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Division of Library Development

Welcome to the CT State Library, Division of Library Development!

Welcome to the CT State Library's Division of Library Development!  We are a library for librarians, helping those working in libraries across the state bring resources, programs, and services to their patrons. 

The DLD is located in the CT State Library's Middletown Service Center (MLSC), 786 South Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457.  Our main phone number is 860-704-2200.  A directory of DLD staff can be found on our Contact Us page. 

The Service Center is open and ready to welcome you between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday!

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DLD Staff Directory

Individual photos of some of the staff at DLD against a gradient blue background

Dawn La Valle
Division Director
Fax: 860-757-6503

Abbey Lynch
Library Technical Assistant

Ashley Sklar
Adult Services & Community Engagement Consultant

Barbara Ghilardi
State Data Coordinator

Brad Bullis
Digital Content & Innovation Coordinator

Christine Gauvreau
LSTA & E-rate Coordinator

Gail Hurley
Professional Development Coordinator

Julie Owens
Library Technical Assistant

Kymberlee Powe
Children's/YA Consultant

Melvin Resto
Supervisor of Transportation Operations
860-566-1100 x306 

Suzanne Kiss
Administrative Assistant

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