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Dover Public Library: Teen Video Challenge Winner!

Written on: April 30th, 2015 in Blog PostsNews

Congratulations to the statewide winners of the Teen Video Challenge, the Dover Public Library!  And thank you to all the teen teams who participated from the Frankford, Dover, Milton, Wilmington, and Lewes Public Libraries.  Every video showcased such creative interpretations of this years theme: Unmask.  Watch all team videos here: http://guides.lib.de.us/unmask The Teen Video Challenge, a […]







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Plan Announced to Develop State-of-the-Art School Libraries in Delaware

Written on: February 19th, 2015 in Blog PostsLearningNews

The Delaware School Libraries Council, with support from the Delaware Department of State and the Department of Education, is embarking on a Statewide Master Plan for Delaware School Libraries, a comprehensive planning effort designed to create a vision that will inform solutions for the development of state-of-the-art school libraries. The year-long planning effort, which will […]


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In Her Shoes @ Wilmington Public Library

Written on: February 16th, 2015 in Blog PostsNews

We’re a proud partner of In Her Shoes – a nonprofit dedicated to helping former female inmates find jobs and reducing recidivism.  The News Journal recently highlighted the great work of In Her Shoes, “DSBC grant helps improve lives of female ex-cons.”  







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Delaware Libraries featured on IMLS

Written on: January 22nd, 2015 in Blog PostsNews

We Geek the Delaware Dream is a statewide initiative to help citizens realize their dreams for the future and position public libraries as change agents. Visual maps are specific to the community conversations that took place at 6 public libraries. Recently on the IMLS facebook, Delaware Libraries, Laurel’s Visual Map was featured and also tweeted. […]







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ILEAD USA Delaware

Written on: December 11th, 2014 in Blog PostsLearningNewsTech

          Library staff from across the state of Delaware are invited to apply to participate in ILEAD USA Delaware 2015. The Division of Libraries has been promoting this continuing education library immersion program over the past several months, encouraging library staffers whose positions may range from part-time pages to full-time librarians […]







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Guide to the Ebola Virus

Written on: October 15th, 2014 in Blog PostsNews

Questions about Ebola? Am I in danger? Can I travel? The Division of Libraries now has a LibGuide on the Ebola virus. This guide gives you news, research resources and authoritative information together in one finding aid.







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IMLS Interviews Delaware State Librarian

Written on: September 29th, 2014 in Blog PostsDirectorNews

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently interviewed State Librarian, Dr. Annie Norman, about how the needs of library users are changing and evolving. It’s an interesting topic and a worthwhile read. Thanks for the support IMLS!







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Try the New Delaware Library Catalog

Written on: January 17th, 2013 in Blog PostsNewsTech

We regularly receive, and appreciate, the valuable feedback from many of you about searching the library catalog.  We agree that searching should be easier, with better ways to narrow down choices.  And book and video lists should be easy to create, save, edit, and share. That is why we are so excited to present the […]







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Dr. Jill Biden reading at the Dover Public Library

Written on: November 15th, 2012 in Blog PostsNews

Join us tomorrow when Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will read from her new book, Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops, during the story time program at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Dover Public Library. Dr. Biden’s appearance at the Dover Library is part of a series of […]







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eBooks Available 24/7

Written on: November 13th, 2012 in Blog PostsNewsReading

Americans have discovered eBooks in a big way.  In 2012, for the first time, publishers have reported that eBook sales have exceeded the sales of hardcover books.  Libraries have not ignored these trends, and Delaware libraries loan eBooks to their patrons for no charge. Delaware public library patrons have had access to eBooks and eAudiobooks […]







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