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Michigan Center for the Book
Michigan Center for the Book
What is the Michigan Center for the Book?
The Michigan Center for the Book (MCFB) is a program of the Library of Michigan and the Michigan affiliate of the National Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Our mission is to promote an awareness of books, reading, literacy, authors and Michigan's rich literary heritage. The Center draws from the Library of Michigan and its affiliate institutions to encourage and produce local and statewide programs and resources that promote the culture of books. Affiliates join to invest in local and statewide library services. View more information about the Center in the "Michigan Center for the Book Organization" section below. Contact Mindy Babarskis at email@example.com or 517-335-1457 for more information.
Supporting the Michigan Center for the Book
Help support Michigan Center for the Book programs and services by donating to the Library of Michigan Foundation and designating the contribution to the Michigan Center for the Book. Find donation information at LibraryofMichiganFoundation.org.
Michigan Center for the Book Activities and Resources
Great Reads from Great Places 2023 Michigan Selections
Adult Selection - Tin Camp Road by Ellen Airgood
Youth Selection - Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids edited by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Michigan Center for the Book OrganizationThe Michigan Center for the Book is a program of the Library of Michigan and its affiliates. Each sponsor the Michigan Center for the Book. The Center was formally chartered in 1986 as the Michigan affiliate of the National Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Centers for the Book have been established in most states. The Michigan Center draws from the resources of the Library of Michigan and its affiliates and works cooperatively with many organizations to stimulate an interest in the book through programs and other activities.
The Library of Michigan provides administrative support for the Center. Affiliates provide programming ideas and support for the Center. Affiliates may be any state organization that is supportive of the goals of the Center for the Book. There are currently 18 affiliates. Affiliates are:
Adrian Public Library
Allendale Township Library
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
*Brighton District Library
*Canton Public Library
Cromaine District Library
Darcy Library of Beulah
Fremont Area District Library
*Grand Rapids Public Library
Hackley Public Library
Howell Carnegie District Library
*Plymouth District Library
Presque Isle District Library
Salem-South Lyon District Library
Sandusky District Library
Shiawassee District Library
*Southfield Public Library
Troy Public Library
- Michigan Humanities Great Michigan Read
- National Endowment for the Arts Big Read
- Poetry Out Loud
- Reading Group Guides