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STATE DOCUMENTS




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STATISTICS

OF

MONTANA

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

July 1, 1967 - June 30, 1968



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Compiled by

MONTANA STATE LIBRARY

930 East Lyndale Avenue
Helena, Montana 59601



January, 1969
Supplement



Montana State Library



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PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS

1967 - 1968



SUMMARY

Population of State— 1960 Census 674,767

Population Taxed for Public Library Service 587,386

Population Not Taxed 87,381

Total Volumes in Public Libraries 1,351,830

Volumes per Capita 2.003

Total Public Library Circulation 3,523,898

Total Public Library Income from Taxes $1,375,056

State tax rate: 3 mill county tax (permissive)

4/2 mills permissive for cities and towns
Tax Income per Capita 2.02

Number of County Libraries (includes counties which have contracted

for service with a city system and those in demonstrations) 43

Federations 4

Counties without library service 13

Number of Bookmobiles in operation in State 8

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PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS



COUNTIES AND LIBRARIES



Librarian



Population
Taxed"



Beaverhead County — See Big Sky Federation
Big Horn County

Hardin — Big Horn County



..Patricia J. Nurre 10,007



Blaine County

Chinook — Blaine County- Mrs. Leona Jensen 8,091

Harlem Public Mrs. Dorothy Brower (1,267)



Broadwater County

Townsend — Broadwater Count>' Mrs. Ruth Carson



2,804



Carbon County

Bridger Community Mrs. Ethel Skibby

Red Lodge Public Robert W. Moran ..



824
2,278



Carter County — See Sagebrush Federation


Cascade County — See Great Falls Federation


Chouteau County

Fort Benton — Chouteau County


Mrs. Kay H. Courtnage


7,348


Custer County — See Sagebrush Federation


Daniels County

Scobey — Daniels County


Mrs. Flossie Nelson


3,755


Dawson County — See Sagebrush Federation


Deer Lodge County

Anaconda — Hearst


Natalie Sliepcevich


18,640


Fallon County — See Sagebrush Federation



Fergus County

Denton Public Mrs. Wayne Stapleton

Lewistown — Carnegie Public Mrs. K. Elizabeth Pittman

Moore Public Mrs. Anna Mason



410

7,408

216



Flathead Comity — See Northwest Federation



Gallatin County

Belgrade Public

Bozeman Public

Manhattan Community ...
Three Forks Community



-Mrs. George Van Delinder

-Margaret Hileman

..Janie Davis

-Mrs. Herman Bishop



1,957

13,361

889

1,161



Garfield County — See Sagebrush Federation


Glacier County

Cut Bank — Glacier County


.„ Mrs. Lucille Anderson


11,565


Golden Valley County


Granite County

Philipsburg Public


Mrs. Phyllis Patten


1,107



'1960 Census

*" Source of Taxable Valuation of Area: "Tax Levies for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 1967 and Ending
Jvine 30, 1968", Montana Taxpayers' Association and County Records.



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COVERING THE YEAR 1967-1968

Ta able TOTAL INCOME

Valuation ;^,jll LEVY



of Area — By By Total Bool;-; Total Total H>-s./

Taxed"" City County Taxes Other Expended Added Books C;irculation Wk.



$12,808,829 1.00 $ 13,349 $ 317 $ 13,846 922 19,684 29,906 40



9,142,471 1.24 7,956 66 7,916 450 8,500 12,411 26

(537,026) 2,491 4,767 20



4,901,406 0.74 3,811 (3,880) 624 10,340 18,353 30



479,797 LOO

1,345,178 3.30 4,367 252 4,745 205 9,075 17,608 24



17,210,487 1.56 26,849 25,972 968 23,305 44,623 38



5,114,640 0.75 3.842 71 3,509 85 5,423 20



14,057,650 1.25 17,571

(5,037,000) 3.50 17,630 35,201 1,047 27,013 63,931 63



351,811 2.00 793 33 819 202 3,365 4,620 29

5,236,967 3.00 15,978 850 16,241 499 21,092 70,904 36

118,445 3.00 377 19 379 119 5,656 1,771 6



532,483


2.00


2,387




2,488


105


3,512


3,595


8


9 957,702


3.40


37,359


2,088


33,522


1,547


17,421


112,290


45


455,214


2.00


945




1,183


259


1,906


761


3


647,409


2.00


1,359


2,862


4,131


242


575


1,500


11





16,527,121




1.57


26,455


26,410


1,261


43,651


83,719


42




536,195


3.50




1,914


1,697


136


2,136


7,800


8



(Blank spaces indicate incomplete information.)

( ) Parentheses show that this figure is included elsewhere.

