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



    - Assistant Director for Patron Services



Board of Trustees:

Board Members

Melinda Dermody - President
Lisa Moore - Vice President
Max Ruckdeschel - Membership
Tia Wright - Treasurer
Barbara MacDonald - Secretary

Douglas Arena    Dan Malay   
Katie Centolella    Cathryn McVearry   
Ping Cong    James Trevvett   
Jill Enright    Robin Young   
Teddy Lewandowski       
Silvia Macor       

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



Assistant Director for Patron Services - Job Description
To apply: Email your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to cdiede@cldandj.org

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: