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Library Development


The Missouri State Library supports libraries statewide through continuing education programs and the development of services, activities, and resource sharing among all types of libraries.

Library Development staff:

  • Plan continuing education for library employees and library trustees
  • Assist libraries in evaluating and planning for service improvements
  • Administer grants to support library and patron services
  • Develop, plan, and implement statewide projects for resource sharing, electronic access, and digitization of cultural heritage materials
  • Collect statistics and conduct surveys to assess the status of library services
  • Help Missourians make effective use of census information