About Maryland State Library (MSL)
Maryland State Library (MSL) is an independent agency. We provide strategic leadership, resources, and programmatic support to Maryland libraries to transform lives.
As the state library agency for Maryland, the Maryland State Library administers State and Federal funds to support Maryland libraries in their mission to offer outstanding resources, programs, and excellent customer service. Responsibilities include oversight of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; Maryland’s Public Libraries; the State Library Network; the Library Capital Grants Programs; and the Deaf Culture Digital Library.
Maryland State Library Board
The Maryland State Library Board meets four times a year. The next meeting is on Friday, September 15, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. at the Anne Arundel County Public Library Headquarters.
The Agenda is listed below:
MARYLAND STATE LIBRARY BOARD
Friday, September 15, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Anne Arundel County Public Library Headquarters
5 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
Call Meeting to Order Al Martin
Approval of MACL Meeting Minutes of May 23, 2017 Al Martin
Board Roles and Responsibilities Derek Simmonsen
Appointment of Officers Al Martin
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) 5-Year Plan, 2018-2022 Irene Padilla
Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)
13A.05.04.08 County Library Capital Project Irene Padilla
Grants Program Regulation Renee Croft
(PERMISSION TO PUBLISH)
ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
State Library FY2019 Operating Budget Irene Padilla
County Library Capital Project Grants Program FY2019 Recommendations Irene Padilla
State Librarian's Update Irene Padilla
School Library Media Update Irene Padilla
Update on Board Meetings
- Maryland Library Association Denise Davis
- Citizens for Maryland Libraries Lynn Wheeler
State Board Member Updates and Discussion
A D J O U R N M E N T
The Maryland State Library Board is pleased to receive oral public comment at each of its regular meetings. In order to allow the State Board sufficient time for its other business, the total time allotted to public comment will generally be limited to thirty (30) minutes. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board will be given three (3) minutes each. Persons desiring to speak to the State Board, must call (667-401-2671) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) the Board office no earlier than one week prior to the meeting to register to speak. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. In order to make the limited time available most effective, speakers are urged to provide multiple written copies of their comments or other material amplifying their views.