1991: The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) requests funds from the Legislative Assembly as part of the 1991-93 capitol construction program. Some of these funds are used to carry out needed improvements to the State Library building.
The Library changes its mission to move away from acting as a public library for the citizens of Oregon and towards becoming a special library that meets the information needs of state government employees.
Talking Books receives a Governor’s award for providing volunteer opportunities to disabled Oregonians.
1993: A Bill passes in the Legislature creating a State Library assessment of state agencies for library services. This assessment replaces General Fund money and Federal Library Services and Construction Act funds in the State Library budget.
Another bill passes creating the Children's Services Improvement Grant Program (later renamed the Ready to Read Grant Program) to improve services to children in public libraries.
1998: In September, renovation of the State Library begins.
2000: The renovation is completed.
2005: The State Library celebrates its 100 year anniversary.
2006: The Library institutes the Oregon Documents Repository, which collects, preserves, and provides access to online publications of Oregon state government.
2007: In February, the State Library Board of Trustees creates the Government Research Services Advisory Council.
State Library is designated as the Regional Federal Depository Library.
The Oregon Documents Depository Program celebrates its centennial.
The State Library and the Oregon State Poetry Association form a partnership to develop the Oregon Poetry Collection at the State Library and the Poet Laureate's Reading Room.
2009: Irene Price Society is created for TBABS
In September, TBABS introduces the new talking book digital player and digital talking books.
2011: Jim Scheppke retires as State Librarian on December 31st.
2012: MaryKay Dahlgreen is appointed State Librarian, effective March 1st.
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