New! We received temporary at home access to this resource during the Coronavirus pandemic. For genealogical research, with digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and more. Log in with your library bar code.

Right now, and for as long as schools are closed, Audible is offering instant streaming of a collection of stories to kids everywhere. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.

Day by day craft ideas, math and science activities, book suggestions, and more, that help promote early literacy.

Each year students across Pennsylvania participate in choosing the Keystone to Reading Book Award winners

Be a Judge! This year, Delaware County Libraries will be awarding a Mock Ezra Jack Keats Award. Find out all about it here. We need your vote!

Includes fiction authors, titles and themes for students in grades K-8, with "read alike" suggestions. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles. 

Download free eBooks from Open Library, an initiative of the Internet Archive. Parents, teachers and students, see the K-12 collection.

The Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award is sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. The purpose of the award is to promote the reading of quality books by young people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to promote teacher and librarian involvement in children's and young adult literature, and to honor authors whose works have been recognized by the students of Pennsylvania.

The Picture Perfect STEM and Picture Perfect Science Lessons were developed by Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry to help those working with elementary students integrate science and reading in a kid-friendly way. Use this brochure to see what is available in print or electronic format and to learn about the kits that are available to be booked by your local librarian.

Here you will find poetry resources for home and classroom, including information about the Young Poets Competition that runs February through May.

Check out all of the virtual programming offered at Delaware County Libraries!

Though the Delaware County Libraries are closed, the staff are making sure children and families are getting their storytime fix! Click here for virtual storytimes and a link to virtual events.