Youth Services Division (YSD)
YSD works to:
- promote library service for youth librarianship within and for the public libraries in Delaware.
- cooperate in the promotion of general and joint
enterprises within the Association and with other library groups, and to represent and interpret library service to youth in contacts outside the profession.
- have full authority within the Delaware Library Association in respect to all programs and policies which concern only the area of library service to youth in Delaware, and to act for the Association in this area.
- study, approve, and sponsor standards, laws, and financial support for library service to youth in coordination with the State Division of Libraries, the Delaware Library Trustee Association, and all other appropriate organizations.
- conduct activities and projects for improvement and
extension of library service to youth and for stimulation of the
development of librarians and staff members engaged in library service to youth in Delaware.
DLA Handbook, p. 34.
- Interested in Young Adult Library Services? Check out YALSA’s initiative, #act4teens
- For information on current award nominees and previous winners, visit the Blue Hen Libguide.
The officers and the past president are the Executive Board of the Division. Vice Presidents are also part of the Conference Committee. (As of 2017, YSD has two-year terms.)
Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library
2nd and High Streets
Odessa, DE 19730
Phone: (302) 378-8838
Vice President|President-Elect/Conference Committee Chair
Delmar Public Library
101 N. Bi-State Blvd
Delmar, DE 19940
Phone: (302) 846-9894
Dover Public Library
35 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone: (302) 736-7030
Lewes Public Library
111 Adams Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-4633