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PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS COVERING



COUNTIES AND LIBRARIES



Librarian



Population
Taxed"



Hill County

Havre Public Mrs. Mary Almas Antunes 10,740

Havre — Hill County Riu-al Mrs. Dorothy Armstrong 7,913



Jefferson County — See Big Sky Federation



Judith Basin County

Stanford — Judith Basin County



.Mrs. Ruby J. Kramer



3,085



Lake Coimty

Poison City Irene Anderson

Ronan City Mrs. Frank Wolf

St. Ignatius Public Mrs. Claude Leishman



2,314

1,334

940



Lewis and Clark Coimty — See Big Sky Federation


Liberty County

Chester — Liberty Coimty


Mrs.


Lilly F. Eveland


2,624


Lincoln Coimty — See Northwest Federation


McCone County

Ci'cle — George McCone Memo-ial County


Mrs.


lona M. Stover


3,321


Madison County — See Big Sky Federation


Meagher County

White Sulphur Springs — Meagher Coimty


Mrs.


Helen L. Dreidlein


2,616


Mineral County

Superior — Mineral Coimtv PubUc


Mrs.




3,037








Missoula Coimty

Missoula PubUc and Coimty


Evelyn L. Swant


44,633


Musselshell County

Roundup Public


Mrs.


Opal Meyers


2,842


Park County

Livingston Public


Mrs.


Jean L. Gibson


13,168








Petroleum Coimty

Winnett Public


Mrs.


Orene Raimdaul


894


Phillips Coimty

Malta — Phillips County


Mrs.


A. E. Bergan


6,027








Pondera Coimty — See Great Falls Federation


Powder River Coimty

Broadus — Powder River County


Mrs.


Isabel Williams


2,485


Powell County

Deer Lodge — Wm. K. Kohrs Memorial


Mrs.


June E. Lyman


4,681


Prairie Coimty

Terry — Prairie Coimty


Mrs.


Mary E, Dunnam ...


2,318









1960 Census
"'Source of Taxable Valuation of Area: "Tax Levies for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 1967 and Ending



June 30, 1968", Montana Taxpayers' Association and County Records.



THE YEAR 1967-1968 (Continued)

Tavable TOTAL INCOME

Valuation MILL LEVY

of Area — Bv By Total Books Total Total Ilrs./

Taxed" » City County Taxes Other Expended Added Books Circulation Wk.

6,915,409 3.70 25,710 25,216 1,719 21,628 59,245 48

12,024,342 1.08 12,983 11,266 1,483 24.687 45,213 40



7,989,472 App. 8,000 7,925 477 19,023 18,467 40



1,511.880 2.50 4,224 1.715 4,460 450 16,000 23,400 36

742,680 4.50 3,390 150 3,412 160 5.782 2,469 9

261,965 2.00 250 198 995 782 4,300 2





7,337,314




0.25


1,876


20


1,192


200


6.000


9,980


13




8,894,397




0.75


6,340


131


5,824


359


12,872


11,320


18




4,563 230
(715,732)


1.50


.00025


1.040
1,023


155


2,212


51


7.778


2,502


13


3,550,734




1.42






5,154


449


9.370


21,617


20


24,787,422
22,359,842


2.41


0.975


24,065
55.919


4,283


85,001


4,017


86,652


245,390


63


1,189,736


2.30




3,395


250


3,195


282


12,384


13.367


7


12,861,295
(5,457,369)


3.62


0.050


3.767
19.448


853


21,982


1.354


23,736


66,237


35


1,769,515




0.50
















10,060,677




App.


6.700




6,700


760


14,950


25,098


30




3,972,011
494,654


App.


App.


2,700


605


3,420


310


6,044


10,149


18


1,800,473


3.50




6,419


239


5,941


272


2,200


11,122


28


4,412,258




1.00


4,413


30


5.110


506


8,982


8,638


16



(Blank spaces indicate incomplete information.)

( ) Parentheses show that this figure is included elsewhere.

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PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS COVERING



COUNTIES AND LIBRARIES



Librarian



Population
Taxed"



Ravalli County

Darby Public

Hamilton Public ....
StevensNTlle Public



-Mrs. Ruth McCallum
-Mrs. Ruth Flightner ..
..Mrs. Ruth N. Higgins



398

2,475

784



Richland Coimty
Sidney Pubhc



.Mrs. Shirley L. Jones 10,504



Roosevelt County

Wolf Point — Roosevelt County

Bainville Public

Culbertson Public

Froid Public

Poplar City



.Mrs. Kathleen E. Vereker

-Mrs. Hilda Kotaska

-Mrs. Kathryn Garbe

.Mrs. Gladys Krohmer

-Mrs. Kate L. Hanson



11,731
(285)
(919)
(418)

