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Library Curbside And Drive-Up Services Begin Tuesday

26 May , 2020  

Great news shared from our friends at the Delaware County District Library about what is currently available and what is coming in terms of library services:

The Delaware County District Library will begin curbside and drive-up services as early as this week. More…

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Library Announces Temporary Closure; Canceling Of Events

15 Mar , 2020  

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation is rapidly changing, the Delaware County District Library (DCDL) has announcedappropriate accommodations in the public interest.

Effective immediately, all library programs are canceled through Sunday, April 5. At this time, all library locations will operate on their regular schedules through Monday, March 16, then close to the public through Sunday, April 5. The Library plans to re-open to the public on Monday, April 6. More…

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Ostrander Library To Present How-To Festival

6 Mar , 2020  

Have you ever wanted to learn something but don’t have a great deal of time to do so?

You’re in luck! The Ostrander Branch of the Delaware County District Library will be holding a “How-To Festival” on Saturday, March 14. This fun event will feature fast, informative introductory sessions in half hour increments. More…

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Library To Host Forums About New Powell-Liberty Township Branch

26 Nov , 2019  

The Delaware County District Library is holding a community conversation to guide the construction of its newest library branch, which will be located on the corner of Steitz and Home roads.

Three public forums will take place in the Powell-Liberty Township area and will be led by leadership from the Delaware Library and SHP, the architecture firm selected to proceed with the planning of the branch. More…

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Interested In Becoming A Delaware County District Library Trustee?

26 Oct , 2019  

The judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County, in accordance with Section 3375.22 of the Ohio Revised Code, will make an appointment to the Delaware County Board of Library Trustees for a seven-year term beginning in January 2020.

If you are interested in this appointment opportunity, please submit your resume, cover letter, your physical residence address along with your email address and telephone number to Presiding Judge Randall D. Fuller, 117 North Union Street, 400 Level, Delaware, Ohio 43015, on or before Monday, November 11. More…


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Library Offers Access To

24 Aug , 2019  

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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Delaware County District Library Receives Coveted Public Relations Award

27 Jun , 2019  

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) has awarded eight libraries across the country with this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards. One of those receiving the award was the Delaware County District Library. More…


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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…