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Library of Congress Gateway to Knowledge

Written on: August 12th, 2011 in News

The Library of Congress “Gateway to Knowledge” tour is stopping in Dover, Delaware on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13, 2011 from 10 am – 6 pm.  Official ribbon cutting will be at 10:00 am on Friday!  Join us in front of Legislative Hall to tour the exhibit! This unique Library of Congress traveling […]


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Bringing the Library to You

Written on: June 9th, 2011 in Blog PostsNews

This past Sunday the News Journal published a fantastic article highlighting several online resources that are available with a library card.  E-books, e-audiobooks, cookbooks, newspapers, magazines, auto-repair manuals, sample practice tests, and more resources are all available via the Delaware Library Catalog portal website at www.lib.de.us.  If you didn’t catch the article in the newspaper, […]


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Google Art Project

Written on: February 1st, 2011 in Blog PostsInformal learningLearningNewsTech

Google introduced its Art Project website today, which allows users to explore hundreds of works of art from some of the finest museums in the world, all in incredible detail. Already some journalists and bloggers have commented that this takes away the serendipitous experience of discovering a work of art on their own.  As a […]


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Report: Impact of Library Internet Access in Delaware

Written on: April 28th, 2010 in Blog PostsNews

As part of the Division of Libraries’ work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, all of Delaware’s public libraries participated last year in a survey which measured the impact of access to public computing services in public libraries. From March to June 2009 400 public libraries across the United States participated in a web […]


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iPad v. Comic Books

Written on: April 20th, 2010 in Blog PostsNewsTech

In my initial early-adopter enthusiasm about Apple’s new iPad, I may have said some intemperate things about the future of the comic-book industry because of new distribution and readership opportunities presented by this type of emerging digital platform. My co-worker Beth-Ann suggested that since we’re both comic book readers, we should take the opportunity to […]


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Children and Teens Vote for Favorite Books at Delaware Public Libraries!

Written on: February 17th, 2010 in Blog PostsNews

Voting is currently underway at all Delaware public libraries to select the winners of the 15th Annual Blue Hen Book Award, sponsored by the Children’s Services Division of the Delaware Library Association. The Blue Hen Award promotes reading and library use in children and teens. Youth Services Librarians from Delaware public libraries nominated five books […]


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A Look Back at Banned Books Week

Written on: October 5th, 2009 in News

The Stanton Campus Library of Delaware Technical and Community College celebrated Banned Books Week (Sept.26 – Oct. 3) in style with t-shirts and displays. Recently, popular young adult fiction author Chris Crutcher was the subject of a challenge in Delaware’s Caesar Rodney school district- he penned a thoughtful response to the challenge, addressing the reasons […]


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Online resource merger

Written on: October 5th, 2009 in News

For almost 15 years, the Internet Public Library has provided online reference to visitors from around to world. IPL is a partnership, hosted by Drexel University, between a number of American library and information science programs.. IPL provides lists of reviewed and approved internet resources within a huge number of categories in the arts, social […]


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New Item Links

Written on: September 22nd, 2009 in News

Click on the links below to get lists of new items available from the Delaware Library Catalog in various formats (lists will open in a new window): All New Items New Audio Books New Books New DVDs


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Constitution Day

Written on: September 17th, 2009 in News

September 17th marks the day on which 39 men signed a document that changed the course of history. The National Constitution Center has created a full day of activities and observances to encourage everyone to consider the significance and impact of that act. You can see their program at this link. The Library of Congress […]


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