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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Minnesota State Library Advisory Council

Also known as:
Minnesota Library Advisory Council to Library Development and Services
State Library Advisory Council
P.L. 104-208
Appointing Authority: Commissioner of Education

Advise State Library in planning, development, and evaluation of library programs for all persons of the State of Minnesota provided by those libraries participating in federally-funded programs under LSTA. Recommend criteria for state-funded library service programs and interlibrary cooperation.

Preceded by:
Minnesota Library Advisory Council to Library Development and Services

The council is representative of all Congressional Districts and provides opportunities for communication with the library community and the residents served by the libraries. It is positioned to recommend appropriate policies and programs based on citizen input. In addition, the Council advises on the priorities of the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants. Councilors promote statewide activities and advocate for quality library services.

Advisory to:
State Library

Members are to be representative of the citizens of Minnesota reflecting the diversity of needs of those served by public, academic, school, special, and institutional libraries, including people with disabilities, disadvantaged persons and communities of color.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Internet resource:
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2007-2011.
Record last updated: 06/30/2021

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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