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First Lady Sue Snyder Welcomes Representatives of the 2014 Michigan Notable Book Program

Brad and Todd Reed (Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute), Don Lystra (Something That Feels Like Truth), Keith Widder (Beyond Pontiac’s Shadow: Michilimackinac and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763), Joe Darden and Richard Thomas (Detroit: Race Riots, Racial Conflicts and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide)



The event included 6 of the 2014 Notable Authors: Brad and Todd Reed (Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute), Don Lystra (Something That Feels Like Truth), Keith Widder (Beyond Pontiac’s Shadow: Michilimackinac and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763), Joe Darden and Richard Thomas (Detroit: Race Riots, Racial Conflicts and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide). Also attending were State Librarian Randy Riley, Library of Michigan Foundation Board President, Dan Arbour and Executive Director Carolyn Sparks. It is customary for the Library of Michigan and the Library of Michigan Foundation to present a complete set of the year’s 20 Notable Books to the Governor’s Residence library. In recent years, Mrs. Snyder has graciously accepted the collection in person and has asked for the opportunity to meet some of the honored authors. LEARN MORE >>
The State Librarian's Excellence Award Presented at the Michigan Library Association Annual Conference in Grand Rapids
The 2014 State Librarian's Excellence Award for superior customer service has been awarded to Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Libraries. Cromaine District Library in Hartland and the Dorr Township Library in Allegan County each get a trophy and $500 for winning a 2014 Citation of Excellence. LEARN MORE >>

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Established in 1985, the Library of Michigan Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, public charity governed by an independent Board of Directors. The Foundation exists to provide opportunities for charitable giving to benefit the Library and to provide funding for Library programs and projects otherwise not provided through state or federal funding. LEARN MORE >>

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