"A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded." Lemony Snicket
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, September 12th, 2019 at 10:30am at the Tri-County Building in Salisbury.
BOARD MEMBERSJanet Salazar; 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
Crystal Henningsen; 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
Ashley Teagle; 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
09/14/2017, 12/07/2017, 03/08/2018, and 05/24/2018.
09/18/2018, 12/04/2018, and 03/14/2019.
BOARD OFFICERSSecretary: John Venditta, ESRL, Ex-Officio
All officers serve one-year terms starting on July 1st.
President: Jacqueline Adams
VP: Crystal Henningsen