About Us

Mission Statement

The Delaware County District Library serves as the public information provider for our community, using traditional and innovative technology to encourage curiosity, free inquiry, and lifelong learning in a friendly environment.

Vision Statement

The Delaware County District Library (DCDL) and its branches are vibrant centers of activity for residents and visitors in Delaware County. DCDL provides an inviting environment that encourages reading, learning, community discussion, and supports lifelong discovery. We are proud to be recognized for engaging minds, expanding opportunities, and improving the quality of life for Delaware County residents.

Library Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Library. They set Library policy, hire and supervise the Director and Fiscal Officer, approve the Library’s budget and financial practices, and create the Library’s strategic plans. Four board members are appointed by Delaware County Commissioners while the other three board seats come from Court of Common Pleas appointments.

Members of the Board

Board Member Name, Position Appointing Body Term Expiration
Michael Butler, President Commissioners December 31, 2021
Holly Quaine, Vice President Commissioners December 31, 2025
Ceena Dinovo Baker, Secretary Judge December 31, 2022
Bradley Allen Commissioners December 31, 2023
Brenda Eldridge Commissioners December 31, 2020
Nickolas K. McCoy Judge December 31, 2024
Scott Tiede Judge December 31, 2026

 

2020 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are normally held on the third Tuesday of each month starting at 5:00 PM and are open to the public. Meetings rotate between all Delaware County District Library locations. Agendas will be posted prior to the meetings. If you have any questions or comments for the Delaware County District Library Board of Trustees, please submit them to board@delawarelibrary.org. For past meeting minutes, agendas or inquiries, please contact us.

January 21 Delaware Main Library Agenda (Organizational)
Agenda (Regular)
Minutes
February 18 Orange Branch Library Agenda (Records)
Agenda (Regular)
Records Minutes
Regular Minutes
March 17 Delaware Main Library CANCELED
April 21 Orange Branch Library / Virtual Agenda, Recording Minutes
May 19 Ostrander Branch Library / Virtual Agenda, Recording Minutes
June 16 Powell Branch Library or Greater Powell Area / Virtual Agenda, Recording Minutes
July 21
* Special Meeting – July 13
Special Meeting – Board Retreat TBD / Virtual Agenda, Recording Minutes
August 18 Delaware Main Library / Virtual Agenda, Recording Minutes
September 15 Orange Branch Library Agenda, Recording Minutes
October 20 Powell Branch Library or Greater Powell Area Agenda, Recording Minutes
November 17 Orange Branch Library Agenda, Recording
December 1 Delaware Main Library
January 19, 2021 Delaware Main Library

 

More about your library

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History

For over 100 years, the Delaware County District Library has been dedicated to serving the interests and changing needs of our customers through a variety of resources, materials, programs, and services.

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Staff

Please contact us with any questions.

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Strategic Plan

Participants in a Community Visioning Workshop in 2012 helped develop the Strategic Plan that the Library currently seeks to serve.

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Media Requests

For more information on the stories, programs, and services found at Delaware County District Library or general media inquiries, please contact

The Communications Department offices are located at the Delaware Main Library, 84 E. Winter Street, Delaware, OH 43015.

The Delaware County District Library serves as the public information provider for our community, using traditional and innovative technology to encourage curiosity, free inquiry, and lifelong learning in a friendly environment.