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

Michigan Library and Historical Center
  • The Statewide Library Services provides support for statewide programs, continuing education, resources, consulting and grant funding to assist Michigan libraries of all types serve their local communities.

  • Contact Library Development Staff

News from Statewide Library Services

  • State Librarian's Excellence Award PDF icon

    The Library of Michigan Foundation is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2018 State Librarian’s Excellence Award are now being accepted. The deadline for nominations is August 17, 2018. Winners will be celebrated at the State Librarian’s Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, during the 2018 Michigan Library Association Annual Conference in Novi.

    If, after reviewing the full criteria, you have questions or would like additional information, please contact the Library of Michigan Foundation office at (517) 373-1297.

  • 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. 

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.
We have a strong and growing collection of library and information science reference books including hundreds of ALA works.
Information on the use of federal funds from IMLS and LSTA Grant programs for libraries.
Promotional materials for libraries, statistics, and staff contact information.
The Michigan Center for the Book is the Michigan affiliate of the National Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.
Early literacy program, training and information for public librarians.
School Libraries in the 21st Century (SL21), state standards, and professional development resources.
Summer Reading, Ready to Read MI, training and resources for Youth and Teen Services.