Library News Archive

Last Ditch Millage Saves Troy Library

Group promises book burning party if millage to save Troy Public Library fails From Oakland Press.

Can the library make someone healthy, wealthy and wise? From OLOS

Perfect Storm of Library Cuts Takes Libraries Back 50 Years From MLA.

Troy Public Library Last Day of Service May 1, 2011

Oak Park seeks 3 millages support public services From Detroit Free Press.

Romulus millage will spare library From Detroit Free Press.

Detroit Library probes failed fund drive From Detroit News.

Despite successful millage, Flint Public Library forced to cut hours

Happy Birthday, MCLS

Ferndale library preps to reopen

Detroit libraries face cash crisis

Twenty something politicians head to Michigan's State House From Yahoo News.

Troy Public Library's Future Looks Bleak From Library Journal.

Grand Rapids publisher talks about adapting to changing media landscape

Indiana University public library management project Library advocacy.

10 Ways Twitter Will Make You a Better Employee Social media.

4 Very Different Futures are Imagined for Research From Chronicle of Higher Education.

Bloomfield Hills voters consider new library initiative. From Detroit News.

A Nation Without Libraries The connection between student achievement and school libraries.

Pride swells over Harper Woods baseball exhibit From Detroit News.

Troy library plans to crowd November ballot From Detroit News.

Libraries Launch Apps to Sync with iPod Generation From Detroit News.

"Will Libraries Survive?" See what one library thinks about library survival: Short video (4:44) Longer version (10:54)

ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Report

For those of you who may have heard this segment on NPR, and for those who missed it, here’s a refreshing commentary on libraries: the next big pop culture wave after cupcakes.

August 2010 Library Millage Results

Read information about the newly formed ALTAFF Trustee Academy

Survey of Michigan Public Libraries: Does you library have a Friends group? Take our survey.

The Future of the Book 60 Second Survey Results

Closing The Books? From Newsweek. Libraries face funding crises.