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ABOUT THE LIBRARY

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ABOUT THE LIBRARY

State Librarian Randy Riley

Purpose

The Michigan Legislature created the Library of Michigan to guarantee the people of this State and their government one perpetual institution to collect, preserve and provide access to the story of the State, and to support libraries in their role as essential community anchors.

Library of Michigan Strategic Plan 2020-2023

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.

Please see the Library of Michigan Act (Act 540 of 1982) for more information

Connect with the Library of Michigan

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Contact and Visit Us

Contact information, parking directions, and other details for visitors of the Library of Michigan.
Contact and Visit Us
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Library Communication Channels

Listservs and other communication channels moderated or hosted by Library of Michigan staff.
Library Communication Channels
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Library Staff Directory

Find the names and contact information for all Library of Michigan employees by department.
Library Staff Directory
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Make A Gift

The Library of Michigan actively accepts additions to its collections and holdings. See a list of examples as well as contact information for the Library of Michigan Foundation.
Make A Gift
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Press Releases

Text of individual press releases from the Library of Michigan.
Press Releases
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Shelley Irwin Show on WGVU Radio

Search for "Tuned in to the Library of Michigan"
Shelley Irwin Show on WGVU Radio

About The Library of Michigan

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Annual Reports

Learn more about the activities, programming, and funding of the Library of Michigan.
Annual Reports
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Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees, including members' areas of representation, the by-laws, meeting times, locations, and minutes. Board meetings are open to the public.

Board of Trustees
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Library of Michigan History

History of the Library of Michigan from 1828. Most articles written for our 175th anniversary celebration.

Library of Michigan History
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Library Use Guidelines

Library of Michigan patron use guidelines.

Library Use Guidelines
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Media Kit

Media kit for Library of Michigan branded programs and services.
Media Kit
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Michigan Department of Education

The Library of Michigan is an agency of the Michigan Department of Education.
Michigan Department of Education
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Staff Presenters and Library of Michigan Tours

Connect with Library of Michigan staff for presenting at your library/organization or to arrange a group visit to the Library of Michigan.
Staff Presenters and Library of Michigan Tours
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State Librarian/State Librarian's Excellence Award

Learn more about Michigan's State Librarian and the State Librarian's Excellence Award.
State Librarian/State Librarian's Excellence Award