CML title
advocate support network

Citizens for Maryland Libraries (CML) works to build greater public awareness of the need for and services of our Maryland libraries. It is:

  • a strong statewide network of individuals and organizations - people who value Maryland libraries; and

  • the major voice of citizen advocates for library service and libraries across the state of Maryland.


Maryland Conference of Friends, Foundations, and Trustees

Saturday, September 19, 2015, Arbutus Branch, Baltimore County Public Library

Register online  |  Register by mail

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Join Today

Citizens for Maryland Libraries is a partnership between Library Professionals and the public that they serve. Advantages of joining include

  • Opportunity to network with other members in your profession
  • Learn about interacting with citizen based organizations
  • Gain insight into statewide and local advocacy efforts
  • Utilize the experience and knowledge of other CML members
  • Put your unique skills to use by serving on one of our committees (Marketing, Legislative, Programs, Finance, etc.)

To join CML, visit our membershipExternal web site site today

Mary Lou Dewey Advocacy and Awareness Grant

Congratulations to the Friends of Carroll County Library for their mini-golf tournament in support of the Battle of the Books.

Apply for the 2015 Dewey Award Now!

New Strategic Plan

CML Strategic Plan 2014-16.

Annual Report

2014 Annual Report now available

CML Meeting Schedule

September 12, 2015 - Board Meeting

September 19, 2015 - Friends Conference

November 2015 -- Annual Meeting