Welcome to the Youth Services Section!

Section Mission:

The object of the Youth Services Section shall be to promote library service to youth; to promote the profession of youth librarianship; to further the awareness of youth within the profession as well as the community at large, and to aid in implementing standards for public library services for children and young adults in Massachusetts.

Check the MLA Calendar for dates and locations around the state. All members are welcome at meetings, either in person or virtually.

Section Committee:


Chair

 

Erin Daly

 

Chicopee Public Library

 

edaly@cwmars.org

Secretary

 

Jessica Lamarre

 

Duxbury Public Library

 

jlamarre@ocln.org

Past Chair

 

Sharon Colvin

 

Chelmsford Public Library

 

scolvin@mvlc.org

Conference Committee Liaison


Erin Daly


Chicopee Public Library


edaly@cwmars.org


At-Large Metrowest

Robin Brenner

 
Public Library of Brookline

 


At-Large Northeast


Vacant


 

 

At-Large Southeast

 

Vacant



At-Large Western

 
Meg Anastasi

 
       

Meekins Library, Williamsburg

 


 

Helpful Resources: 

MLA Standards for Public Library Service to Children in Massachusetts

MSLA and YSS/MLA Joint Statements

YSS Bylaws - amended March 2012

The 2010 revision of the Standards for Public Library Service to Young Adults in Massachusetts has been approved by the MLA Executive Board and YSS members voted to approve it at the YSS Annual Meeting during the MLA conference last April.

 

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