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Friday, September 23, 2022 12:00 AM

State of Michigan Budget Updates

On October 1, the FY23 State of Michigan budget will begin and libraries have much to be thankful for.

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Friday, September 23, 2022 12:00 AM

MDHHS Library OTC COVID-19 Test Program Chat

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) invites libraries participating in the Library OTC COVID-19 Test Distribution Program, and others who may be interested in joining the program, to a “program chat” on Friday, September 30 from 11:00-12:00.

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Friday, August 26, 2022 12:00 AM

Letter to Legislators and Candidate Outreach

Check out the August edition of our monthly outreach to Michigan Legislators where we continue to educate them on the value of our libraries and the critical role of library staff. Our outreach and advocacy efforts begin even before candidates take office.

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Friday, August 26, 2022 12:00 AM

How Can You Help Protect the Right to Read in Michigan?

MI Right to Read is an MLA initiative coordinated through the leadership of the Intellectual Freedom Task Force to protect the right to read in Michigan. Below are a few things you can do to take action for the right to read and support all Michiganders' First Amendment rights.

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Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:28 PM

Michigan Library Millages August Election Results

Check out our roundup of the August 2, 2022 election results for millage issues on ballots around the state. There were 48 millage questions on the ballots and 43 of these passed. We are proud of the library boards, staff, and supporters for their work on these campaigns and their dedication to supporting their libraries. The Library of Michigan provides a listing of Public Library Millage Election Results from 2010 to the present. View the results (pdf)

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