School Library Media Program

The Maryland State Department of Education's School Library Media Program provides leadership, coordination, and support services for the implementation of the Maryland School Library Media Standards for Learners, Librarians, and Libraries

The School Library Media Specialist is a leader, teacher, instructional partner, program administrator, and information specialist who is instrumental in creating an equitable, welcoming, and flexible space that encourages creativity, critical thinking and problem solving to ensure college and career success.

Maryland School Libraries Annual Report 2021-22
To request a previous years report contact laura.hicks@maryland.gov.
Southwestern Baltimore Charter School library media center
Photo courtesy: Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project



MDK12 Digital Library

The MDK12 Digital Library is a statewide purchasing consortium created to serve all 24 Local School Systems and non-public schools in Maryland. The project has existed under state statute Section §7-9A-01 through §7-9A-05 Annotated Code of Maryland since 2009 and is coordinated through the MSDE, Office of Instructional Technology and School Library Media.




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School Library Media Resources


Contact:

Laura Hicks
Education Specialist, Instructional Technology and School Library Media
Office: (410) 767-0534
laura.hicks@maryland.gov