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12 December 2017

Division of Library Development and Services Support

Mission

The Division of Library Development and Services provides leadership and support to Maryland Libraries to serve the changing needs of Maryland residents.

Grants

LSTA Grant Administration Web SiteExternal Web Site

Capital Grant Administration Web SiteExternal Web Site

eRate Overview

LSTA Information

Institute of Museum and Library ServicesExternal Web Site

2013 Maryland State Plan for Library Services and Technology Act

2008 Maryland State Plan for Library Services and Technology Act

County Library Capital Grants

FY 2010 Capital Project Grants Program Memo

Capital Needs Assessment SurveyExternal Web Site

USDA Grant Information

Community Facility Program Overview

Pre-application Checklist

SF-424 Application

SF-424a Budget Information - Non-Construction

SF-424b Assurances - Non-Construction

SF-424c Budget Information - Construction

SF-424d Assurances - Construction

Guide 5 - Financial Feasibility Report

Guide 6 - Preliminary Architectural Feasibility Report

Request for Environmental Information

Clearinghouse Review

Balance Sheet

Survey on Ensuring Equal Opportunity for Applicants

Operating Budget

Trustees

Trustees - MD Public Libraries

Trustee Manual - PDF

Trustee Manual for Maryland Library Trustees Presentation - PPT

Useful web sites

Citizens for Maryland LibrariesExternal Web Site
Citizens for Maryland Libraries website is a good sources for information for the trustees of Maryland Public Libraries.

Everyone LearnsExternal Web Site
Everyone learns is a database of Maryland Public library resources and services and includes Learning Stories, real stories of people who have benefitted from their library association.

Maryland Library Association - Trustees DivisionExternal Web Site
Maryland Library Association includes a division for Trustees with information on trustees events and purposes.

Annual Meeting for Trustees and Citizens for Maryland Libraries, 2012

Succession Planning for Board Members External Web Site - Paula Singer, The Singer Group

Creative Spaces in Public Libraries
James Kelly, Carroll County Public Library - Presentation - web site External Web Site
Michael Gannon, Prince George's County Memorial Library System - Presentation - PDF

Division of Library Development and Services

Deadlines

Check back for an updated list of deadlines soon!

Library Staff Programs

Public Librarian and Director Certification

MD Public Librarian and Director Certification Guide - PDF

Official Record of Contact Hours - PDF

Official Record of Academic Credit - PDF

MSL Application - PDF

Full Record of Continuing Education Units Form - PDF

Learning Portfolio - PDF

Learning Portfolio Example - PDF

Frequently Asked Questions - PDF

Certification Help Desk

Public Library Associate Education and Training

Education and Training Requirements Guide - PDF

Full Record of Continuing Education Activities - PDF

Learning Portfolio - PDF

Learning Portfolio Example - PDF

Official Record of Contact Hours - PDF

Official Record of Academic Credit - PDF

Library Associate Verification Record - Word

LATI Program Overview and Documents - MerlinExternal Web Site

Maryland Library Leadership InstituteExternal Web Site

Learning Libraries 3.0

WikiExternal Web Site

OverviewExternal Web Site

MERLIN - Maryland's Essential Source for Library Information NetworksExternal Web Site

Maryland Public Libraries

Internet Policy Form

Annual Internet Policy Review Form - Word

Maryland Public Library Statistics

View all past stats on the Sailor website

Maryland Directory of Public LibrariesExternal Web Site - PDF

Maryland eContent Advisory CommitteeExternal Web Site