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April Is National Poetry Month April 14, 2015 by Hannah Simpson April is National Poetry Month. Here at DCDL we have a great collection of poetry that will appeal to all ages. From Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein, to the list we posted over on the teen blog to classic...
April 15 is National Bookmobile Day! April 13, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos April 15th is the deadline for filing your taxes with the IRS, and some of us have a reason to be happy about that; others are not so happy. But April 15th is an important day at Delaware County District...
How to Save Your Reading History April 7, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos Patrons often ask Delaware County District Library staff if we have a list of the books they have read. To protect your privacy and confidentiality, the Library’s computer system does not keep a permanent...
Introducing ABCmouse.com April 3, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos The Delaware Main Library recently launched a trial of a new computer product in the children's section. Designed by experts in early childhood education, ABCmouse.com curriculum encompasses reading, math...
Early Learning with Plastic Eggs April 3, 2015 by Miss Kelly Don’t put the eggs away as soon as Easter is over! Plastic eggs provide all kinds of opportunities for early learning activities for your toddlers and preschoolers.   Fine Motor Skills Taking apart and...
Got Magazines? March 23, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos Are you a magazine reader? Recent research by Statisca notes the average cost of a yearly magazine subscription is about $29.85. If you subscribe to three magazines, you can save $89.55 per year by...
Libraries Are As Relevant As Ever March 20, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos In a recent blog post, a librarian from NYC’s public library was asked about the relevance of libraries. I have often been asked the same question: “Are libraries threatened by the internet?” I would echo...
New Books for March March 9, 2015 by Mary Jane Santos I am often asked about digital privacy at the Delaware County District Library, especially in terms of how we protect the personal information of our cardholders, including what they read, watch, or even...
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...