Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference: April 30 - May 2, 2018.


The 2018 Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference will be held at the Grand Traverse Resort,  April 30-May 2, 2018.

Attendee Registration is NOW OPEN!

Attendee Packet

2018 Preliminary Session Schedule

Exhibitor Packet

Major Sponsors:

The Library of Michigan Foundation generously supports the Rural Libraries Conference through administration of Loleta Fyan funds.  This project is also supported by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas.

Attendee Information


  • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)
  • Cooperative Directors Association


  • ABDO
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Book Systems, Inc.
  • Books Galore, Inc.
  • Braille & Talking Book Library
  • Capstone/Scholastic/Cherry Lake
  • Clarke Historical Library
  • Comprise Technologies
  • Corrigan Moving Systems
  • Daniels and Zermack Architects
  • EBSCO Information Services
  • Historical Society of Michigan
  • Kaplan Early Learning Company
  • Kent Records
  • Library Design
  • LocalHop
  • Meemic
  • Merritt Cieslak Design
  • metcom-inc.
  • Michigan Attorney General
  • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)
  • Paleoshows
  • Public Library Association (PLA)
  • Rainbow Book Company
  • Recorded Books
  • Sanilac Computer Products
  • Stop Falling Productions
  • The Book Farm, Inc.
  • The Breton Group
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • USDA
  • Wayne State University, School of Information Sciences