Federal law requires each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion to give you a free credit report every 12 months if you ask for it. They also make it easy to accomplish many credit-related tasks right from your computer. Visit today to learn more.
CHIP is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program – Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance.
If you want to find out if you qualify for Pennsylvania health and human services, apply for new benefits, finish your application or check your status, you're in the right place. By using COMPASS you can apply at any time during the day or night from home, a library or any location with Internet access.
Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.
NCFL exists to create a culture of family engagement across the educational spectrum
Parents Action for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents and caregivers ensure our youngest children get the healthiest, happiest start to life and enter school ready to learn.
The Archives Records Information Access System (ARIAS) is designed to facilitate citizen access to archival records created by all branches and levels of Pennsylvania State Government. Included are: PA National Guard Veteran’s Card File, 1867-1921; Civil War Veterans’ Card File; Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card File and more.
All Delco Reads is a county wide initiative to promote literacy and to bring communities together through their mutual interest in one book. Organized by the Delaware County Reading Council, All Delco Reads selects four books to urge young people and adults to read one common book and to discuss it among friends in organized book clubs or at library programs.
Get a set of books for your book club. Each bag contains multiple copies of the title, many have large print and audiobooks included. Check out the list and then contact your librarian to schedule a use.
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!
Check out our theme kits, big books, puppets and more! Download the booking form here. Complete and take the form to your local library.
Day by day craft ideas, math and science activities, book suggestions, and more, that help promote early literacy.
Every Child Ready to Read encourages parents and caregivers to become involved in preparing their children to learn to read. Check out our Early Literacy Calendar for engaging activities based on the 5 practices.
League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Compass (Social Services)
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Pennsylvania Emergency Preparedness Guide
Pennsylvania Housing Financing Agency: Your Money's Best Friend
Pennsylvania State Taxes
Pennsylvania Vital Records
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Do Not Call Registry
Federal Citizenship and Immigration Services
Federal Civics and Citizenship Toolkit
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Federal Veterans Affairs
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Delaware County Libraries invites parents and caregivers to bring their young children to a series of infant storytimes in local libraries. Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes and puppets. The program is free, but advanced registration is recommended.
Use our freely available (with your Delco Library Card) subscription resources to stay informed about your investments and/or help you run your business.
Business Insights: Essentials
JobNow - Online Career Assistance
Morningstar Investment Research
RBDigital - Magazines
ReferenceUSA--Business & Residential Reference & Research
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!
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!
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.
PathWaysPA is a non-profit social service agency whose mission is to help women, teens, children, and families achieve economic independence and family well-being. One of PathWays PA’s core services is their Adult Education Program which offers Adult Basic Education, GED® classes, and tutoring. Classes are located in Folsom, Chester CareerLink® and in Darby.
With a mission to study, honor, celebrate, and promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy in Pennsylvania (PA), the PA Center for the Book sponsors several literary awards and events, and develops a wide range of educational content across multiple media to connect with its broad audience and to celebrate PA’s continued contributions to culture and literature.