Life in Delaware County, Orange Township

Local Author To Look Back On Mental Health Treatment Over A Century Ago

4 Apr , 2019  

On Tuesday, April 9, the Orange Branch of the Delaware County District Library will be hosting a local author who has conducted research into the history of mental illness and treatment.

Author Mindy McGinnis will be sharing research behind her Edgar Award-winning Gothic historical thriller, “A Madness So Discreet.” More…

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Alexa, What’s Up At The Delaware County District Library?

24 Mar , 2019  

Another bit of the future has arrived in Delaware County through a new skill available on devices which utilize the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant.

Now, you can get answers to questions about programs and offerings from your local library. More…

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Paint And Bagpipes

12 Mar , 2019  

Two upcoming programs at two locations of the Delaware County District Library center on artistic expression — one visual, the other musical.

A program entitled “Paint Night” is geared toward adults, and will have its first of three monthly sessions this Thursday night at 6:30 PM at the Orange Branch, 7171 Gooding Boulevard. Join local artist and owner of Canvas Creations For You for a night of painting fun. More…


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The Basics Of Brewing Beer

24 Jan , 2019  

As any beer afficiando will tell you, brewing beer is an art form. The right ingredients and process are necessary for the perfect product.

This Saturday, learn about the basics of beer brewing as the owners of Staas Brewing Company in Delaware come to speak at the Orange Branch of the Delaware County District Library. More…


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Library Online Checkbook Launched

13 Nov , 2018  

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced today the launch of the Delaware County District Library’s online checkbook on

In December 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending information on the internet. recently earned Ohio the number one government transparency ranking in the country for the third year in a row.     More…

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Library Now Offers Access To

21 Oct , 2018  

If you are the owner of a Delaware County District Library library card, you and Lynda can get acquainted at no charge.

Now owned by LinkedIn, is a massive collection of more than 12,000 online video courses led by industry experts and designed for any skill level. More…

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Friends Of The Library Receives Statewide Award

19 Oct , 2018  

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library came home from a convention earlier this month with an award in their collective back pocket.

At the annual Convention of the Ohio Library Council, this year held at the Kalhari Resort in Sandusky, the local group was recognized with one of the key prizes at the Awards and Honors Luncheon – the Ohio Friends of the Library Recognition Award. More…

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