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volunteen ask me
By Nicole

Teen volunteers (called VolunTEENS) help the library with children’s programming, office/computer work, program preparation and the Summer Reading Club. Volunteering has many benefits! It fosters responsibility, positive relationships and leadership skills. It also provides real-life work experience and provides service to the community. Volunteering can help teens when it comes to job and college applications—plus, we’re happy to write reference letters!

By Nicole

The college application process can be daunting – in addition to learning from our staff, we’ve prepared a collection of articles and resources to help you:

DIY at your library
By Nicole

Ever wondered how to make that cool DIY craft or learn a new skill? The Delaware County District Library has all you need in a book, at a program, or just by asking one of our crafty librarians! 

Blizzard Bag Free Printing
By Nicole

Winter hit early in Central Ohio this year. Between the snow and freezing temperatures, several school districts have already declared a handful of snow days or school delays, which mean Blizzard Bags are coming into effect. To help Delaware County students, the Delaware County District Library (DCDL) is once again offering free printing for any student who needs to print assignments from their Blizzard Bags.

By Vicky

NaNoWriMo, though it sounds like an alien greeting from the planet Ork, is actually the abbreviated version of a month-long celebration for writers called “National Novel Writing Month.”

During the month of November, writers are encouraged to pen a novel of 50,000 words and are given ample support through online forums, write-ins, writers’ discussion groups and more. NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.

Kids doing activity
By Ms. Jenny

Teens met after-hours at the Powell Branch on Friday to discuss Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal. Our discussion questions explored the many facets and conflicts of this strong heroine including her multiple identities, relationships with her family and friends, and her new found powers.