Delaware Association of School Librarians (DASL)



  1. supports and improves school library media programs in the state of Delaware.
  2. interprets the value of these programs to school administrators, teachers, and the public.
  3. cooperates with other professional associations concerned with the welfare of children and young adults.
  4. supports the right of all individuals to have access to ideas and information.
  5. assumes the authority to act, in conformance with the policies of the Delaware Library Association, with respect to matters which pertain to school libraries.

DLA Handbook, p. 27.

What’s New:

Spring Meeting: DASL Report
Fall Newsletter: DASL Fall 2017 Newsletter
Spring Newsletter: DASL Spring 2017 Update
Winter Newsletter: DASL Winter 2017 Newsletter
September 22nd, 2016: DASL Update
Fall Newsletter: DASL Fall 2016 Newsletter

Festival of Words

Save the date!  The next Festival of Words is on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at McKean HS

Keynotes: Nic Stone (Dear Martin– October release) and  yes, Jeff Zentner (Goodbye Days and The Serpent King)!

DASL Awards

Nominate your school librarian or administrator! —


The officers and the past president are the Executive Board of the Division.


Rachel West
Appoquinimink Community Library
651 N. Broad St.
Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: (302) 378-5588

Vice President|President-Elect/Conference Committee Chair

Kim Read
St. George’s Technical High School
555 Hyatt’s Corner Rd.
Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: (302) 449-3360


Tamara Carr, MLIS AHIP
Lake Forest High School Media Specialist
5407 Killens Pond Rd
Felton, DE 19943
Phone: (302) 284-9291 ext. 201


Jennifer O’Neill
Heritage Elementary School
2815 Highlands Lane
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: (302) 454 – 3424 x 131

Past President

Jen Delgado
Henry B. du Pont Middle School
735 Meeting House Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
Phone: (302) 239-3420