Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter

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    The Library of Michigan Dispatch is the Library of Michigan's bi-monthly newsletter. It is a digital publication that began its new run in the winter of 2015. We welcome you to join us and receive each issue as it is released. You'll hear from the State Librarian, Michigan library success and partnership stories, news from the co-ops, budget information and more.

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LM Dispatch 2016

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, November 2016

    #TurningOutward, the MeL business portal, a continuing education grant opportunity, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Letters About Literature, the Libraries Transform campaign at the Ferndale Area District Library and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, September 2016

    Model 21st Century Library program, a time capsule in the U.P., discovering cultural heritage along US 23, welcome to MeL teachers, archaelogy day at the Michigan Historical Museum and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, July 2016

    StoryCorps at the Flint Public Library, Summer Reading success at the Livonia Public Library, the demo site program from the Braille and Talking Book Library, New and Advanced Directors workshop registration and more. 

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, May 2016

    Darcy Library of Beulah Wins June B. Mendel Award for Excellence in Rural Library Service, TRIG device purchasing webinar announced, two new staff members at the Library of Michigan and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, March 2016

    Larry Neal talks about Clinton-Macomb's ConnectED success, Denise Hooks shares the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative's experiment with a shared 3D printer, introductions from two new staff members at LM, state librarian Randy Riley talks about the Flint Water Crisis and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, January 2016

    The Michigan Notable Books for 2016 have been announced! Every Child Ready to Read is announced and the laws about service animals is changing. Also, lots of great stories about library success and collaboration stories across Michigan libraries large and small. 

LM Dispatch 2015

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, Nov 2015

    Learn about how your library can benefit from the statewide membership in ALA's United for Libraries, read about the dates of the MeL server move, continuing education stipends, the upcoming Every Child Ready to Read program and partnership stories from libraries and organizations around the state.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter Sept, 2015

    Make the Library of Michigan a part of your new school year, submit those summer reading statistics, hear from an exchange librarian about her month in South Africa, learn about how Friends and Trustees in Michigan will soon have the resources of United for Libraries available to them, a call for presentations for Rural Libraries Conference 2016 and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter July, 2015

    Read about the new CE Scholarship program, the new contract for core MeL databases set to go into effect on Oct. 1, an independent summer reading program from the Traverse Area District Library, the LM newspaper collection and more!

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, May 2015

    Hear from State Librarian Randy Riley about National Library Legislative Day in Washington, D.C., celebration stories from the Detroit Public Library and the East Lansing Public Library, a shout-out in the area of community outreach to the Capital Area District Library, information about becoming a district library, and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, March 2015

    Hear from State Librarian Randy Riley about Night for Notables at the Library of Michigan, the selection of this year's Michigan Reads! title Do Unto Otters, a success story from the Chelsea District Library, Beginning Workshop registration information and more.

  • Library of Michigan Dispatch Newsletter, January 2015

    Hear from State Librarian Randy Riley about the MeL core resource RFP process, the Notable Books author tour, advocacy news from Denise Hooks, president of the co-op directors association, a millage success story from the Redford Township District Library, and more.