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What's New at the Michigan Center for the Book

DEADLINE EXTENDED!
The 2014 MCFB grant application is here! The deadline for submissions is May 23. Please contact the Center for the Book coordinator, Edwina Murphy for more information.

Our 2012 Michigan literary brochure is Tasting Michigan!. It's a great list of Michigan cooking, food heritage and artisan agriculture books.

The Center for the Book has expanded its membership options! Libraries with budgets under $500,000 can now join for $125 per year. For more information on the benefits, see Why Should My Library Join the Center for the Book and the Affiliate Application. We hope to see you soon!

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About the Michigan Center for the Book

• What is the Center for the Book?

The Michigan Center for the Book is a program of the Library of Michigan and its affiliates. It is also the Michigan affiliate of the National Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. The Center draws from the Library of Michigan and its affiliate institutions to encourage and produce local and statewide programs and resources that promote books, reading, authors and libraries.

Why do affiliates join the Center for the Book? To invest in local and statewide library services. See what our affiliates think about membership in the Why Should My Library Join piece. See How is the Center for the Book organized? for an application, annual reports, meeting minutes, etc. or contact Randy Riley at rileyr1@michigan.gov or (517) 373-5860 for more information.

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The Mission of the Michigan Center for the Book

• Why does the Center for the Book exist?Our mission is to promote an awareness of books, reading, literacy, authors and Michigan's rich literary heritage.

As the Michigan affiliate of the National Center for the Book, the Center also seeks to further in Michigan the National Center's goal of promoting books, reading, libraries and literacy.


Structure of the Michigan Center for the Book

• How is the Center for the Book organized? The Library of Michigan and the Center affiliates sponsor the Center for the Book. The Library of Michigan provides administrative support for the Center. Affiliates provide programming for the Center. For a list of affiliates, Board meeting minutes and Center annual reports, please click on More.




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