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About Us

A public library located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the historic Victorian Port City of Manistee. With 5 branch libraries and the Main at 95 Maple St. Manistee serving a population of 24,640 year long residents with an annual circulation exceeding 160,000. Listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Buildings.
  • Contact The Library

    Use this form and your question or suggestion will be forwarded to appropriate staff person.

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  • Library Board

    The Library Board of Directors is made up of five members of the community appointed by the Manistee County Board of Commissioners for a five year term. Library Board Meeting Minutes posted below.

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  • Library Policies

    The following policies have been approved by the Manistee County Library Board of Trustees. They are intended to support MCL's mission to connect the community to information, imagination, & inspiration.

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  • Friends of the Library

    A volunteer organization whose purpose is to support and promote library use and the Manistee County Libraries through various fund raising activities such as book sales.

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