Flint Public Library
Log Number: AL-00-05-0001-05
Every day the Flint Public Library pulsates with programs and services that are meaningful to the residents of Flint, Michigan. Flint is home to a diverse population, the majority of whom are African-American. The Flint Public Library regularly draws high attendance for a host of innovative programs that serve families and help unify this diverse community. The Flint Public Library is often at the center of important community events. The library has become known as the place to be in Flint to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. For eight years, the Flint Public Library has participated in a countywide essay contest designed to let middle-school girls meet and learn from successful women. In partnership with a teen parenting and pregnancy prevention organization, the library created an award-winning program to help young people take charge of their lives. In thousands of community interactions, the Flint Public Library serves as a vital catalyst for civic engagement and enrichment.