Welcome to Statewide Library Services

  • Michigan Library and Historical Center Welcome to Statewide Library Services We provide wide-ranging services to library staff and trustees around the state including MeL coordination, certification for librarians, LSTA administration, state aid and penal fines, Plinkit coordination, resources for library trustees and statistical data. Phone: 517-373-1580 Fax: 517-373-5700.


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Summer Reading Program, Michigan Reads, Letters About Literature, Mahoney Workshop, River of Words, and Office of Great Start Collaborations.
Staff certification requirements and completion options.
Self-paced courses, webinars, workshops and conferences – statewide and national.
LSTA, ERate, grants, and awards sources.
Trustee, financial management, statistics and library programs evaluation. QSAC and ROI tools.
State and national trending initiatives and partnerships.
FAQs, help, staff contact, MeLCat, promotional materials, statistics, history, and training.
The One State, One Preschool Book program resources, events, and toolkit.
SL21, state standards, Letters About Literature, and professional development resources.
State aid and penal fines information.
Summer reading! The great initiative to keep kids reading at grade level and explore books throughout the summer. Promotions, webinars, upcoming themes and slogans, and Summer Food Program.
Initiatives, funding, hardware, and connectivity.