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Celebrate the Heart of Our Communities: Delaware Libraries Week 2024

April 7-13 marks the observance of an event cherished by the people of Delaware: Delaware Libraries Week 2024. This occasion is a wonderful moment to recognize our libraries' critical role within our communities. Delaware Libraries are celebrated as knowledge repositories and dynamic centers for learning, creativity, and inclusivity.

Pass the Delaware Libraries for All Act - HB299

The Delaware Libraries for All Act (HB299) is critical legislation that reinforces the right to read by affirming the importance of diversity, inclusivity, and democracy in public libraries.

FODL Board Endorses Delaware Libraries for All Act (HB299)

The Friends of Delaware Libraries (FODL) is proud to announce its official endorsement of the Delaware Libraries for All Act (HB299). This endorsement comes after careful review and consideration by the FODL Board on February 19, 2024.

My Very Own Library Grade-Level Reading

Research shows that when students build their own libraries, they learn to love reading. 

Read a Blue Hen Award Winner 2024

Congratulations to the 2024 Blue Hen Book Awards!

Delaware Library Stakeholders Endorse New State Standards Budget Level For Fiscal Year 2025

The Delaware Library Association (DLA) and the Friends of Delaware Libraries (FODL) endorse a recommendation by the Delaware Council on Libraries (COL) to increase State Standards funding to public libraries for the fiscal year 2025. This increase is a crucial step towards aligning operational funding with the State's investment in Public Library Construction over the past decade.

It's Literacy Month in Delaware, and You Can Help Spread the Word about Reading

On Tuesday, September 19th, Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney recognized the month of September as Literacy Month during a proclamation signing at the Wilmington Library.

The Importance of Obtaining a Delaware Library Card

In a world inundated with screens, streaming, and virtual connections, libraries in Delaware are serving the public as vital, tangible spaces where people of all ages can access a diverse suite of resources.

Delaware funding infusion will connect more school libraries to state system

Modernization, more new arrivals, and connecting school libraries to the Delaware Library Catalog will be made possible utilizing $1 million in the state operating budget. 

DHSS Library Information Resources for DHSS Employees & the Public

Libraries, by their very design, provide patrons with a wealth of information they can access by exploring the various shelves and sections throughout the establishment.

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