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  • March 16, 2023 9:57 PM | Anonymous
    These are some recent news articles relating to the legislative session.
  • February 09, 2023 8:16 AM | Anonymous

    Under Montana HB234 - Teachers, School Librarians, School Boards, Schools, and School Employees can be criminally prosecuted for books in their classroom or library that are considered “obscene”. This new law would supersede the hard work, professional training, and comprehensive collection development policies that each local school district has created to address the unique needs of their community.

    Click here to learn more and to make your voice heard -

  • February 08, 2023 10:02 AM | Anonymous

    A debt of gratitude to all those who helped to make the Tuesday, February 7th Library Legislative Night in the State Capitol Rotunda a success.  Thanks to the planners and participants from the Montana State Library, The Trust for Montana Libraries, our stellar lobbyist team at Central House Strategies, and the many MLA members in attendance.  Special thanks to the Friends Groups at Darby Public Library and Missoula Public Library for their sponsorship contributions toward this event.

  • February 06, 2023 7:29 PM | Anonymous

    Registration for the 2023 MLA Conference April 12-15 in Billings is now available.  Details can be found here.

  • October 31, 2022 4:53 PM | Anonymous

    The Montana Library Association announced the creation of a new coalition to provide access to a petition to give feedback to the Montana Board of Education regarding the changes to Montana’s rules regarding standards of school accreditation (Chapter 55).  

    For more information and details on how to participate, click here. 

  • September 09, 2022 8:44 AM | Anonymous

    The schedule for the Fall Retreat has been posted to the retreat page.  You can view all the details here

  • August 31, 2022 12:21 PM | Anonymous

    Registration for MLA's 2022 Fall Retreat is now available!  The retreat is October 2 and 3 at Chico Hot Springs Resort.

    For additional information, click here.

  • January 11, 2022 4:33 PM | Anonymous

    MLA's Virtual Poster Session is now available for viewing and discussion!  Thanks to our poster contributors for their great submissions.  And thanks to Sarah Creech, Mitch Grady, and Sydnie Tallman for the idea and implementation of the poster session.  Click here to view the posters.

  • December 10, 2021 4:17 PM | Anonymous

    Individual MLA members and MLA member libraries can request a personalized email address by clicking here and completing a brief form. 

    Thanks to Matt Beckstrom at Lewis & Clark Public Library for this service!

  • March 03, 2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Stay up to date with legislative issues impacting Montana Libraries with MLA's new Legislative Tracker.

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