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LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN HOURS AND PHONE

 

Library of Michigan building:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
new10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the 2nd Saturday of every month
(January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12)

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.

Reference desk phone:
517-373-1300
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
Reference email:
librarian@michigan.gov
Reference fax:
(517) 373-3381
Reference online:
http://www.michigan.gov/askalibrarian

Law Reference desk phone:
517-373-0630
10 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
Law Reference email:
lmlawlib@michigan.gov
Law online:
http://www.michigan.gov/lawlibrary

Rare Book Room:
Effective February 9, 2015, access to materials from the Rare Book Collection is by appointment only.
Items may be requested by email to rarebooks@michigan.gov or by calling (517) 373-1300 for use, depending on staff availability, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Rare Book Room online:
http://www.michigan.gov/rarebooks

Administration and Statewide Services phone:
517-373-1580 or 877-479-0021
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
Statewide Services Fax:
517-373-5700
Statewide Services online:
http://www.michigan.gov/statewidelibraryservices

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.

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Michigan Department of Education:

Michigan Department of Education
608 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909

517-373-3324

 

 

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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

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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.

Michigan Library and Historical Center building 

MAPS, BUILDING LAYOUT AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Getting Around the Interior of the Library

Driving Directions from Michigan cities. 

Map of downtown Lansing highlighting the Michigan Library and Historical Center (PDF)

Map of Greater Lansing (PDF) 

PARKING

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 activate 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.

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Updated 07/06/2015

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