Public Library Division (PLD)

Description

The Public Library Division:

  1. promotes library service and librarianship within and for the public libraries of Delaware.
  2. cooperates in the promotion of general and joint enterprises within the Association and with other library groups, and represents and interprets public libraries in contacts outside the profession.
  3. takes full authority within the Delaware Library Association in respect to all programs and policies which concern only the area of public libraries in Delaware, and to act for the Association in this area.
  4. works to study, approve, and sponsor standards, laws and financial support for public libraries in coordination with the State Division of Libraries, the Delaware Library Trustee Association, Friends groups, and all other appropriate organizations.
  5. conducts activities and projects for improvement and extension of service in public libraries and for stimulation of the development of librarians and staff members engaged in public libraries in Delaware. To promote library service and librarianship within and for the public libraries of Delaware. The PLD cooperates in the promotion of general and joint enterprises within the Association and with other library groups, and to represent and interpret public libraries in contacts outside the profession.
    DLA Handbook, p. 31.

 

News/Updates

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Annual Meeting Minutes 2017
Annual Report and Agenda 2018

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

President

Alison Miller
Director
Rehoboth Beach Library
227 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone:(302)227-8044
alison.miller AT lib.de.us

Vice President|President-Elect/Conference Committee Chair

Ella Wilkerson
Assistant Director
Milford Public Library
11 SE Front Street
Milford, DE 19963
Phone:(302) 422-8996
ella.wilkerson AT lib.de.us

Secretary

Scott Businsky
Youth Services Librarian
Elsmere Library
30 Spruce Ave., Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone:(302)892-2210
scott.businsky AT newcastlede.gov

Past President

Pam Stevens
Route 9 Library
3022 New Castle Ave. 
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone:(302)657-8039
pamelastevens AT newcastlede.gov