The Dauphin County Library System strengthens the community by promoting literacy and providing resources and services for information, education, and recreation.
The Library provides quality public library service to the residents of Dauphin County through 8 library locations, a website and a 24 hour automated phone line. DCLS is a private, non-profit corporation with 501 (c)(3) status. It is governed by a 17-member Board of Trustees, five appointed annually by the Dauphin County Commissioners, and twelve elected for three-year terms.
The Library operates according to a strategic plan developed by the Board of Trustees with community input. View the plan and make your comments here.
The Dauphin County Library System
The Dauphin County Library System is committed to:
The Dauphin County Library System serves as one of 29 District Library Centers designated by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries to take a leadership role in coordinating library services. DCLS and its participating public libraries form the Capital Area Library District, a service area with 22 public library facilities and 2 administrative offices in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties.
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