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LSTA Advisory Council


The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council is appointed by the State Library Board to advise the Board on matters concerning the administration of LSTA funding and support for Oregon libraries, as allotted to Oregon by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 


The  LSTA Advisory Council typically meets twice a year, in the spring and fall. A press release with an agenda is issued at least 10 days before all meetings in accordance with Oregon’s open meeting laws. Each agenda has a time for public comment. All meetings are open to the public.

Advisory Council meeting documents older than 1 year are available upon request. Please contact
or 503-375-2525.


Council members are elected by the Board to represent public, academic, special, and school libraries, as well as library users, and underserved or under-represented persons. Terms are for three years. Nominations to fill upcoming vacancies are solicited in late summer / early fall via the Libs-Or mailing list and the State Library’s email newsletter. Nominations may also be made to Library Support and Development Services staff, or to the Chair of the State Library Board. Interested parties may contact or 503-375-2525 for more information.