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Family Board Games August 31, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos It’s Sunday afternoon, your family is visiting for the day, and it’s raining. There’s nothing on television, and the kids are starting to get antsy. What to do? How about a board game? Did you know you...
Check It Out Fall 2015 August 24, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos The Delaware County District Library’s latest edition of our quarterly newsletter/calendar, “Check it out!” has hit the streets! Featured on this issues cover are Ostrander Branch Associate Laurie Post...
If You Need It August 20, 2015 by Teen Services We are happy to help you find information on any topic, but if you don’t feel comfortable asking a librarian, try one of these books. If you’d like to research online, feel free to check out a laptop to...
Join Me September 30! August 17, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos As many of you know, I will be retiring from the Delaware County District Library on September 30, 2015 after 31 years of service to the Delaware community. It’s be a joyous and fulfilling ride and...
Plenty to Celebrate at the Library August 10, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos When you look at the calendar, you will see that the poor month of August is bereft of any national holidays. But, does that mean there is nothing to celebrate?  Certainly not! One of the best reference...
Add a Library Card to Your School Supply List! August 3, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos If you have school aged children, you are no doubt getting them ready to start school. While you buying all of those needed supplies, don’t forget the most important one: a Delaware County District...
New Board Games at DCDL July 28, 2015 by Kellen Freeman Back in February we launched our new circulating board game collection here at DCDL. Over the past few months, you’ve helped make this one of our most popular collections here with a stunning 226...
Glad You Asked July 28, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos In an article written by Wayne Wiegand, author of Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library, research in the fast-developing field of social neuroscience shows that “substantial...
Keep Connected to DCDL July 24, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos I hope you’re enjoying reading this column in the Delaware Gazette. I have been contributing it since 1988, and it is still fun for me to write it. Over those last 27 years, significant changes have...
Ostrander Library Closed 7/14 July 14, 2015 by Nicole UPDATE: The Ostrander Branch Library is open today (Wednesday, July 15), but is experiencing a loss in Internet connection. The branch is still able to help with your regular Library needs, but the public...