Sidney-Richland County Library Closed April 9-13
April 3, 2019
(SIDNEY, MT) --- The Sidney-Richland County Library will be closed Tuesday, April 9 through Saturday April 13. Staff will be attending the annual statewide library conference in Helena. The Montana Library Association Conference provides critical training and resources, as well as opportunities for libraries throughout Montana to network and share resources.
During the conference the Montana State Library Commission will recognize several libraries throughout the state who have provided outstanding services to their communities. Sidney-Richland County Library will be awarded the Excellence in Library Service Award (ELSA) for the fourth consecutive year. In order to be recognized for outstanding services to their communities, a library must exceed the essential Montana Public Library standards in all 13 categories. Categories include collection development, information access, policies, planning and evaluation, fiscal management, board accomplishments, continuing education for staff and trustees, and outreach to the community.