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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.

Section Chair:

Erin Daly
Chicopee Public Library
449 Front Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
Phone: 413-594-1800

Section Committee:

Past Chair Sharon Colvin           Chelmsford Public Library                                                   
Secretary Jessica Lamarre Duxbury Public Library
Conference Committee Liaison Erin Daly Chicopee Public Library
At-Large Metrowest Robin Brenner Brookline Public Library
At-Large West Meg Anastasi Meekins Library
At-Large Northeast Vacant   
At-Large Southeast Vacant  

Meeting Schedule:

Visit the MLA Calendar for meeting dates and locations.

Helpful Resources:

YSS Bylaws - amended March 2012

MLA Standards for Public Library Service to Children in Massachusetts
MLA Standards for Public Library Service to Young Adults in Massachusetts 

MSLA and YSS/MLA Joint Statements:
     Statement on School/Public Library Collaboration (Adopted 2006)
     School/Public Library Services to ChildrenA Common Purpose with Similarities and Differences
     Joint Statement on Collection Development in Schools and Public Libraries 

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