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  • School Libraries in the 21st CenturySchool Libraries in the 21st Century The SL 21 program is a tool to help measure the quality of School Library programs within individual school buildings in Michigan. A set of criteria based on leadership, learning environment and teaching are used to evaluate school library media programs. The measures were developed by the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Association of Media in Education.
  • Continuing EducationFree Webinars for Library Staff Updated November 2014 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!

  • Book with Magnifying Glass and State of Michigan OutlineThe Michigan Collection The Library of Michigan's Michigan Collection consists of current and historical materials that tell the story of our state, covering the full spectrum of the Michigan cultural experience, including local history, the lumber, mining, and auto industries, lighthouses, sports, shipwrecks, fiction, and much more.
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  • Contacting and Visiting the Library of Michigan closed  The Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal business hours will resume Monday, December 1.

    The Library of Michigan is open Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 to 4:00. Parking is a dollar an hour in our convenient lot. See the link above to contact departments or individuals.