About the Library of Michigan

  • Randy Riley, State Librarian Our Mission

    The Michigan Legislature created The Library of Michigan to guarantee the people of this State and their government one perpetual institution to collect and preserve Michigan publications, conduct reference and research and support libraries statewide.

Learn about our boards, activities, budget, programming, outreach and influence on the library community. 2015-Current.
History of the library from 1826. Most articles written for our 175th anniversary celebration.
Our Board of Trustees including members' areas of representation, the by-laws, meeting times, locations and minutes. Board meetings are open to the public.
Bi-monthly newsletter with feature articles from LM and success stories from libraries around the state.
Library of Michigan patron use guidelines
Press releases courtesy of library staff and the Michigan Department of Education.

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