Library of Michigan
The Michigan Notable Book program highlights 20 new books each year which feature Michigan people, places and events. The program shines a light on Michigan’s best writers and then shares their stories with residents of the state as well as the nation.
The Michigan Collection consists of current and historical materials from all subject areas which concentrate on Michigan and the Great Lakes. The Collection enhances the knowledge of the State and its people and includes: books, microfilm, microfiche, maps and audiovisual.
Are you researching a government issue? Are you tangled in red tape? Head to the Library of Michigan! Our federal, state, and local government collections provide authoritative information that contributes to government transparency. No time to visit? Check out our digital content.
The Library of Michigan has been collecting since 1828. Since that time items deemed irreplaceable have been placed in the Martha Griffiths Rare Book Room. This room was built entirely with donated private funds. These materials can be found via the library’s catalog. They are available for use during regular library hours by appointment.
Use the database to find out about Michigan authors! You can look for non-fiction, poetry, mysteries, romance, children’s books and much more. You can find authors for presentations and visits.
Covers members of the Michigan state legislature from the first session following statehood in 1835 through the current session. Over 5,500 have served in the legislature as of 2018.
Check this page for information about displaying your artwork at LM.