Newly elected 2016 board of trustee members for the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, from left to right: Claudia Bellony-Atanga (Charles); Martha Grahame (Calvert); Karen Eggert (Calvert); Carolyn Guy (St. Mary's); Sam Worsley (Charles); Celeste Fort (Calvert); Janice Walthour (St. Mary's); James Hanley (St. Mary's); and Sharan Marshall, Director, Southern Maryland Regional Library. Not pictured is Andrew Pizor (Charles).
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. (Feb. 24, 2016)—The Southern Maryland Regional Library Association welcomed two new members to its board of trustees during the annual corporation meeting on February 23. Janice Walthour and Martha Grahame joined eight other board members who are elected annually to serve a one-year term. The other eight who were elected are returning members, including the newly elected board officers: Karen Eggert, President; James Hanley, Vice President; and Celeste Fort, Treasurer.
The Southern Maryland Regional Library Association is a regional resource center for the public libraries in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties; providing library services for the staff and customers of public libraries throughout Southern Maryland. The board of trustees is composed of three members from each of the three county library boards.
The regional library was formed in 1959 to enhance the services provided by the county libraries. It is part of a state-wide resource network of three regional resource centers, working in collaboration with the State Library Resource Center, to provide efficient, economical and coordinated library services that the county library systems cannot adequately provide themselves.
For more information about the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, visit http://smrla.org or call 301-884-0436.