The Latest News from Delaware County Libraries

 Join Delaware County Libraries for a Summer of Exploration

June 3, 2022
School is winding down and that means it’s time for Summer Quest 2022! Summer Quest is a celebration of reading and learning that takes place in Delaware County libraries during the summer months.
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 Delaware County Libraries Awarded ARP-IMLS Grant

May 19, 2022
Delaware County Libraries has been awarded Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), available through the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL). 
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 This May, We're STEM Focused

May 16, 2022
Here at Delaware County Libraries, we have STEM on the brain for the month of May!
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 Delaware County Libraries Launches New Mobile App

April 3, 2022
April 3rd through 9th is National Library Week and Delaware County Libraries is celebrating in a big way-- by launching their new mobile app, DelcoReads. 
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 Teen Art Contest Voting Now Open

March 21, 2022
Thank you to all who entered our Third Annual Teen Art Contest! This year, artists submitted original artwork inspired by the Longwood Gardens Community Read theme of trees.
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 Delaware County Libraries Receives Grant for eBooks

March 7, 2022
The Library Foundation of Delaware County recently approved grant funding of $56,000 to grow the eBook and audiobook collections available to all Delaware County Libraries’ cardholders.
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 Delaware County Libraries Announces New Strategic Plan

March 1, 2022
On February 17, 2022, the Delaware County Library Board voted to approve a new strategic plan for the years 2021-2026. This strategic plan is a vision and road map for the collaborative partnerships that exist between the Delaware County Libraries District Center and the twenty-six member libraries across the community.
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 The 33rd Annual Young Poets Contest

February 28, 2022
For the 33rd year, the Mad Poets Society and Delaware County Libraries present the Delaware County Young Poets Contest. 
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 February Programs for Kids and Teens

February 7, 2022
Delaware County Libraries has some fun and exciting programs going on in February!
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 2021 Year in Review 

January 6, 2022
That's a wrap on 2021! Here's a look back at some highlights of our year here at Delaware County Libraries!
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 Delaware County Libraries Makes It Easier than Ever to Access Consumer Reports

December 22, 2021
Delaware County Libraries currently offers free access to Consumer Reports magazine and Consumer Reports Buying Guide for library cardholders. Starting December 21, it will be easier than ever to browse the magazine.
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 Delaware County Libraries Now Offer Automatic Renewal

August 26, 2021
You have plenty of things to worry about; renewing your library materials shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why we’re introducing Automatic Renewals. 
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 Delaware County Daily Times Archives Now Available

August 3, 2021
Historians and genealogists are now able to access the Delaware County Daily Times from its inception until today, thanks to a project that filled in the “gap years” of 1977-1994.
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 Join Us This Summer For Wildlife Education Programs

June 7, 2021
For the third year in a row, The Community’s Foundation (TCF) has awarded The Library Foundation of Delaware County with a grant to host Wildlife Education programs in libraries.
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 Journey Across Delco Begins June 1!

May 25, 2021
Each year our 28 libraries come together to participate in Journey Across Delco where families visit as many libraries as they can, completing an activity at every stop. This year, there are three different ways to complete your Journey. In addition, each library will be featuring an animal to go along with our reading challenge theme for the summer of Tails and Tales. 
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 Delaware County Libraries Launch “Tails and Tales” for Summer 2021 

May 19, 2021
This summer, Delaware County Libraries invites everyone to participate in our Tails and Tales Summer Reading Challenge! There is a challenge for every age group, from infants through adults.
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