NOVEMBER 2013: Delaware libraries throughout the state are offering information sessions and one-on-one enrollment assistance on Delaware's Health Insurance Marketplace. These presentations have been available for the public since the beginning of November. Certified Marketplace Guides will give presentations at the libraries for Delaware residents interested in enrolling in low-cost health insurance made possible by the Affordable Care Act. Read Full Press Release
OCTOBER 2013:The "A Book That Shaped Me" Library of Congress National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising 5th and 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives, has announced its 2013 winners. Julian Jackson, II from the Brandywine Hundred Library is the Delaware State Winner and the 3rd Place Grand Prize Winner. Read Full Press Release PDF
SEPTEMBER 2013: The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase Delaware's free eBook download service statewide with three events next week. It is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer. This 74-foot community outreach vehicle is a high-tech update of the traditional bookmobile that has served communities for decades. The vehicle is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high definition monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of portable media players, all of which help visitors explore Delaware Libraries download service. Media Relase
JUNE 2013: Delaware Libraries opened the annual Summer Library Reading Program on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 with First Lady Carla Markell making a special appearance to read to children at the Dover Public Library's weekly story time. Media Relase PDF
MARCH 2013 Management Analyst II Position with Delaware State Libraries. Accepting applications from Tuesday, March 12, 2013 to Monday, March 18, 2013. Apply today!
FEBRUARY 2013: Agencies to Use Social Media for Book Drive for Terry Children's Center - The Children's Department is hoping the power of social media can be harnessed to give young people at its Terry Children's Center Facility an opportunity to further support their treatment efforts through the use of books and family-focused DVDs. Beginning Friday, February 1st, Department staff, in coordination with the Governor's Office, the Department of Health and Social Services and the Delaware Libraries will begin using Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr to launch a month-long donation effort to the children at the Terry Center. The six drop off locatons are: Wilmington, Hockessin, Newark, Dover, Bridgeville, and Millsboro Public Libraries. Read Press Release | Download Flyer
JANUARY 2013: More than 14,000 Delawareans have download eBooks and eAudiobooks and they have checked out more than 120,000 items, the state Division of Libraries reports. Delaware libraries marked the first anniversary of the launch of its eBook lending program on Dec. 19, 2012 Read Press Release PDF. Update Posted April 11, 2013