(1,565)



Rosebud County — See Sagebrush Federation



Sanders Coimty — See Northwest Federation



Sheridan County

Plentywood — Sheridan County
Medicine Lake Public



.Mrs. Dorothy Anhalt
. Nadine Smith



Teton County

Choteau Public (Assoc.)
Fairfield Public



-Mrs. E. J. Crary

-Mrs. Margaret Hedblom



6,458
(452)



Silver Bow County

Butte Public


Joyce Bouchard


46,454


Stillwater County

Columbus — Stillwater County


Mrs. Georgia E. Peck


5,526


Sweet Grass County

Big Timber — Carnegie


Mrs. John Goosey


1,660









752



Toole Coimty

Shelby — Toole County



Mrs. Frances P. Kincheloe



7,904



Treasure County

Hysham Woman's Club (Assoc.)



-Mrs. George Stewart



Valley County

Glasgow City-County



.Mrs. Kathleen O. Makich 17,080



Wheatland Coiuity

Harlowton Public



. Georgia James



1,734



Wibaux Coimty

Wibaux Woman's Club Mrs. Mildred Johnston



'»1960 Census

""Source of Taxable Valuation of Area: "Tax Levies for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 1967 and Ending
June 30, 1968", Montana Taxpayers' Association and County Records.



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THE YEAR 1967-1968 (Continued)

Taxable TOTAL INCOME

Valuation mill LEVY





100


4,000


1,560


12


6,014


353


10,819


20,763


28


1,206


202


4,738


6,354


17



of Area Bv Bv Total Books Total Total Urs./

TaxcKl'"' City County Taxes Other Expended Added Books Circulation Wk.



169,247 3.00 601

2,011,638 2.20 7,168 610

430,269 3.00 1,500

13,641,348 0.140 1,900

(3,187,944) 3.00 8,663 638 11,324 714 12,139 39,429 30

16,446.857 1.80 28,040

(2,003.520) 0.50 1,000 29,040

(123,012)

(570,644) 1.00 275



(223,600) 29

(705,000) 2.00 2,247



2,119


20,000


41,775


49


35


1,478


2,929


10


572


6,375


13,489


18


67


2,183


3,126


10


160


5,500


7,451


16



12,385,645 0.70 10,350 10,200 6O0 10,600 28,000 40

(183,639) 1.00 555 598 6 500 4



41,633,721
(16,500,000)


3.50


0.550


25,000
67,3361




92,336


2,968


81,980


159,196


69


8,153,554




1.03


8,431


3,418


8,345


425


18,538


43,148


40


5,800,347
(1,247,666)


3.00


0.80


2,916
3,821


191


6,470


294


13,278


15,723


28



559,281 1.50 60O 190 780 162 3,000 5,000 14



17,396,702




0.75


15,101




12,395


1,954


25,000


36,025


33





11,701,541
4,400,648


3.63


1.50


24,000
14,821




38,821


4,631


21,785


55,276


50


962,209


1.50




60


781


934


238


8,958


10,154


30



r80 780 150 3,955 1,040 9



(Blank spaces indicate incomplete information.)

( ) Parentheses show that this figure is included elsewhere.

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PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS COVERING



COUNTIES AND LIBRARIES



Librarian



Population
Taxed"



Big Sky Federation — Totals ..
Lewis and Clark County

•'"Helena Public

Lincoln Community ..



36,929



.Roger Spillers, Coordinator 20,227

Mrs. Lillian Eaton



Beaverhead Counts-

Dillon Public .'.

Wisdom Woman's Club (Assoc.)



7,194

.Mrs. Helen K. Donovan (3,690)

.Mrs. Jerry Rutledge



Jefferson County — Bookmobile Service



4,297



Madison Coimty

She'idan Public

Twin Bridges Public

Virginia City — Thompson-Hickman County



.Mrs. Florence Birrer ...

.Mrs. May Lunger

.Mrs. Florence Thomas



(539)
(509)
5,211



Great Falls Federation of Libraries — Totals

Cascade Coiintv

"""Great Falls Public

Belt Public

Cascade — Wedsworth Memorial

Great Falls Westside Branch



-Mrs. Alma S. Jacobs, Coordinator ....

.Mrs. Violet McGee

.Mrs. Helen Warehime

..Mrs. Agonia Lauckner



81,071
18,061
55,357

(757>
(604)



Pondera County ....
Conrad Public
Vaher Public ..



