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Great Kids Books About Generosity

Written on: December 20th, 2013 in Blog PostsReading

’Tis the season for giving! As the weather outside grows colder, nothing warms the heart like sharing with others. Children’s Librarians in Delaware’s public libraries picked a wonderful selection of books on giving and generosity. Make a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy these great reads for children. Because of You by B.G.Hennessy Benny’s Pennies by […]


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December 7, Delaware Day

Written on: December 6th, 2013 in Blog Posts

    Since 1933, December 7 has been proclaimed Delaware Day to commemorate Delaware’s status as the First State, the first state to ratify the Constitution. For more information on Delaware Day, visit http://delawareday.delaware.gov/index.shtml To read more about Delaware history, browse the Delawareana LibGuide http://guides.lib.de.us/Delawareana


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2013 New Holiday Books

Written on: December 3rd, 2013 in Blog Posts

Looking for holiday cooking, crafting, or decorating inspiration? Or just a new holiday read? We have just the LibGuide for you! http://guides.lib.de.us/holiday


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Great Kids Reads for Fall & Thanksgiving

Written on: November 19th, 2013 in Blog PostsReading

It’s the time of year for apple cider and pumpkin pie, harvest festivals and hayrides. Children’s Librarians in Delaware’s public libraries picked a fantastic selection of books for the fall season and Thanksgiving holiday. So as the leaves change colors and the weather cools, enjoy these fun reads for children. ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving […]


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Where Were You?

Written on: November 15th, 2013 in Blog Posts

November 22, 1963, the date of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, remains one of the few dates in modern history that everyone who was alive at the time can recall where they were when they heard the news. I was in grade school when the Principal came in after lunch and told everyone […]


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Veterans Day 2013

Written on: November 11th, 2013 in Blog Posts

Today, November 11, we celebrate Veterans Day, a time to reflect on those who fought and sacrificed for our freedom and thank them for their patriotism and love of country. The most recent LibGuide is for and about our military veterans: current benefits and programs, including employment and entrepreneurial opportunities, health-related programs and assistance for […]


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You Are What You Read – Book Discussions in Libraries

Written on: October 30th, 2013 in Blog Posts

The Laurel Public Library is the center of its community, bringing people together to share in a love of reading through their two signature book clubs: Page Turners Book Club and Recent Reads. You are what you read! Connect with us:     


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The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is Coming to Delaware

Written on: September 24th, 2013 in Blog PostsTech

Delaware Libraries are excited to host Overdrive’s Digital Bookmobile National Tour (www.digitalbookmobile.com)! Wednesday, September 25; Appoquinimink Public Library from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 26; Dover Public Library from noon – 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 27; Georgetown Public Library from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 28; Georgetown Public Library from 10:30 […]


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The Digital Big Library Read

Written on: September 23rd, 2013 in Blog Posts

Delaware Libraries are taking part in Overdrive’s Big Library Read program. Library card holders will be able to borrow and enjoy eBook and eAudiobook versions of the Big Library Read book, “Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth” by Jane O’Connor, through September 30th by visiting the Delaware Libraries eBook portal. The Big Library Read is an international […]


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I Have A Dream – 50th Anniversary

Written on: August 28th, 2013 in Blog Posts

50 years ago today, Dr. King delivered a speech that moved and inspired America. We often hear the same clips but why not read the entire “I Have a Dream” speech? Several of the books in our collections have beautiful photos and art too.                       […]


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