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Build a better Delaware, vote for library supporters

Delaware Library Association's Legislative Action Committee Chair, Catherine Wimberley, shares an election-eve message for all Delawareans. 


Telehealth Comes to Delaware Libraries

Delaware libraries are expanding their services to offer telehealth kiosks, providing local residents with greater access to healthcare resources.


Delaware Libraries are Committed to Students!

With new challenges come new solutions.

The Delaware Department of Education and the Delaware Division of Libraries have partnered to help students become better readers any time of the year. With the Sora app from OverDrive, Delaware students can now access thousands of digital books for free on their tablets, phones, and other devices. The partnership also enables students to borrow seamlessly from Delaware Libraries’ Overdrive eBook collection.


SB195 Passes - New Info Literacy Standards with School Librarians

We are glad to bring you some good news today about Delaware school libraries. SB195, the Media Literacy bill establishing statewide standards in Delaware schools, has passed the Assembly and is waiting for the Governor’s signature!


Delaware - A Library Card For Everyone

Library cards are useful for many reasons. They give community members access to endless amounts of books through a public library’s physical collection, online collections, and interlibrary collections. Library cards also open the door to all types of resources and educational materials. Whether someone is looking to build language skills or computer skills, the library is the place that holds all of the help needed to succeed. Here's how you can get a Delaware Library card today!


Dolly Parton Imagination Library Expands Across Delaware

The Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton, has set her sights on expanding her Imagination Library across Delaware.


Delaware Legislative Candidates Support Libraries - November 2022 Election

The Delaware Library Association, with assistance from EveryLibrary, recently conducted a survey of all candidates running for seats in the Delaware General Assembly to gauge their support for school and public libraries.


Governor Carney Announces $40 Million in ARPA Funds for Delaware Library Constrution

We are thrilled to share the news from Gov. Carney today that the state is dedicating $40 million in ARPA funding to accelerate the construction of nine new or remodeled libraries across Delaware!


DLA Endorses SB195 Media Literacy Standards for K-12 Schools

The Delaware Library Association has voted to endorse SB 195, a bill to create a new Media Literacy Standard in public schools.


Digital Literacy for Every Delawarean

Delaware Libraries have launched a new tool that specifically targets digital literacy. Northstar Digital Literacy is an online training tool that was launched in August 2021 and provides basic computer skills training and digital literacy tips. 

 


Get a Delaware Library Card Today!

When you sign up online you gain access right away to all eMedia! Download eBooks, read eMagazines, use online resources for FREE! Then, contact your public library to transfer your online account to a full account.

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