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Glad You Asked March 2, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos Of course, you can check out books, DVDs and the like from Delaware County District Library, but did you know the Library now has a small collection of board games for you to check out and play at home?...
English for Speakers of Other Languages February 23, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos Mluvíš anglicky? Parlez vous anglais? Sprechen Sie Englisch? Ingriis miyaad ku hadashaa? ¿Habla Usted inglés? It’s hard to survive in today’s culture if English is not your native language, but the...
DCDL: Breaking Librarian Stereotypes Pt. 2 February 17, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos Last week, I listed 3 roles you may not be aware the librarians at Delaware County District Library play. Here are two more hats librarians wear that may surprise you: 4.       Librarians are event...
Introducing the DCDL Circulating Board Game Collection. February 10, 2015 by Kellen Freeman Board gaming, also called tabletop gaming, is on the rise across the country and the library is sitting down at the table. We have chosen 22 modern board games that inspire creativity, creative thinking,...
DCDL: Breaking Librarian Stereotypes Pt. 1 February 10, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos Many people still have the stereotypical image of a librarian stuck in their head: an older, kind of frumpy woman wearing glasses on a chain, her hair up in a bun, shushing people with one hand while...
For Book Lovers Only Is Big Help For Avid Readers February 2, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos If you aren’t a member of the Delaware County District Library’s For Book Lovers Only Club, you’re missing out on a neat and time-saving service that more than 400 other library cardholders are enjoying...
Great Decisions Discussions January 28, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos One of the community programs that the Delaware County District Library has been involved with for many years is "Great Decisions,"  a free discussion series developed in 1954 by the Foreign Policy...
Volunteer With DCDL January 21, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos  The reference staff at the Delaware County District Library are some of the most intelligent, skilled and effective librarians I know, and they will, to a person, work diligently to answer your questions...
Local Artist Displays Work At The Ostrander Branch Library January 20, 2015 by Harla Lawson Nine works of art created by local artist, Gena Wiley, will grace the walls of the Ostrander Branch Library through March. Wiley’s pieces range from brilliantly colored acrylic paintings to imaginatively...
Early literacy And How Your Library Can Help January 12, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos “Literacy begins at home.”  That statement was in a recent article on NPR, and, the article went on to say, “Parents can't do it all alone, and that's where libraries come in.”  Five key elements to...