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These links provide resources for serving the public and options for foundations and friends.

Five Laws of Library Science
S.R. Ranganathan's five laws.

Patron Surveys

Private Fund Management Options (pdf)
This chart compares different options that libraries have for managing private donations. It includes a comparison of 501(c)3 and non 501(c)3 options.

  • Montana State Library
  • P.O. Box 201800, 1515 East 6th Avenue
  • Helena, MT 59620-1800
  • Phone: (406) 444-3115
  • Fax: (406) 444-0266
  • msl.mt.gov