Consultant Group Recommendations

Minnesota’s Commissioner of Education, Brenda Casselius, submitted the Recommendation of the 2014 Libraries and Service Delivery Consultant Group to the Minnesota Legislature. ¬†

The Consultant Group spent several months reviewing options for changing library procedures and governance systems to ensure equitable and cost-effective access to library services statewide. The group  included representatives from the Department of Education, regional public library systems, multicounty multitype library systems, metro and greater Minnesota public libraries, Minitex, public school library media specialists, Office of Higher Education, Association of Minnesota Counties, and League of Minnesota Cities. Members were selected based on knowledge of libraries and library service and dedication to collaboration between library governance systems.