Michigan Day at the Library of Michigan and Historical Center

Date:  May 06, 2017  
Time:  10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI 48909 (Jump to map)

Outline of the state of Michigan

Date: May 6, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Michigan Library and Historical Center will be a hub of Michigan-themed activities and exhibits as the Library of Michigan and Michigan History Museum commemorate Michigan Day.

Celebrate the real stories of Michigan - from our First Peoples to the Civil War to the building of the Mackinac Bridge - in our new signature event. Michigan's history is so rich and diverse, you'll want to come back every year!

Current highlights:

  • View rare and significant documents preserved in the Archives of Michigan
  • Participate in hands-on activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge
  • Get a library card and check out the most popular books in the state
  • Walk through a Civil War reenactors encampment
  • Hear the story of a renowned Michigan abolitionist
  • Visit the Rare Book Room Gallery to see treasures of the state
  • Try your hand at making old-fashioned radio sound effects
  • Visit the Lake Erie room and browse all the hiking and camping resources you may need
  • Celebrate the birthday of a famous Michigan rocker
  • Create your own take away vintage souvenir at the Library of Michigan