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FOML 2024 Membership Drive

Beginning January 1, 2024

Library of Michigan

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

FOML Talk About Friends

May 14, 2024, 9:30 am, Traverse City

Night for Notables

Traverse Area District Library in person meeting.

Michigan Right to Read Coalition

Protecting the right to read in Michigan

Harriet Larson Founders Grant

The coalition opposes any attempts to ban books from Michigan libraries.

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United for Libraries

Visit the Membership page for States friends

United for Libraries

Login information is provided for your Friends group.


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.