Welcome to Statewide Library Services: www.michigan.gov/statewidelibraryservices

  • Michigan Library and Historical Center Welcome to Statewide Library Services

    We provide wide-ranging services to library staff and trustees around the state including MeL coordination, certification for librarians, LSTA administration, state aid and penal fines, Ploud coordination, resources for youth services, support for library trustees, continuing education opportunities and statistical data. Phone: 517-373-1580 Fax: 517-373-5700.

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News from Statewide Library Services

  • Create a Wandoo Reader site for your public library!

    Demco Software's Wandoo Reader is available to all public libraries in Michigan, a 3-year contract (through 9/2020) with an option to renew. It is supported by funds from the Library of Michigan and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

  • National Library Legislative Day: Take Your Advocacy Skills to the Next Level

    This two-day advocacy training event is held in Washington, D.C. every year. Attendees spend one day learning effective advocacy techniques and learning about key library issues, like funding or net neutrality, and have the opportunity to attend a reception on Capitol Hill. Armed with talking points, attendees spend day two with their state delegations, meeting with elected officials and telling them about the importance of libraries in their communities. You can join us!

Trustee, financial management, statistics and library programs evaluation. QSAC, Ploud and E-Rate reference materials.
Staff certification requirements and completion options.
Self-paced courses, webinars, workshops and conferences, statewide and national.
Information about this federal grant program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
FAQs, help, staff contact, MeLCat, promotional materials, statistics, history, and training.
The Library of Michigan's primary early literacy program reaching out to public libraries across the state annually with a new children's book.
SL21, state standards, Letters About Literature, and professional development resources.
Summer Reading Program, Michigan Reads, Letters About Literature, Mahoney Workshop, River of Words, and Office of Great Start Collaborations.