Michigan Public Library GovernanceMichigan public libraries are established according to statute into the following categories:
|Type of Governance
||Number of Libraries
State Aid Per Capita Rates See the above link for figures from 2000-2014.
|State Aid, Penal Fines, and Library Statistics State aid grants to libraries are per capita grants awarded annually to public libraries, according to statute.
Penal fines are distributed to public libraries by county treasurers. The amount is determined yearly based on population and local laws.
Statistical data is submitted by libraries annually via the Annual Report/State Aid Application. Data is reviewed, analyzed, compiled and submitted to the Federal Government via the PLSC program.
|Public Library Compiled Data Michigan Public Library Statistics
are compiled from the Annual Report/State Aid Application submitted by public libraries. Data from filing seasons 2009/2010, 2008/2009, 2007/2008, 2006/2007, 2005/2006, and 2004/2005 are available online.