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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Youth services at the Library of Michigan
Information about Certification and Programs Available for Continuing Education
Continuing education opportunities provided by, and recommended by, the Library of Michigan
Various funding methods that Michigan libraries may employ.
Library administration guidelines, particularly for public libraries in the state of Michigan
Upcoming and ongoing library initiatives including archival information about Workforce Development.
News, promotional materials and more information to help you make the most of MeL.
The One State, One Preschool Book program of the Library of Michigan
Information for Youth Librarians and Teachers
State aid and penal fines for Michigan public libraries
Summer reading! The great initiative to keep kids reading at grade level and explore books throughout the summer.
Information on a range of technology topics of importance to Michigan libraries.