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Library of Michigan building:
702 W. Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48915

10 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
10 am to 4 pm Saturday (except certain state holidays

Admission is free and open to the public. The building is accessible to people with disabilities.


On Oct. 16, 2018 this number will change to 517-335-1477.
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
10 am to 4 pm Saturday


Statewide Library Services:
517-373-1580 or 877-479-0021
On Oct. 16, 2018 the local number to the Library of Michigan administrative offices will change to 517-335-1516. The in-state toll-free number will not change.
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday

Law Library:
10 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday


Martha W. Griffiths Rare Book Room: call 517-373-1300 to make an appointment.

Also in Our Building

Michigan History Museum: M - F, 9 am to 4:30 pm; Sa, 10 am to 4 p.; Su, 1 to 5 pm (517-373-3559)
Archives of Michigan: M - F, 1 to 5 pm; Sa, 10 am to 4 pm (517-373-3559, option 3)
Braille and Talking Book Library: M - F, 8 am to 5 pm (800-992-9012)
Snack Shop: M - F, 7 am to 4 pm (517-316-1614)

Mailing the Library of Michigan

USPS Mailing address:
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507

UPS or FedEx address:
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Butler Street Loading Dock
Lansing, MI 48915


Map of downtown Lansing highlighting the Michigan Library and Historical Center (PDF)

Google mapping to the Library of Michigan


Visitor parking is located south of the building with a $1 per hour fee, with a maximum of $8 per day. A credit card is required for entry, and payment is made upon exit. Visa, MasterCard and Discover will be accepted. Weekend parking is free. Visitors should approach on Kalamazoo Street and turn north onto the circle drive to enter the visitor parking lot.

School bus drivers: Height sensors will activate the gate and you will be granted free entry to the lot.

Additional public parking is available north of the building across Allegan Street (east of the Hall of Justice and Vietnam Memorial). However, the north entrance of the Michigan Library and Historical Center is not accessible to people with disabilities. You will need to cross Allegan Street at Butler Boulevard. Allegan is a one-way street with traffic flowing from west to east.

Updated 08/28/2018