Library of Michigan
According to the Library Services and Technology Act, (20 USC Sec. 9101-9176, Ch. 72 Museum and Library Services), Subch. II, Sec. 9122, the term ‘library’ includes:
For purposes of LSTA, the State Library has discretion with regard to the eligibility of applicants.
In order to be eligible, a library must:
In addition, library cooperatives established under P.A. 89 of 1977, Regions of Cooperation (ROCs), Regional Educational Media Centers (REMCs), and Intermediate School Districts (ISDs), may apply on behalf of their members for a centrally administered project that will benefit multiple library locations. A library system with multiple branches or a school district with more than one school library media center may choose to apply on behalf of an individual branch, selected branches, or the system as a whole. Non-profit associations or organizations that are committed primarily to resource sharing and/or the advancement of statewide or regional library services also are eligible to apply for grant funds. Charter school libraries are eligible within the public school category, if the charter school has been approved by the state of Michigan.