To quote Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed Martin Luther King, Jr Day into law on November 2, 1983, “This is not a black holiday; it is a people’s holiday.”
This year, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr Day on Monday, January 21 and all Delaware County District Library locations will operate on our regular hours, celebrating the holiday for all people and Dr. King’s memory.
Looking for things to do this summer? Flip through our Summer Reading Club program flier and save the date! You won't want to miss these awesome programs.
On Monday, January 15 we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which happens to fall on Dr. King’s birthday this year.
While all Delaware County District Library locations will operate on our regular business hours on Monday, each branch has come up with several very special ways to pay tribute to Dr. King and his hand in leading the Civil Rights Movement.
Calling All Super Readers!
New to the Orange Branch this year is our Bookworms Book Club, a book discussion group geared towards 8-12 year-olds.
During the holidays, our librarians take an opportunity to rejuvenate, as well. For this reason, storytimes will break from December 18 - 29 and resume on Tuesday, January 2 at all branches.
This year, in an effort to give greater significance to the contributions of Dr. King and honor his legacy, the Library will operate on our regular hours on Monday, January 15, but offer many programs based on the holiday.
"Libraries Transform" is the theme for National Library Week in 2017.
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national
Kids ages 8-12 can join our Powell Branch Bookworms book club to read a variety of books, meet to talk about it while enjoying snacks, and get entered into a raffle to win a free advanced reader copy of a book at each meeting!