Subscribe rss.gif

Recent News


MCLS launches strategic planning consulting services

MCLS has the trained and experienced staff to assist libraries in developing effective, community-driven strategic plans. We start by turning outward to your community. The payoff is the structuring of a strategic plan that is truly aligned with the needs of your community. Whether you are looking for full-service strategic planning, or assistance with certain …Read more »

Notes from the Executive Director – December 2017

I love my job. After more than 20 years, I can say that I still find it challenging, rewarding, and fulfilling. Consortium work, of course, is not the same as library work, but we all have the same end goal in mind. We want a better educated citizenry. We want people to have access to …Read more »

Michigan Harwood Cohort 2017

On November 7-9, 2017, 54 Michigan library staff and partners began a nearly two year undertaking. They attended a Public Innovators Lab taught by certified coaches from the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation. During the Lab, the cohort was organized into two smaller groups, which for the next 18 months will participate in additional training …Read more »

Holiday Season Closings 2017

The MCLS office will be closed the following days for the 2017 Holiday Season: Mon, Dec 25 Tue, Dec 26 Mon, Jan 1 Happy Holidays!