Montana State Library Commission



MSL Commission Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Administrative Rules Change


The State Library Commission is seeking public comment on the proposed action to amend ARM 10.102.4003 pertaining to state aid to public libraries. These amendments are proposed to update the language of the rule to reflect changes to 22-1-326, MCA, in the 2023 Legislative Session to include Tribal College Libraries serving the public.  The deadline for public comment is no later than 5:00 p.m., June 7, 2024. The Commission will discuss and take action on these proposed new rules at their meeting on June 12, 2024. Full text of the proposed actions may be found here:


Written comments can be submitted here:


The State Library Commission sets forth policies and funding priorities that empower the State Library to meets its mission and statutory obligations and to advocate for the State Library and the Montana library and information communities whenever possible.



Meeting Schedule and Archive


Public Comment Form

February 16:  
February Agenda and Materials, February Minutes, and February Recording

April 17:  
April Agenda and Materials, April Minutes, and April Recording


SPECIAL MEETINGS and Work Sessions:

February 16 Work Session:  
February Agenda and Materials, February Minutes, and February Recording

May 10 Special Meeting:  
May Agenda and Materials, May Minutes, and May Recording


Archive of Meeting Materials can be found here.

*Minutes will be uploaded after the draft is accepted at following Commission meeting