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Library Of Michigan

Contact and Visit Us


Address, Hours, and Contact Information

Library Staff Directory

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

10 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday (except certain state holidays - scroll down for days closed)*
10 am to 4 pm Saturday

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

8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday

Library Development:
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday

Law Library:
10 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday

Martha W. Griffiths Rare Book Room:
By appointment only 10 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
Call 517-335-1477 for appointments

Also in Our Building

Michigan History Museum: (visit website for current hours)
Michigan History Museum Store: M - F, 10 am to 5 pm; Sa, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm; Su, 1 to 5 pm (517-335-2582)
Archives of Michigan: M - F, 1 to 5 pm; Sa, 10 am to 4 pm (517-335-2576)
Braille and Talking Book Library: M - F, 8 am to 5 pm (800-992-9012)

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)

Capitol Complex Parking Map

Google mapping to the Library of Michigan


Visitor parking is located south of the building with a flat rate of $5 per entry. A credit/debit card is required to pay for parking (cash no longer accepted), and payment is made upon entry. 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. For any issues or concerns with parking, please contact DTMB's Building and Parking Services office at 517-284-7943 or email

Visit DTMB's Downtown Lansing Visitor Parking page for Visitor Lot parking instructions.

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.

Days the Library of Michigan will be Closed in 2023

The Library of Michigan will be closed on the following days listed below. The Library is closed on Sundays. 
Dates closed are subject to change. Call 517-335-1477 to confirm dates.

Days Closed in 2023

Thursday at Noon - Monday, December 29, 2022 - January 2, 2023 (New Year's)
Saturday - Monday, January 14-16 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Saturday - Monday, February 18-20 (Presidents' Day)
Friday, April 21 - partial closure from 2:00PM-5:00PM (Night for Notables)
Saturday, April 22 - partial closure from 2:00PM-4:00PM (Night for Notables)
Saturday - Monday, May 27-29 (Memorial Day)
Saturday - Monday, June 17-19 (Juneteenth) 
Tuesday, July 4 (Independence Day)
Monday, August 28 (Staff In-Service)
Saturday - Monday, September 2-4 (Labor Day)
Friday and Saturday, November 10-11 (Veterans Day)
Thursday - Saturday, November 23-25 (Thanksgiving)
Friday - Monday, December 22-25 (Christmas)
Friday – Monday, December 29, 2023 – January 1, 2024 (New Year’s)

Updated 7/21/2023