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Executive Board

 Chair   Secretary  Past-Chair  Chair-Elect   Treasurer
 Elizabeth Hensley  Samantha Thomason  Mimi Games  Leigh Ann Martin  Linda Wirth
 Prince William Public Library
 Central Rappahannock
 Regional Library
 Library of Congress  University of Richmond  Retired

Advisory Council

 Helen McManus  Polly Khater  Andrea Britten  Jessica Robertson  Carolina Saccucci  Camilla Williams
 George Mason
 Alexandria Library  Carnegie Endowment
 for International Peace
 Library of Congress  Library of Congress  Library of Congress
 VirginiaVirginia  Washington DC  Washington DC  Maryland  Maryland

    PTPL is now accepting applications for PTPL Scholarship 2024 

    DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 26, 2024 at 11:59 PM EDT

    Congratulations to the 2023 PTPL Scholarship winners, Megan Goldfarb !

    About Us

    Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) is a professional organization for technical services librarians in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, which meets annually in the fall of the year. PTPL has served technical services librarians since 1923, and continues to support their ongoing professional development and continuing education.

    Membership is open to anyone interested in the goals of the organization, for a nominal fee. Visit the Membership page for details.

    For general information about PTPL, contact PTPL admin.


    The PTPL gavel was made by Dorman S. Camden, the husband of past chair Beth Picknally, in 2002. The gavel is hand-carved boxwood.

    PTPL Chair for 2023-2024:

    Elizabeth Hensley

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