Mission, Vision, and Plan:

Mission: The mission of the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville is to provide quality library service for the residents of DeWitt, Jamesville, and surrounding areas.

Vision: The Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville will be an essential asset to the DeWitt and Jamesville communities and serve as a center of community life. The Library will provide and promote free access to high quality resources to meet the information, educational, and cultural needs of the community.

Plan: 2023-2025 Strategic Plan

Staff Contacts:

Charles Diede - Executive Director



Cassidy Miller - Assistant Director for Technology



Alyssa Newton - Assistant Director for Patron Services



Briana Galea - Head of Children's Services



Board of Trustees:

Board Members

Katie Centolella - President
Lisa Moore - Vice President
Max Ruckdeschel - Membership
Tia Wright - Treasurer
Dan Malay - Secretary

Ben Clardy
Teddy Lewandowski
Amy McDonald
Cathryn McVearry
Melinda Dermody
Karin VanSlyke Beickert
Leanne Werbeck
Robin Young

Bylaws & Documents

CLD&J Bylaws
Public Comment Policy
Document Portal for CLD&J Board Meetings

Schedule of Meetings

Meetings are held at 5:30 pm.


January 18 (Annual)
February 15
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 19



No current openings.

Friends of the Library:

Friends Board Members

President - Kay Keough
Treasurer - Linda Cook
Special Events - Sharon Royce
Secretary - Ellen Boshe

Sharon Alestalo    Roxanne Kopecky   
Christina Deitz    Christine Lotto   

Schedule of Meetings

The Friends of the Library meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month in the Community Meeting Room at 5:30 pm unless otherwise indicated. (There will be no meetings in July or August.)

Giving Opportunities

Honor a friend or commemorate a special occasion with a tribute card.

Your past contributions have been invaluable in helping the Friends support the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville. We hope you will continue to support our efforts to raise the visibility of our Library and to help ensure it gets the resources it needs to serve our community.

Bylaws & Documents

Join The Friends!
DCL Friends Bylaws

Event Guide & Newsletter:

Event Guide

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Annual Reports: