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State Aid & the Annual Report

State Aid for Public Libraries

State aid is paid to public libraries each year under an appropriation of general funds determined by Michigan Legislation. In 2019 $12,067,700, a per capita amount of $0.39689475.

Related Links:
State Aid to Public Libraries Act
State Aid to Public Libraries Application Process

Annual Report/State Aid Application

Each year about 98% of Michigan’s public libraries provide library data while participating in the Annual Report/State Aid Application.  The reporting period runs from October 1st to February 1st and libraries interested in receiving state aid must submit their applications within this timeframe.  All Michigan public library directors are granted an account to access the LibPAS application.

Related Links:
Annual Report/State Aid Application Instructions
Annual Report Definitions