Services for the Public

  • Services available in the Library

    The Library of Michigan offers a wide range of services both in-house and for organizations throughout the state. Additional information about individual collections and resources at the library can be found by selecting For The Public on our website's menu.

Building Services

  • Building Services

    Services available to Library of Michigan visitors include:

    • Microfilm scanners
    • Book scanner
    • Internet computers
    • Subscription-based online databases
    • Printing/Copying
    • Current newspapers from several Michigan communities
    • Free wifi
    • Quiet study spaces


  • Programs by Library of Michigan Staff

    Library of Michigan staff from the Special Collections department offer a wide range of program topics for libraries, historical societies, government departments and other organizations. Staff can provide both in-person (suspended due to COVID-19) and virtual presentations on the following subjects:

    • Collections of the Library of Michigan
    • MyHeritage Library Edition Database
    • Fold3 Library Edition Database
    • Library Edition Database
    • Library of Michigan Digital
    • Michigan Notable Books
    • Michigan in the Novel: Early 20th Century Michigan Literature
    • Michigan County Poor Farms

    We also welcome topic requests if a subject is not included in the above list. Please direct inquires for presentations and questions to or 517-335-1477.