Public Library Standards - Public Comment

Process for Adopting New Public Library Standards 

The Montana State Library Commission voted to begin the formal Administrative Rules process with a recommendation to replace the current public library standards with the draft presented at their June 9, 2021 meeting. This begins a formal public comment process. The timeline for the administrative rules process can be found below.

Please see the Current Drafts page to review the proposed changes.

Concerns, comments, or questions? Please contact Tracy Cook with any feedback on the proposed changes.

Tentative timeline

June 2021: Commission voted to move forward with administrative rules process

June - September 2021: go through administrative rules process

October 2021: Commission decides whether to adopt new standards