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New Castle County Libraries Receives a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant

June 28, 2023—New Castle—New Castle County Libraries is one of 62 organizations nationwide selected to receive a 2023-2024 NEA Big Read grant. 


Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long, Gov. John Carney Promote Affordable Internet Access for All

DOVER, Del. – Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Governor John Carney, and community leaders are encouraging Delawareans to check their eligibility for free or low-cost internet options as Delaware kicks off summer learning and enrichment activities


My Very Own Library Grade-Level Reading

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


Master P, 'Living Single' stars, other celebs set for free events at Wilmington Library

Hip-hop mogul Master P, the guy Google recently mixed up with singer Luther Vandross, is coming to the Wilmington Public Library after summer ends.


Delaware Farm Bureau Program Increases Specialty Crop Knowledge in Youth

With a goal to educate children about the variety of specialty crops grown in Delaware, a program called “Read It and Eat: Teaching Children about Specialty Crops through Books in School Libraries” was created.


Delaware Division of the Arts Secures National Funding for Delaware Creative Aging Program

Wilmington, Del. (August 3, 2023) – The Delaware Division of the Arts recently secured new funding from a national grant program to advance creative aging programs for adults aged 55+ in Delaware.


Construction begins for new library in Harrington

(Harrington, DE) -- Construction is officially underway for a new library in Kent County.


Delaware Maritime History series kicks off Sept. 8 at Lewes library

Delaware’s rich maritime history will come to life with a series of lectures, music and historical theater performances throughout September, presented by Lewes Public Library and the Zwaanendael Museum.


Auto Renewal

Have you ever wished you could automatically keep your library book for a longer period of time? 


Celebrating telehealth library expansion

State officials gathered at the Wilmington Library on Thursday, August 10, 2023, to celebrate the expansion of the Telehealth Kiosk Program at state libraries.


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