All kids going into Grades 2-8 are welcome to join our Pen Pal Program! After filling out a short questionnaire, you will get matched with a Pen Pal who lives in another town in Delaware County. Write letter between you and your Pen Pal and drop them off and pick them up at your local library! 

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Delaware County Libraries invites parents and caregivers to bring their young children to infant and toddler storytimes in local libraries. 

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Each summer, Delaware County Libraries host Journey Across Delco-a challenge to children and their families to travel around the county and check out the activities that each library has to offer! For those who make it to at least five libraries, they are invited to an end of summer party in Rose Tree Park, and for those who make it to all 28 of our libraries, there is a special prize waiting for you! 

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Each spring, Longwood Gardens hosts their Community Read program in libraries across Southeastern Pennsylvania. Community Read is a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. Read with us and engage in an event to learn more! Those who attend events at libraries in Delaware County get free tickets to Longwood Gardens!

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Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child is a valuable program that highlights the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers and the significance of reading early and often to children, as well as engaging them in conversation and other activities around books.

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Finished your reading assignments? Time to read for pleasure. Fill out our short questionnaire, and we'll compile reading suggestions just for you.

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GSK Science in the Summer™ is a free science education program that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” Through classes held in public libraries and other community-based organizations, the program gets kids excited about learning science with hands-on experiments. 

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Delaware County Libraries are partnering this summer with Bethlehem Steel FC, the Philadelphia Union’s minor league soccer club, for a Reading Challenge that will run from June 1-the end of their season.

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Located in the field behind the amphitheater stage, StoryWalk is a children's story book that is spread out page by page across 19 reading stations along an approximately .25 mile trail that promotes health and literacy in children. 

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SummerQuest is a summer learning program that encourages children, teens, and adults to learn, grow, and have fun over the summer by completing a variety of different activities.

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Sponsored by The Community's Foundation, wildlife education programs are coming to Delaware County libraries this summer! Click here for a full list of programs and to register.

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2019 marks the 30th year of the Young Poets Competition in Delaware County!  Entries are open to students throughout the county in first grade through twelfth grade. Entrees are currently being scored, check back here for the winners is a few weeks!

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