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Roles & Responsibilities

Check the Delaware Code for updates to DE Library Laws.

Library Services and Technology Act

LSTA Plan, 2023 and on

LSTA Plan, 2018 – 2022

LSTA Plan, 2008 – 2012

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Guiding Principles

The Council On Libraries’ Guiding Principles in advising the Delaware Division of Libraries and carrying out their functions are:

  • Ensure state-of-the-art library facilities and services
  • Establish and implement overarching policies and guidelines and protect Intellectual Freedom
  • Represent and anticipate the needs of the public
  • Assure parity in representation among libraries across the state
    • Safeguard nonpartisan equity in support for libraries
    • Provide a Forum where libraries throughout the state have a common ground and equal voice to address concerns and ensure excellence in library service statewide
    • Act as arbitrator and adjudicate decisions that can’t be resolved in other levels

Adopted 8/12/2021

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