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Wednesday, June 3, 2020/Categories: Montana State Library/Tags: Montana State Library , libraries , library , Montana State Library Commission , Public Meeting Notice , Public Meeting Notice; Montana State Library Commi , Library Federations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   Contact: Marlys Stark

June 3, 2020                                                                                                               (406) 444-3384


Montana State Library Commission to Meet Online

(HELENA)--- The Montana State Library Commission will meet via webinar on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. 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 Chair Anne Kish of Twin Bridges, Aaron LaFromboise of Browning; Jamie Doggett of White Sulphur Springs; Bruce Newell of Helena; Ken Wall of Missoula, Kenning Arlitsch, appointee of the commissioner of Higher Education; and Elsie Arntzen, Superintendent of Public Instruction.

At this meeting, the Commission will discuss the FY’20 third quarter financial report for the library as well as the preliminary FY’21 budget.  They will view and approve plans of service and budget requests for six library federations for FY’21 and discuss public library standards deadlines, exemptions and amendments.

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 meetings.

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 Marlys Stark, Administrative Assistant, at (406) 444-3384 or via e-mail at:



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