The Delmar Public Library has been at the center of attention
for local politicians in the First State.
In April 2019,
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper got a chance to see the brand new, state of the art
library that residents in Delmar now have the opportunity to use.
It’s a library
that’s been a long time coming, but only possible thanks to local, state and
federal funds including a $2.5 million loan from USDA Rural Development and
NCALL (National Council on Agricultural Life and Labor).
saying that says ‘it takes a village to raise a child’, it also takes a village
and then some to build a beautiful library like this. This is a great amenity
for children and frankly people who are parents or grandparents as well,”
explains Sen. Carper.
In June 2019, Delaware First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, along
with State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman, and Delaware Division of the
Arts Director Paul Weagraff, visited to Library to officially kick off 2019 Summer Reading
Program, enjoying a performance by special guest ventriloquist Uncle Ty-Rone
the Kids’ Comedian. Students from Delmar Elementary School enjoyed the
in December 2018, the library has become a hub for people of all ages. Not just
to check out books but to hang out, get homework help and more. During the
first six months, the community made 31847 visits, signed up for 987 new
library cards, and borrowed 35750 items. 9927 children and adults attended 411
events. The two study/tutor rooms provided 419 bookings.
The library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7
p.m., on Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Please make a
donation to the Library's capital campaign.
the Library at 302-846-9894 or contact us at email@example.com