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
Holly Quaine, President Commissioners December 31, 2025
Scott Tiede, Vice President Judge December 31, 2026
Connie Skinner, Secretary Commissioners December 31, 2027
Bradley Allen Commissioners December 31, 2023
Ceena Dinovo Baker Judge December 31, 2022
Nickolas K. McCoy Judge December 31, 2024
Beth Lear Commissioners December 31, 2028

 

2022 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 will take place in a Delaware County District Library locations or online. 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 18, 2022 Delaware Main Library Organizational & Regular Meetings
February 15 Delaware Main Library Records Commission & Regular Meetings
March 15 Delaware Main Library
April 19 Delaware Main Library
May 17 Delaware Main Library
June 21 Delaware Main Library
July 19 Delaware Main Library
August 16 Delaware Main Library
September 20 Liberty Branch Library (TBD)
October 18 Liberty Branch Library
November 15 Liberty Branch Library
December 20 Liberty Branch 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.