Delaware

Dr. Annie Norman is State Librarian of Delaware and Director of the Delaware Division of Libraries.  Under her leadership, the Delaware Library Catalog was established; currently 74 participating libraries are sharing 2.5 million items for the benefit of Delawareans. Delaware Libraries launched Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in 2020; now every Delawarean under age 5 is eligible statewide.

Norman received her Doctorate of Education in Innovation and Organizational Leadership from Wilmington University and is a recipient of the Audrey K. Doberstein Award for Leadership for her dissertation, Librarians’ Leadership for Lifelong Learning. She is the first librarian to be inducted into the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.