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Name: Jennie
Title: State Librarian
Organization: State of Montana
Address: State Librarian's Office
1515 E 6th Ave
PO Box 201800
City: Helena
State: MT
Zip Code: 59620-1800
Phone: (406) 444-4799
Fax: (406) 444-0266
Appointment Date: 12/08/2011
Committee Assignments: n/a


Library Agency Homepage:
Virtual Library:
State Home Page:
Governor: Steve Bullock
Library Association:
Friends of the Library Association: N/A
Trustee Association: N/A
Other State Library Links:


Link to IMLS Public Library Statistics Webpage:

Year the data below was released: 2012
URL for Statewide Public Library Statistics:
Population: 994,226
Number of Public Libraries: 82
Total Circulation: 7,519,019
Circulation Per Capita: 7.56
Total Library Operating Income: 24,555,970
Total Expenditures: 22,580,735
Expenditures per capita:22.71
State Support:794,218
Total Construction Funding:
Materials Loaned to other Libraries: 101,267


Link to IMLS State Library Statistics Webpage:

Year the data below was released:
Governance Structure: Executive Branch Board/Commission Appointed by Governor and Other Officials
Library Legislation:
Library Legislation Montana Codes
Library Standards:
Allied and Other Special Operations:
Montana Shared Catalog, Ebsco Database purchase, Courier program, State Depository Program, Montana Library Association, geographic information and natural resources information services
Number of Service Outlets: 3 Billings, MT office Big Timber, MT office Bozeman, MT office
Collections: Book and Serial Volumes 75,860 Audio Materials 156,655 Video Materials 374 Serial Subscriptions 213 Government Documents 220,213
Staff: 37
Income: 7,493,300
Expenditures: 7,493,300
Employment Opportunities:


LSTA Five Year Plan:
Other Relevant Links to State Library Publications:
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