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Harrington Library Groundbreaking in Delaware

As the years have passed, the Harrington Public Library has been overlooked in terms of upgrades and renovations that would bring it to the level most public libraries sit at throughout the state.


Free eBooks, Free Online Magazines, and Free Streaming for Music and Movies with a Delaware Library Card

A library card grants patrons more than just access to printed books.


Free Museum Passes for Delaware Library Card Holders

Delaware residents who have a library card to access their local libraries also have the ability to reserve free museum passes.


Educator Cards

What is an Educator Card?
A special library card offered by Delaware Libraries for educators who wish to supplement their curriculum with expanded access to public library resources for children and teens.


Kanopy

Kanopy is now available to Delaware Libraries’ patrons!


Blunt Rochester Announces $275,000 In Community Project Funding To Expand Telehealth Kiosks To Delaware Libraries

LAUREL, Del. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) joined Dr. Annie Norman, Delaware State Librarian, community partners, and local elected officials at the Laurel Library in Laurel, DE to announce $275,000 in Community Project Funding for Delaware Libraries. 


History of the Library

There is evidence, in the form of a hand written receipt for dues, that the earliest Wilmington Library was first incorporated in 1754.


Federal Library Depository Program

The University of Delaware Library has been Congressionally designated as a depository library in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) since June 30, 1897. 


The Harrington Public Library gets a new home, one of 9 state libraries to get a federal boost

Since the 1970s, Harrington Public Library has operated out of makeshift facilities, including a trailer and an old funeral home.


Milford among 9 libraries to share $41 million in Rescue Plan money

Thanks to American Rescue Plan Act bucks, the Selbyville Public Library will be able to build a new library and move out of the stately home in which it’s now housed.


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