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January 3 - 31


Artist Catherine McClung, Exhibit, December 9th - January 31st, Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room, 4th Floor.

Ms. McClung may be best known for work with the Lenox China Company where she created the Winter Greetings designs featuring spritely birds. Ms. McClung has specialized in painting birds often native to Michigan. Please join us for a special exhibit of her artwork.

January 3 - 5

Angling and Conservation in Michigan, the Inheritance from the English Leisure Society
Exhibit at the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room, October 14th 2017 - January 5th, 2018


January 13

Mid 20th & 21st Century Biographical Research: Placing People in Context,  1 - 2:30 P.M., Lake Huron Room

Designed for middle, high and beginning college students interested in researching Michigan residents during the mid-20th to 21st century. Groups are welcome but please RSVP by calling 517-373-1300 or emailing




February 10

Beginning Fly-tying class, 2018, 1 - 4 P.M., Lake Michigan Room ($10.00, registration required)

The Library of Michigan is once again teaming up with the Painted Trout staff of Dexter Michigan to teach a starter fly tying class.  The class will start off with the classic and helpful Woolly Bugger fly and may advance to the gentle Mayfly lure.  Ladies do not be shy; your instructor just may be owner Lauren Kingsley.