The Statewide Masterplan for Nevada Libraries provides direction and serves as a blueprint for development of library services throughout the state. The plan will be based on input from citizens and stakeholders from throughout Nevada and will also reflect the best thinking of public, school, academic and special librarians.
The draft will reviewed and discussed at regional meetings and through this web portal. Please contact Jeff Kintop, State Librarian or Tammy Westergard, Deputy State Librarian for Planning and Development, if you’d like to participate in the discussion and share in the visioning process. Your ideas and opinions are very important in helping us identify future directions for library service.
Authority to develop a Statewide Master Plan has been granted to the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records by the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 378.083.
Powers and duties of State Library, Archives and Public Records Administrator: Development of standards and statewide master plan for public libraries. The State Library, Archives and Public Records Administrator shall develop:
1. Standards for public libraries which will serve as recommendations for those libraries with respect to services, resources, personnel and programs to provide sources of information to persons of all ages, including persons with disabilities and disadvantaged persons, and encourage continuing education beyond the years of formal education. The standards must take into account the differences in size and resources among the public libraries of the State.
2. A statewide master plan for public libraries, including plans for levels of library services and resources, which is developed through a continuing process of planning in which representatives from public libraries throughout the State participate. The master plan must be designed to extend 5 years into the future and must be made current at least every 2 years.
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