Kristin Fontichiaro and Benzonia Library Staff met with Senator Darwin Booher to talk about MML

On October 18th, Kristin Fontichiaro and Benzonia Library staff members met with Senator Darwin Booher to talk about MML’s relationship with rural libraries through the University of Michigan School of Information. Mark Rivett created a news event on the University of Michigan’s Government Relations page, which can be found here!

The news event with wonderful videos can be found below.

UM School or Information faculty and Benzonia Library staff meet with Senator Darwin Booher

October 18, 2018 by Mark Rivett

Today, Senator Darwin Booher from Evart, Michigan, visited the Benzonia Library to learn more about the UM School of Information‘s efforts to strengthen relationships with local rural libraries. Here are two UM videos highlighted their efforts in Benzonia.

Maker Movement: Researching Making in Michigan Libraries

Libraries Engage: Benzonia Public Library

Front Row Left to Right: Kristin Fontichiaro, Clinical Associate Professor UM School of Information; Michelle Leines, Assistant Library Director Benzonia Library; Senator Darwin Booher
Back Row: Jimmy McLaren, MAKER Coordinator