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Missoula Public Library

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Alternate Name

Alternate Name

Enter alternate names for the Organization, separated by commas if more than one.

Institution Name

Institution Name

The legally recognized name of the institution that is the umbrella organization for the organization.  For example: an organization may be a branch with its own name, but its institution is a school, university, or public organization system.

Missoula Public Library and Branches
Organization Type

Organization Type

The type of organization that is displayed.  For example, select academic to see a list of the organizations associated with a college or university. 

Library - Public
Organization Phone


The phone number of the Organization.  This must be entered as a 9 digit number with no special characters (no parentheses or dashes).

(406) 721-2665
Organization Phone Extension

Phone Extension

The extension that must be dialed to reach the organization.

Organization Fax


The Organization's fax number.

(406) 258-0500
Physical Address

Physical Address

The address of the Organization's physical building.

455 E Main
Missoula, MT 59802-4799
Mailing Address

Mailing Address

The Organization's mailing address.

455 E Main
Missoula, MT 59802-4799
Web Site URL

Website URL

The URL for the Organization's website.

Visit Website
Catalog URL

Catalog URL

The website address for the Organization's catalog.

Visit Catalog
Foundation URL

Foundation URL

The website address for a foundation that supports the organization

Visit Foundation Page
Social Media

Social Media

Links to any social media sites the organization may have.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Organization.

Spark curiosity. Make connections. Thrive together.
Winter Hours

Winter Hours

The hours the organization is open during winter.

M-W 8a-8p; Th-Sa 8a-6p; Su 12-5p
Summer Hours

Summer Hours

The hours the Organization is open in the summer.

M-W 8a-8p; Th-Sa 8a-6p; Su 12-5p
Board Meetings

Board Meetings

The date, time and location of Organization board meetings.

Generally, the board meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Meetings are held in the Director's Office at Missoula Public Library beginning at 6:00 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend.


The county where the organization is located.

Organization Barcode

Organization Bar Code

The Organization's unique numerical identifier that appears on barcodes for Organization users and Organization materials.

School Level

School Level

The school level that the organization serves.  

Not a school


Montana has several hundred libraries.  Each of these libraries belongs to a federation which is a regional network for library services.  

Friends Group

Friends Group

If this box is checked, the Organization has a Friends group - a volunteer organization that supports Organization services.

501(c)(3) Friends Group

501c3 Friends Group

This indicates whether or not the Friends group has formally applied for IRS tax-exemption.

Organization Foundation

Organization Foundation

If this box is selected, the Organization has a foundation which is a non-profit organization that supports Organization services.

501(c)(3) Foundation

501c3 Foundation

The foundation supporting this organization has gone through the process of applying for IRS tax exemption status.

State Depository

State Depository

Some Organizations have agreed to be state depositories.  These Organizations provide access to state publications in order for the citizens of Montana to be informed about state government efforts.

Federal Depository

Federal Depository

Some Organizations have agreed to be federal depositories. These Organizations provide access to federal publications in order for the citizens of Montana to be informed about federal government efforts.



The OCLC code assigned to this library.  Many of the libraries in Montana are a part of OCLC - a non-profit cooperative that provides many of the behind the scenes tools used by Organizations.

MARC Organization Code

MARC Organization Code

The MARC Organization Code assigned to this Organization.  A MARC Organization Code is a short alphabetic code used to represent names of Organizations, organizations, and institutions that need to be identified in cataloging and in bibliographic control.

OCLC ILL Transfer Option

ILL Transfer Option

Libraries use a variety of methods for ordering materials from other Organizations for their patrons.  This service is called interlibrary loan (ILL). Libraries may use email, an ILL management system, or may even choose not to offer ILL.

ILL Requests & Mediated Management
Cataloging Classification

Cataloging Classification

The cataloging classification system used by the Organization.

Dewey Decimal System
Special Resources

Special Resource

Special resource is a unique item or collection available at the Organization.

Last Updated

Last Updated

7/13/2023 10:37:26 AM


Type Positions


Albrecht, Florian Library Assistant 1
Alger, Annie On-Call Library Specialist
Allpress, Amanda Assistant Director
Alturk, Shadi Custodian
Athey, Dory Library Assistant 2
Avila, Selya Community Engagement Coordinator
Benton, Carrie Library Technician
Berry, David Custodian
Bloom, Brett Safety Specialist
Campbell, Caroline Technical Services Technician
Casey, Erin Library Technician
Clark, Teresa Library Assistant 2
Cornelius, Lester Safety Specialist
Cote, Laura Library Assistant 2
Culhane, David Library Assistant 2
Daidone, Joshua Library Assistant 3
Doyle, Brian Library Technician
Edstedt, Levi Library Assistant 2
Farnworth, Bradin Library Specialist - Youth Services
Funston, Desiree Reference Librarian
Gentry, Ann On-Call Library Assistant 2
Greene, Linette Youth Services Librarian
Greer, Maria Library Assistant 2
Guest, Jane Library Technician
Habeck, Marty On-Call Library Assistant 1
Hadlow, Christine Library Specialist - Reference
Hazelton-Boyle, Michael On-Call Library Specialist
Hill, Max Library Assistant 2
Jin, Joleen Reference Librarian
Johnson, Alex Library Specialist - Makerspace
Jonkel, Elizabeth Assistant Director
Kamrud, Carolyn On-Call Library Assistant 2
Kauffman, Jenny Library Technician
Kesterson, Colleen On-Call Library Assistant 2
Klaczynski, Will Library Assistant 4
Kneedler-Shorten, Xavier Programming Librarian
Kobayashi, Crystal Reference Librarian
Lee, Slaven Library Director
Lindquist, Edward Network Administrator
Lofts, Elizabeth On-Call Library Assistant 2
MacKinnon, Noah Library Assistant 2
McMurray, Dana Library Specialist - Youth Services
Moody, Lucas Library Assistant 1
Mueller, Robert Reference Librarian
Norwood, Wendy On-Call Library Assistant 2
Olson, Karl Foundation Executive Director
Parke, Lyndy Youth Services Librarian
Parpart, Paulette Cataloging Librarian
Peltzer, Robert Facilities Manager
Runs Behind, Chloe Library Assistant 2
Sather, Lissa Library Assistant 1
Sawitzke, Arlene On-Call Library Assistant 2
Seelye, Allen IT Director
Strahl, Melissa On-Call Library Assistant 2
Sweet, Ava Library Assistant 2
Sweet, Ava Library Assistant 3
Thayer, Martha On-Call Reference Librarian
Trowbridge, Christy Library Assistant 1
Tweeten, Jon Library Assistant 4
Whitaker, Kayla Youth Services Manager
Wohlsen, Robert Library Assistant 1
Wood, Leslie Administrative Assistant
Wooldridge, Mary Library Specialist - Public Relations

Board Members

Boughner, Forrest Library Board Chair
Donaldson, Peter Board Member
Edwards, Julie Board Member
Mecklenberg Jackson, Lisa Board Member
Moore, Megan Board Member
Wolfe, Carol Board Member

Organization Specialties

Name Date Entered Information URL
Local Community Information 10/30/2018

Professional Organizations

Name Date Entered Information URL
Montana Library Association 10/30/2018 View
American Library Association 10/30/2018 View
Pacific Northwest Library Association 10/30/2018 View

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