"The major functions of the State Library are to provide direct library and information service in support of the executive and legislative branches of Missouri state government, to provide library service to blind and physically handicapped residents of Missouri, and to promote the development and improvement of library services throughout the state."
“MSL meets the information needs of Montana government agency management and staff, ensures all Montana citizens have access to information created by their government, supports the role of all Montana libraries in delivering quality library content and services to their patrons.”
"The mission of the Nebraska Library Commission is statewide promotion, development, and coordination of library and information services. As the state library agency, the Commission is an advocate for the library and information service needs of all Nebraskans."
“The Nevada State Library and Archives serves as the foundation of Nevada democracy by providing full access to a range of information services that enhance the quality of life for all and center on creating an educated and enlightened citizenry while supporting the best interests of the state of Nevada. In support of this mission, the agency serves government, libraries, business, and citizens by providing a range of information services.”
The New Hampshire State Library’s mission is to "Promote excellence in libraries and library services to all New Hampshirites; Assist libraries and the people of New Hampshire with rapid access to library and informational resources through the development and coordination of a statewide library/information system; Meet the informational needs of New Hampshire state, county, and municipal governments and its libraries; andServe as a resource center on New Hampshire."
"The New Mexico State Library is committed to providing leadership that promotes effective library services and access to information to all citizens of New Mexico. The State Library provides services that support public libraries as well as delivers direct library services to rural populations, state agencies, the visually impaired and physically disabled, and students and citizens conducting research."
"The New York State Library is part of the Office of Cultural Education, within the New York State Education Department. The Library serves three major constituencies: The Research Library, The Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) and The Division of Library Development."
"Providing access to information for North Dakotans is the mission of the North Dakota State Library. The State Library specializes in state-of-the-art information services to libraries, state agencies, and the general public. The State Library assumes a leadership role in promoting the development of library service for all North Dakota residents."