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.

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 (IMLS). On December 21, 2017, the annual report for the use of the 2016 award was submitted to IMLS for their review, comment, and approval.

LSTA Background

Five-Year Plan and Evaluation

The LSTA Five-Year Plan Adobe Reader - Click to Download guides the activities to be conducted for federal LSTA awards given out from federal fiscal year 2018 through federal fiscal year 2022. The current plan has been approved by IMLS (Approval Letter Adobe Reader - Click to Download) and became effective on October 1, 2017.


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).