Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Boards > Library Board

The Library board has nine members, and acts in an advisory capacity to the manager and the assembly in the administration of Libraries. It initiates and recommends proposed ordinances and regulations pertaining to libraries; it reviews the budget of the libraries and make recommendations for proposed annual budgets. It make investigations and reviews in the general field of libraries considered beneficial to providing library services within the borough, and recommends programs and expenditures for the promotion of library services.

The Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The location varies. There are no meetings in June, July, and December.

MSB Libraries

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Libraries are the five Public Libraries in the borough outside of incorporated cities. They are in Big Lake, Sutton, Talkeetna, Trapper Creek and Willow.

Library Collection Policy

Selection of any library material is made on the basis of its perceived value or interest to those served by the public libraries of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Materials are selected for all ages and various education and comprehension levels based on the selection policy.

The policy is available to download here or for review upon request at each library.

Download Library Collection Policy

Challenged Materials Review Committee

Books in Mat-Su Libraries are currently being challenged and the Challenged Materials Review Committee will be meeting. See the link below to access the Committee page for a more comprehensive look into the Board, it's work, meeting times, and videos of board meetings.


Please check the Public Meetings schedule for specific meeting information.


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Agendas, Packets & Minutes

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