All kids going into Grades 1-6 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!
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.
It's all about family. FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life. A service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Fiction_L is an electronic mailing list (aka "ListServe") devoted to reader's advisory topics such as book discussions, booktalks, collection development issues, booklists and bibliographies, and a wide variety of other topics of interest to librarians, book discussion leaders, and others with an interest in reader's advisory. Fiction_L was developed for and by librarians dealing with fiction collections and requests; however fiction lovers worldwide are welcome to join the discussion.
A site to teach older adults how to use the Internet.
If you're accessing this site on a tablet (iPad, Samsung Galaxy, etc.), download the FREE app Easy Tablet Help for Seniors, available on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store. There is no cost and no in-app purchases required.
Deciding what to read next? This is the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.
League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Compass (Social Services)
Pennsylvania Driver and Vehicle Services
Pennsylvania Emergency Preparedness Guide
Pennsylvania Housing Financing Agency: Your Money's Best Friend
Pennsylvania State Taxes
Pennsylvania Vital Records
Contact Elected Officials
Do Not Call Registry
Federal Citizenship and Immigration Services
Federal Civics and Citizenship Toolkit
Federal Government Benefits
Federal Tax Forms and Info
Federal Veterans Affairs
United States Postal Service
Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more. (Requires library card number to sign in.)
Delaware County Libraries invites parents and caregivers to bring their young children to infant and toddler storytimes in local libraries.
Use our freely available (with your Delco Library Card) subscription resources to stay informed about your investments and/or help you run your business.
NEW! 2020 Census Jobs
Business Insights: Essentials
JobNow - Online Career Assistance
Morningstar Investment Research
RBDigital - Magazines
ReferenceUSA--Business & Residential Reference & Research
The Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center's interactive web-based map to tracks cases of the virus around the world
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!
Digital reading resources to keep students engaged during this new-normal of school closures and social distancing. Separate collections for Elementary, Middle School and High school students, from any device.
Each year students across Pennsylvania participate in choosing the Keystone to Reading Book Award winners
Catalog your library collection and share with a community of 2,000,000 book lovers.
Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers around the world. Safe to download to your device. An affiliate of Project Gutenberg.
Little Puddins Blog has a nice "Coronavirus Social Story."
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!