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


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

2018 Fyan Conference Program

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.


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


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