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Who We Are: We are library professionals, at all levels, dedicated to providing quality services to children, young adults, and families across North Carolina.

What we offer our members: We provide opportunities for our members to increase their knowledge and understanding of library related issues, materials, services, and trends related to youth and families.


Board Members

 
Lisa Donaldson, Chair
Henderson County Public Library
ldonaldson@henderson.lib.nc.us  
 
Matt Mano, Vice Chair/Chair Elect
Onslow County Public Library
matthew_mano@onslowcountync.gov


Jewel Davis, Secretary
Belk Library, Appalachian State

davisja5@appstate.edu


Helen Yamamoto, Treasurer
Morrisville Community Library
hyamamoto@wakegov.com


Jen Pace Dickenson, Director of Membership and Communications
Polk County Public Libraries
jdickenson@polklibrary.org
 
Jessica Reid, Director at Large

Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries

jreid@cmlibrary.org


Julianne Dunn, Scholarships Chair

Massey Hill Classical High School
juliannedunn@ccs.k12.nc.us
 
Janet West, NC Book Award Rep
Fuquay Community Library
janet.west@wakegov.com
 
Jasmine Rockwell, State Youth Consultant
NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources
jasmine.rockwell@ncdcr.gov 
 
Joan Sherif, PLS Liaison    
Northwestern Regional Library
jsherif@nwrl.org



YSS Bylaws


Join us!

As a member of Youth Services Section, you are:

  • Expressing dedication to your career and library profession by working as an advocate to support library services to youth and families.
  • Part of a community of library professionals willing to share their knowledge and expertise on best practices and practical tips through our member email list and YSS sponsored events.
  • In a position to make a difference and impact library services around the state.
  • Eligible for YSS grants, scholarships, and discounts at NCLA events.

2019 Diverse Books Grant recipients with YSS Chair Lisa Donaldson

We partner with the State Library, local associations and sections of NCLA to offer professional enrichment.  Some events include:

  • Biennial fall retreat
  • Summer Reading workshops
  • Sponsored conference events

How do I join?

All NCLA members are eligible to join YSS.  If you are new to NCLA, your membership includes one section choice at no charge. If you would like to add YSS to your current membership, there is only a $5 charge.


Upcoming Events 

Save the date!
2020 Youth Services Virtual Retreat
Link Up: Create. Connect. Collaborate.
Thursdays: Oct. 15, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5


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