Public Library Development Team

Recent Updates

Staff Contacts

The fax number for all PLD staff is (608) 267-9207

team staff
Clockwise: John, Jamie, Ryan, Tessa, Denise, Terrie

The Wisconsin Division for Libraries and Technology's Public Library Development Team provides leadership, advocacy, assis­tance, planning, coordination, and funding for the improvement of public libraries and public library systems so that all Wisconsin residents have equitable access to information. If you have any questions on our services, review our current Work Plan or contact staff.

Library Governance and Administration

Library Technology

Library Science and Technology Act (LSTA)

Public Librarian Certification

Public Library Statistics and Annual Report

Library System Plans and Budget Guidelines

  • Lean System Study Work Group Recommendations
  • Form PI-2446 Public Library System Plan and Certification of Intent to Comply for Calendar Year 2016
  • Approved Library System Plans: 2013-2015

Youth and Special Services

Wisconsin Library Board Resources

  • Trustee Essentials: A Handbook for Wisconsin Public Library Trustees
  • Public Library Administration and Governance: FAQ


For questions about this information, contact John DeBacher (608) 267-9225