The Library of Michigan announced in a press release yesterday the introduction of "Second Saturdays" to its regularly scheduled hours.
"Second Saturdays" begin April 12, 2014 with the library open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dates included extend through December 2014.
The press release says, "Library of Michigan staff is excited to offer this weekend access each
month to the library’s services and specialized research collections,
which include Michigan newspapers, periodicals, books, maps and
government documents as well as electronic databases available only on
site. The Library’s main Reference Desk will be open on 'Second Saturdays.'
The Martha W. Griffith’s Rare Book Room will require 48-hour advanced
notice for access."
See the press release for further details.
At this time we do not know if the Archives of Michigan will do the same with its hours. The Archives is the keeper of the genealogy collection that many of us fought to keep together in one place several years ago. Since then The Library of Michigan was moved under the Department of Education while the Archives of Michigan was moved under the Department of Natural Resources.
See you soon at the Mt. Clemens Public Library!