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Library Launches New Search Functionality

On June 13, 2023, the University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press moved its catalog, DELCAT, to a new cloud-based services platform, providing students, faculty and researchers with an enhanced, user-friendly discovery experience with simplified searching.

Online Services

New Castle Libraries offer a abundant array of online services for patrons. Please read more to discover all of the services available online for patrons.

Milton Public Library-Seed Library

If you’re located in or around Milton, Delaware, and you’d like to get into gardening this summer, you’re in luck.


Read newspapers, journals, electronic books, and more without leaving your computer.


Congratulations to the Frankford Public Library!

Delaware Literary Travel

If you’re a Delaware resident and you don’t plan to go out of state for your summer vacation, a “staycation” can be just as fun and rewarding.

Wilmington library receives high honor

The Wilmington Library is being honored as one of the best libraries in America.

Genealogy Lib Guide

Delaware libraries offer access to genealogical resources. 

Resources at Dover Public Library

There are many great resources available at the Dover Public Library. There are resources such as genealogy resources, links to Overdrive, Kanopy and more. Read more for further information about each resource. 

Passenger Railway Station Coming to Lewes Public Library

After over four years of planning, and approvals from DelDOT and the City of Lewes, a collaborative effort between the Lewes Public Library, Lewes in Bloom’s committee Art in Bloom, Lewes Parks & Recreation Commission and Schell Brothers is poised to start construction the week of June 5, 2023.

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