Introduction

  • Library Administration

    Providing valuable management and statistical information for library staff, Trustees and the public. We also point to quality library evaluation techniques and materials to aid libraries in showing the value of their services to the community.

A federal telecommunications discount program that brings money to local libraries.
Evaluation recommendations from the Library of Michigan
Best practices for budgeting, saving, rainy-day funds and planning for the future.
Information about the Michigan laws that govern the state's libraries.
PLA's latest field-driven initiative, Project Outcome helps libraries better measure the outcomes of the services they offer to patrons and provide the resources and support to effectively communicate and implement their findings for advocacy, partnership, and planning activities.
A website template and hosting solution for small and rural libraries subsidized with federal LSTA dollars administered by the Library of Michigan.
Program information for librarians on the state program to develop a quality services checklist for public libraries
Information about monies distributed by the state of Michigan.
Public, Co-op and BTBL Library Statistics with a link to the LibPas Annual Report/State Aid Application software
Information for Michigan public library trustees including the trustee manual.
ROI and value calculators so you can better determine the worth of your library's services.