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Development of Libraries

Library Council of Washington

The Library Council of Washington advises the State Librarian and the Office of the Secretary of State on statewide library issues and the expenditure of federal funds.

Current Plan and Evaluation

The LSTA Five-Year Plan 2013–2017 guides the activities to be conducted for federal LSTA awards given out from federal fiscal year 2013 through federal fiscal year 2017. The current plan was accepted by IMLS on September 24, 2012, and became effective on October 1, 2012.

LSTA Five-Year Evaluation 2008 through 2012

Statewide Vision for Washington Libraries

LSTA Background and Annual Report

Each year the Washington State Library submits an annual report on the use of LSTA funding to the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The current Annual Report is for the use of the 2015 award.

LSTA Background

Planning for the Future

The Washington State Library has partnered with Samantha Becker, Principal Research Scientist at the University of Washington Information School, to develop an LSTA Five-Year Evaluation covering federal fiscal year awards 2013 through 2017 and the next LSTA Five-Year Plan covering federal fiscal year awards 2018 through 2022.

Information will be provided as it becomes available.


Jeff Martin
LSTA Program Manager

Washington State Library
PO Box 42460
Olympia, WA 98504-2460
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Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).