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Montana State Library Commission to Meet Online

March 3, 2021 at 9:30 am

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(HELENA)--- The Montana State Library Commission will meet online on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. This is a rescheduled meeting from the Feb. 3, 2021 postponed meeting. The public is invited to attend.  For an agenda, meeting materials, and information about how to join the online meeting, visit:

The Montana State Library Commission meets six times per year. Commissioners include Kenning Arlitsch, appointee of the commissioner of Higher Education; Elsie Arntzen, Superintendent of Public Instruction; Connie Behe of Kalispell, Jamie Doggett of White Sulphur Springs; Dalton Johnson of Missoula, Bruce Newell of Helena; and Vice-chair Ken Wall of Missoula.

At this meeting, the Commission will consider the FY’21 second quarter financial report, a review of the by-laws, a review of the trust agreement, the ELSA criteria, and the Network Advisory Council reboot. They will also receive updates and reports on the Legislative session, the Public Library Standards and State Aid, the Natural Resource Information System, and the State Library. They will also discuss the Commission’s goals and objectives.

Members of the public who wish to share written comment or pertinent visual materials to the Commission must submit written public comment to the State Librarian, Jennie Stapp, no later than 24 hours before the start of the public meeting.

The Montana State Library makes reasonable accommodations for persons with known disabilities that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in the meeting.  Persons needing accommodations must notify the State Library prior to the meeting.  To make your request known, call (406) 444-3384 or the Montana Relay at 711. 

The Montana State Library helps all organizations, communities, and Montanans thrive through excellent library resources and services.  For more information about the Montana State Library, visit   For more information about the Commission meeting, contact Genevieve Lighthiser, Administrative Assistant, at (406) 444-3384 or via e-mail at:   


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