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Michigan Library Awards 2022

It’s that time of the year—award season! It’s the Michigan library community's own version of the Academy Awards, the Emmys, the Grammys, and the Tonys! The 2022 Michigan Library Awards event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19 at 8:00 PM during MLA 2022 Annual Conference at the Blue Water Convention Center in Port Huron. The 2022 event is all-new, in-person and totally spectacular, and our first time producing the Michigan Library Awards as a dinner and awards celebration. It's an event that's not to be missed! The Michigan Library Awards dinner and award ceremony is included with annual conference registration or tickets can be purchased for $50 each for those not attending the conference. Register here.

The Michigan Library Awards are presented annually to celebrate Michigan's libraries and library staff and are co-hosted by the Michigan Library Association, the Library of Michigan, the Library of Michigan Foundation, the Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME), and the Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA).

The Michigan Library Association (MLA) is Michigan's oldest and largest library association. For 130 years, MLA has led the advancement of all Michigan libraries through advocacy, education and engagement. MLA's membership is comprised of individual and organizational members from public, academic, school, tribal and special libraries. For more information visit

The Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) is the statewide association for Michigan school librarians and those interested in K-12 media center topics. MAME has been providing professional development and advocating at the state and national level to provide a voice and stronger presence for K-12 library professionals. For more information visit

The Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA) is the professional association of academic library staff and libraries in Michigan. MiALA’s work entails providing professional development, serving as a catalyst for collaboration, and promoting the value and contribution of academic libraires. For more information visit

The Library of Michigan was created by the Michigan Legislature to guarantee the people of this State and their government one perpetual institution to collect, preserve and provide access to the story of the State, and to support libraries in their role as essential community anchors. For more information visit:

The Library of Michigan Foundation was established in 1985 to support and enrich the capabilities, resources and services of the Library of Michigan. The Library of Michigan provides opportunities for charitable giving to support Library of Michigan programs, collections and services not provided through state or federal funding. For more information visit:


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