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FOML 2024 Membership Drive

January 1, 2024

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Our membership drive for 2024 is now open. Join or renew today.

2024 FOML Annual Membership Meeting

April 11, 2024, 10 am, Lansing

Night for Notables

Choose in-person at Library of Michigan or virtual via Zoom

FOML Harriet Larson Founders Grant

Deadline March 31, 2024

Harriet Larson Founders Grant

$400 Award for forming a friends group or rejuvenating a group from inactivity.

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United for Libraries

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Topics of interest to local Friends groups and library advocates.


New resources will be added as they become available.

Office Hours with Clare Membiela

Third Thursday of each month, 3-4 pm

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Virtual meeting. Ask the Library of Michigan law director questions.