The Michigan Library Association (MLA) is Michigan's oldest and largest library association. MLA has served the library profession in Michigan for more than 128 years. Our membership includes more than 325 libraries and 1400 individuals throughout Michigan from public, academic, school and special libraries, and organizations supportive of libraries. 

MLA is dedicated to protecting library services and funding. We advocate for libraries through statewide public relations campaigns, grassroots advocacy and lobbying. As a united community, MLA is the collective voice for Michigan libraries. We advocate for and protect library funding and monitor and respond to anything that impacts our libraries’ ability to serve our communities.

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The Michigan Library Association (MLA) is Michigan's oldest and largest library association. MLA has served the library profession in Michigan for more than 128 years. Our membership includes more than 325 libraries and 1400 individuals throughout Michigan from public, academic, school and special libraries, and organizations supportive of libraries. 

MLA is dedicated to protecting library services and funding. We advocate for libraries through statewide public relations campaigns, grassroots advocacy and lobbying. As a united community, MLA is the collective voice for Michigan libraries. We advocate for and protect library funding and monitor and respond to anything that impacts our libraries’ ability to serve our communities.