7,653

Mrs. Jane Holmes (2,665)

Mrs. Margaret Holm (724)



Northwest Federation of Libraries — Totals
Lincoln County
"""Libby — Lincoln County



52,382

.Mrs. Inez Herrig, Coordinator 12,537



Flathead Coimty

Kalispell — Flathead County
Whitefish Pubhc



.Mrs. Mabel M. Brewer 30,000

.Mrs. Elizabeth P. Schafer 2,965



Sanders County (Contracts with Lincoln County for service) 6,880

Dixon Public (Assoc.) Mrs. Don Grazier

Hot Springs Public Mrs. Blanch Bradv (585)

Plains Pubhc Mrs. Herb Goodrich (769)

Thompson Falls Public Mrs. Vera Kemmerer (1,274)



Sagebrush Federation of Libraries — Totals

Custer County

"""Miles City Public



..Mrs. Clare M. Smith,



40,099

13,227

Coordinator .... (9,665)



Carter County — Bookmobile Service



2,493



Dawson County

Glendive PubUc



12,314

.Mrs. Marie MacDonald (7,058)



Fallon County

Baker — Fallon County Mrs. Alice O. Newell



3,997



Garfield County

Jordan — Garfield County Mrs. Doris M. Mart



1,981



Rosebud County

Forsyth — Rosebud County Mrs. Beth Makin 6,187



Yellowstone Federation — Totals 57,452

Yellowstone County

"""Billings Public Shirley Hake, Coordinator 52,851

Laurel Public Mrs. I3ale Shuey 4,601



TOTALS 587,386



"1960 Census
•"Source of Taxable Valuation of Area: "Tax Levies for the Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 1967 and Ending

June 30, 1968", Montana Taxpayers' Association and County Records.
••"Federation Headquarters

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THE YEAR 1967-1968 (Continued)



Taxable
Valuation

of Aroa
Taxed "o



MILL LEVY



City County



TOTAL INCOME



By
Taxes



By
Other



Total
Expended



Books
Added



Total
Books



Total H s./

Circulation Wk.



76,325



11,777



85,818 8,137



83,282



283,376



17,498,073


3.80


64,600


11.432
200


76,032
96


7,199
231


46,015
3,523


195,900
574


72
2


2,879,915


2.00


5,920




5,517


407


21,649


24,558
5,026


20


6,601,703














31,041


....



(370,070) 3.00

(296,358) 2.00
8,437,655 0.47



1,632


145


1,231


200


1,700


5,870


8


613




481


10


4,050


18,000


5


3,560




2,461


90


6,345


2,407


18


240.608


15,666


263,170


11.135


152,446


483,816




27.879














204,484


15,666


255,339


10,296


138,884


425,684


69


608




608






6,636
10,830


15
14

22



26.663.701
45.441,800
(329,222)
(359,418)



1.03



4.50
App.



12,757 068
(2.675 706)
(518.816)


2.50
3.00


1.00


(14,000)
6,689
918




(14,000)
6,689
534


,501
338


10.278
3.284


31,049
9,617


41

18


14,220,633




2.19


154,302

34,336


23,304

22,363


127,846

49,603


8,013

1,520


158,744

45,528


472,930
117,580


40


39.681.513

(1.835.838)

(1,897,239)


3.od

3.50


1.28


76,572
28.248
10,273
(1,800)


595


61,960
10,736
(1,800)


2,702
803


80,932
14,712


277,168
26,758


48
28



13,701,713



1.00



(12,000)



(346,703) 4.00
(667,396) 3.00
(790,537) 2.50



1,261
2,041
1,571



137
151

58



(12,000) 1,881



2,933



1,320
1,843
2,384



551
250
306



2,972
6,430

5,237



17,162,958



0.56



9,684
(4,000)



7,060
(4,000)



474



8,000



21,140



7.778
11 478
11,028



26,503



12

n

15



12.971,467 ......

(6,278,424) 3.50


0.25


73,719

25,68.5


25,092

24,912


91,601

46,687


4,950

2,302


93,037
46,802


287,571
131,451


50


4,594,147


0.70


(4,000)




(4,000)






10,950




15.731.778

(5,016,093) 1.00


l.OO


15.000

9000

(4,000)




23,998
(4,000)


1,377


23,208


67,866


47



30



4,738,303



1.00



4 750
(1.500)



3,906
(1,500)



76



3,027



9,703



20



10,863,486



0.89



50,956,989 4.50
2,278.118 3.50



9.600
(6,000)



180



228,627 43,968



9,950 721

(6,000)



12,000



277,689 19,576



124,453



41,098 34



457,761



220.500 43,950 262,454 18,683 109,453 428.517 66

8,127 18 15.235 893 15,000 29,244 30



81,375.056 $141,912 §1.451,078 89,863 1,351,830 3.523,898



(Blank spaces indicate incomplete information.)

( ) Parentheses show that this figure is included elsewhere.

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