The School Library System Council is a body representative of the users and providers of system services.  Its charge includes:
    • Advocating for school library system services within the school community and beyond.
    • Envisioning future services through long range planning.
    • Monitoring and evaluating current services for viability.
    • Seting policy for school library system services.
    • Approving and overseeing the school library system budgets.
    • Ensuring that New York State regulations concerning school library systems are followed.


    Council Schedule for the 2017-18 School Year: 





    Oct. 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

    Costello Conference Center

    Council Meeting, only


    February 15, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

    Costello Conference Center

    Council/CC Combined Meeting


    April 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

    Costello Conference Center

    Council Meeting, only


    May 22, 10:15-11:45 a.m.

    Vernon Downs Conference Center

    @ Admin/Awards Breakfast. Combined Council/CC Meeting.

  • Madison-Oneida Area School Library System services are developed with the assistance of the School Library System Council and  SLS Communication Coordinators.

    The School Library System Council is mandated in New York State Education Regulation Section 90.18(2) .  Our Bylaws can be found here.

    The School Library System's Mission:  Improving student learning through excellence in school library programs.

    School Library System Council Members:

    Term Ends Name School / Organization Title
    06/30/2020 Tracy Mammone, Council Chair (July 1, 2016- June 30, 2018) Canastota CSD School Librarian
    06/30/2020 Cindy Stocker Stockbridge Valley CSD Superintendent
    06/30/2019 Marc Wildman Central NY Library Resources Council Executive Director
    06/30/2019 Kristin Strohmeyer Hamilton College Research & Outreach Librarian
    Laura Winchester Madison CSD School Librarian
      Vacant Hamilton CSD  
    06/20/2018 Jackie Buzzard  VVS CSD School Librarian
    06/30/2018 Kalpana Lennox Oneida CSD School Librarian
    06/30/2018  Louise Rutherford Camden CSD Assistant Superintendent
    06/30/2018 Kelli Ramer NYSSD Teacher
    06/30/2018 Tina Toglia Rome CSD School Librarian
    06/30/2018 Heather Urtz  Mid York Library System Librarian
    06/30/2018 Jackie Groves Morrisville-Eaton Board Member
    ex-officio Sue LeBlanc MOB SLS Director

    2016-17 SLS Council Minutes:


    SLS Mini Grants Committee: Tracy Mammone, Louise Rutherford, Tina Toglia

    SLS Ebooks Committee: Amy Austin, Tina Laramie, Zoe Hicks