Join a professional Association for continuing education and networking opportunities:
Montana Library Association (MLA)
American Library Association (ALA)
Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) The Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities.
Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) Continuing education and networking opportunities for people who work in, with, and for libraries in Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, and Washington.
Find a library job:
ALA Library Job Search
PNLA Jobs List
Apply for a professional development grant:
MLA Professional Development Grant
MPLA Professional Development Grant
Pat Carterette Professional Development Grant from the ALA LearningRT
Attend a Leadership Institute:
PNLA Leadership Institute
MPLA Leadership Institute