the Digital Archives found at the top of the Online Resources drop down menu above.

There are over 4,000 images from St. Clair Shores and many more from surrounding areas.

Local History Center Michigan Collection

Local History Center
Winter Hours of Operation
1:00PM to 4:00PM
5:00PM to 8:00PM
2nd & 4th Saturday
of the Month
1:00PM to 4:00PM

The Local History Center will be closed through April 13, 2020.