League of Women Voters - Whether you're interested in voter information, civic participation, or current public policy issues such as election reform, campaign finance reform and health care, you have come to the right place. This web site not only gives you the most up-to-date information, it provides you with the tools to get involved in the democratic process at the federal, state and local levels. We invite each of you to visit our interactive center - the place to go to get connected to your elected officials and media representatives.
MAPLA - Maryland Association of Public Library Administrators. MAPLA is an organization of public, regional, and state library administrative officers advocating for excellent public library services for all Maryland residents. Our vision is that residents of Maryland will know that public libraries are essential and fundamental to their quality of life.
MLA - Maryland Library Association. MLA is active in keeping its members apprised of the Legislative news from Annapolis and Washington, DC.
MLA's Engage Site - Visit the Engage site and find action items where you can contact federal and state officials electronically regarding current legislative issues.
MLA's Legislative Panel Blog - Visit the MLA Legislative Panel Blog for information on legislation and issues that impact Maryland's libraries.
MD Library Leadership Institute - A program coordinated by MLA to develop leaders for MD Libraries.
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Library Development and Services (DLDS) - As the state library agency, the Division administers state and federal programs to improve libraries throughout Maryland. Under the Division are two branches: Public Libraries and State Networking and the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The Maryland Advisory Council on Libraries advises the Division. The Division of Library Development and Services guides and develops statewide Maryland public library network services through leadership and consultation in technology, training, marketing, funding, resource sharing, research and planning, so that Maryland libraries can fulfill their missions now and in the future to the people of Maryland.
SAILOR - Sailor is a project of Maryland Public Libraries that leverages Internet technology to facilitate Maryland resident access to information anywhere, anytime at no charge.
United for Libraries - United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, brings together library trustees, friends, and advocates to speak out on behalf of library services and free public access to information. United for Libraries is a strong network of library supporters who advocate for and promote libraries and the social and intellectual centers of communities and campuses nationwide.