Welcome to Statewide Library Services: www.michigan.gov/statewidelibraryservices

  • 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, Ploud coordination, resources for youth services, support for library trustees, continuing education opportunities and statistical data. Phone: 517-373-1580 Fax: 517-373-5700.

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Staff certification requirements and completion options.
Self-paced courses, webinars, workshops and conferences – statewide and national.
The federal telecommunications program that provides for discounts on Internet service and other services.
Trustee, financial management, statistics and library programs evaluation. QSAC and ROI tools.
State and national trending initiatives and partnerships.
Information about this federal grant program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
FAQs, help, staff contact, MeLCat, promotional materials, statistics, history, and training.
The One State, One Preschool Book program resources, events, and toolkit.
Ploud provides an easy-to-learn, easy-to-update website. It is designed for libraries without specialized technology staff but it is easily expandable for libraries that wish to add features. There is a minimal cost to the libraries and the technology "heavy lifting" is done by the vendor, Enfold Systems.
SL21, state standards, Letters About Literature, and professional development resources.
State aid and penal fines information.
Summer Reading Program, Michigan Reads, Letters About Literature, Mahoney Workshop, River of Words, and Office of Great Start Collaborations.