1835 : Michigan’s Constitution Provides Funding For Public Libraries

When:
October 5, 2019 all-day
2019-10-05T00:00:00-04:00
2019-10-06T00:00:00-04:00

Michigan’s constitution (1835) was the first in the U.S. to specifically provide for the funding of public libraries, recognizing libraries as an integral part of the state’s education system.

Library of Michigan, Significant Dates in Michigan Library History