Current Calendar
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Inventing the Outdoors

A special exhibit about inventor, businessman and Gladstone native Webster Marble. Negaunee.

Michigan History Museum - Michigan in World War I

The latest in our rotating exhibit of flags from the Michigan Battle Flag Collection. Lansing.

Michigan History Museum - The River that Changed the World

A special exhibit about the Au Sable River. Lansing.

Michigan History Museum - Four of a Kind

Learn about the Capital City's Morlok quadruplets. Lansing.

Broadside Press and the Black Arts Movement in Detroit (exhibit)

February 1-28
2nd Floor and  Lake Erie Room


Dudley Randall and his creation, Broadside Press, made Detroit a hub for the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.  These poets found in Broadside Press a powerful vehicle for getting their work into the hands of everyday people.  The Library of Michigan is pleased to show case and display our collection of broadsides and books for this year’s African-American History Month.  Stop in to enjoy this unique collection.

Accessible during Library of Michigan business hours.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Lantern-Lit Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

Enjoy an evening of lantern-lit snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in the Porkies!

Learn517: Timber!

For homeschoolers, ages 6 to 11. Fee, walk-in registration only. Michigan History Museum, Lansing.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Becoming an Urban Outdoors Woman: Archery 101

The evening will include an introductory archery class and a hot cocoa bar, soft drinks and snacks.

Waterloo Recreation Area - Lantern-lit Ski and Snowshoe

Embrace a Michigan winter with a free lantern-lit trail adventure.

Hartwick Pines Logging Museum - Guided Snowshoe Hike
See Michigan's old-growth white pine forest under a blanket of deep snow! Pre-registration required. Hikes at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Grayling.
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

We will be searching for oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs in the higher quality areas of McClure woods.

Rifle River Recreation Area - Winterfest

Experience family-friendly activities, including hayrides, sledding, ice fishing, snowshoeing and so much more!

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Snowburst Winter Carnival

Come to the Porkies Winter Sports Complex at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park for the annual Snowburst Winter Carnival, a day filled with winter fun for the whole family!

Beginning Fly-tying class, 2018


February 24, 2018
1 - 4:00 P.M., Lake Michigan Room

Gear up for the next season!

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.  The Library of Michigan is a low stress learning facility. 

There is a nominal registration fee of $10.00 to hold your place in class and registration is required.  

Parking is always free on Saturdays at the Library of Michigan

For a peek at the Painted Trout, visit their website.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Guided Snowshoe Hike

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through the forests of the Upper Falls.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Castles and Currents: Sea Kayaking the West Coast of Scotland

Photos, insights and stories from a paddling trip to Scotland.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Lantern-lit Snowshoe Trail

Enjoy a lantern-lit evening in the snow.

Hoeft State Park - Lantern-Lit Ski

Enjoy a beautiful evening of cross-country skiing by lantern light through wooded trails and along Lake Huron. 

Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us in removing invasive shrubs and vines from a high-quality natural area! We’ll be removing a smorgasbord of invasive species and we need your help.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Four different sessions available.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Meet our Black Rat Snake

Join us on this monumental day at the Outdoor Adventure Center as we reveal the first live reptile to join our team, the black rat snake! 

Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Outdoor Recreation

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about outdoor recreation.