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Supporting Michigan Libraries

We have a new focus and a redesigned MeL for library staff. Our goal is to help you help your patrons.

Have feedback for us? Feel free to contact us about these changes or others you'd like to see.

Public Library Engagement Specialist Theresa Runyan

Meet Your New Engagement Specialist!

My name is Theresa Runyan and my position, Michigan eLibrary Engagement Specialist for Public Libraries at MCLS is not only new to me, it’s new to MCLS. My most recent experience has been with the Jackson District Library, where I served as a Branch Manager, Circulation Coordinator and Customer Service Specialist.

I’m looking forward to working with all of you in this new position. So, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any questions ( or to set up a visit (

Expanding to serve you

We've visited a lot of libraries and held listening sessions across the state. Your feedback shaped's redesign and helped us create a site with resources and support for you.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional funding is provided by the State of Michigan and the Library of Michigan Foundation.

Library of Michigan Institute of Museum and Library Services Michigan Department of Education