New Library Directors Handbook

Publications

MSL Publications

Public Library District Handbook: A guide that addresses how to form a public library district in Montana.

Montana Library Certification Program Manual: Covers the how-to part of becoming certified; Public library directors in Montana must be certified for their libraries to receive state aid.

Montana Library Laws: laws pertinent to libraries

Montana Public Library Standards: Covers pertinent rules and standards relating to public libraries.

Montana Public Library Statistics: To receive federal aid, the State Library must collect statistics from each of the public libraries. This information is collected and published annually.

Montana Trustee Handbook: Information for you and your trustees on what the responsibilities of trustees and library directors are, as well as suggestions on how to be an effective trustee.