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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When families visit their local libraries in Delaware, they have a lot more options than just borrowing books to return at a later date.
Older adults benefit substantially from exercise.
The Dover Public Library, in partnership with the City of Dover Parks & Recreation Department, maintains a number of Little Free Libraries in Dover parks.
The downtown Wilmington library is No. 3 on a new list titled “the 11 Most Beautiful Libraries in the United States.”