Contacting and Visiting the Library of Michigan
LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN HOURS AND PHONE
The Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal business hours will resume Monday, December 1.
Library of Michigan building:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the 2nd Saturday of every month
(April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13)
State employees only: For access to the library weekdays between the hours of 8 and 10 am,
please call 517-373-1300 to confirm staff availability.
Rare Book Room:
1 pm to 4 pm Monday - Friday
Other hours by appointment; call 517-373-1300
Rare Book Room online:
Administration and Statewide Services phone:
517-373-1580 or 877-479-0021
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
Statewide Services Fax:
Statewide Services online:
The Library is closed on official state holidays.
Martha W. Griffiths Rare Book Room: call 517-373-1300 for hours or to make an appointment.
Michigan Department of Education:
Michigan Department of Education
608 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN MAILING AND FAX
USPS Mailing address:
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507
UPS or FedEx address:
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Butler Street Loading Dock
Lansing, MI 48915
VISIT THE LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN
The Library of Michigan is located in the Michigan Library and Historical Center building two blocks west of the State Capitol between Allegan and Kalamazoo Streets at 702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.
Admission is free. The building is accessible to people with disabilities.
MAPS, BUILDING LAYOUT AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Driving Directions from Michigan cities.
Visitor parking is located south of the building with a $1 per hour fee, with a maximum of $8 per day. Payment at the exit gate is by credit card only. Visa, MasterCard and Discover will be accepted. The Automated Pay Station inside the south entrance to the Library and Historical Center will accept cash and credit card payments. Any denomination of currency is accepted, and the station will provide change. Weekend parking is free. Visitors should approach on Kalamazoo Street and turn north onto the circle drive to enter the visitor parking lot.
School bus drivers: Height sensors will activiate the intercom. After verification by camera, you will be granted free entry to the lot.
Additional public parking is available north of the building across Allegan Street (east of the Hall of Justice and Vietnam Memorial). However, the north entrance of the Michigan Library and Historical Center is not accessible to people with disabilities. You will need to cross Allegan Street at Butler Boulevard. Allegan is a one-way street with traffic flowing from west to east.