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Library Spotlight
  • Continuing EducationFree Webinars for Library Staff Updated March 2015 PDF iconListing of webinars of interest to the Michigan library community. These webinars are offered at no charge by various organizations across the country. The list is updated monthly. Check for the wide variety of MeL offerings!
  • FCC logoHistoric Net Neutrality Ruling by the FCC The Federal Communications Commission has reclassified broadband as a public utility, allowing them much broader regulatory influence. Much applauded by the American Library Association, the ACLU and others it forbids service providers from creating fast and slow lanes of online content delivery which would create an Internet of have's and have not's.
  • I Love My LibraryA gift from Berkeley, California to the Berkley Public Library of Michigan Everyone likes to celebrate new library card holders, and in Michigan we can now do that with a gift from the public library in Berkeley, California. Due to a spelling error, they were unable to use hundreds of buttons and made a gift of them to the Berkley Public Library of Michigan. Watch this great video to hear more.
  • Funding Year 2015 e-Rate NSLP data for Michigan librariesE-rate discount table for Michigan libraries for FY 2015 PDF iconThe fall, 2014 data necessary to determine your discount calculation on the Form 471 is now available. If you have questions about using this data, please contact the E-rate help desk at eratesupport@22itrig.org.
  • MI KidLib unconferenceMI KidLib Unconference

    Current and aspiring youth services staff members in the state of Michigan and beyond or anyone who cares about working with kids and teens in a library setting are invited to this free unconference. When: Friday, April 24, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Where: Central Library, Kalamazoo Public Library.

Goals, Mission & Performance
  • Scorecard for the Library of Michigan (December 2014) PDF iconRead about the Library of Michigan's progress in areas such as outreach to state government, MeL, and professional development.
  • The Mission of the Library of Michigan The Michigan Legislature created The Library of Michigan to guarantee the people of this State and their government one perpetual institution to collect and preserve Michigan publications, conduct reference and research and support libraries statewide.
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