The Official State of Michigan Website. MeL extends the reach of libraries statewide, giving Michigan residents free access to a range of services, including:
- MeLCat - MeLCat provides access to millions of items, including valuable local history materials, which users can have delivered to their local library, usually within a few business days.
- MeL Databases –These databases give MeL users access to valuable information that is not available via a regular Internet search.
- MeL Featured Resources & Gateways – a collection of focus areas shown to be of keen interest by MeL.org users.
- MeL Michigana – a growing selection of unique digitized resources including manuscripts, photographs, newspaper archives, other historical Michigan documents and Web sites pertinent to Michigan history.
Infotopia is a student-friendly, safe search engine that accesses only trusted websites previously selected
by librarians, teachers, and a library/educational consortia. The Infotopia Safe Search Engine is a good Google alternative for students.
The Lapeer District Library, with eight branch locations, provides services to students and their families. The Marguerite deAngeli Branch is open Sundays 1:00-5:00 pm.
2009-2010 Great Lakes Great Books Award Winners.
Thinkfinity is the official site for the Thinkfinity project, designed for educators, parents, and students by the Verizon Foundation.