"Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." Lady Bird Johnson
The Eastern Shore Regional Library, Inc. is a state-funded non-profit with the goal of providing resources and support for the eight county library systems on Maryland's Eastern Shore. ESRL is managed by an Administrator who reports to the Board of Trustees.
The ESRL Board meets quarterly. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 10:30am at Denton in Caroline County. The address is 100 Market St., Denton, MD 21629.
BOARD MEMBERSJohn Walden; Director of Queen Anne's County Free Library
Debby Bennett; Executive Director of Caroline County Public Library
Jacqueline Adams; Director of Kent County Public Library
Frances Cresswell; Director of Dorchester County Public Library
Ed Goyda; Director of Somerset County Public Library
Jennifer Ranck; Director of Worcester County Public Library
Dana Newman; Director of Talbot County Free Library
Andrea Berstler; Executive Director of Wicomico Public Libraries
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Prior years' minutes available upon requestFY2015
9/16/2014, 12/15/2014, 03/17/2015, and 06/04/2015.
10/27/2015, 01/14/2016, 03/10/2016, and 06/09/2016.
09/15/2016, 12/08/2016, 03/09/2017, and 06/08/2017
BOARD OFFICERSSecretary: John Venditta, ESRL, Ex-Officio
All officers serve one-year terms starting on July 1st.
President: Ed Goyda
VP: John Walden