Unleash Your Potential with Delaware Libraries!

UIG-Journal2-smMany of us track our steps, our weight, and our sleep – How many of us also track our learning? Throughout history, innovators have written notes and drawn sketches to track and build upon their ideas and experiments. Delaware libraries want to help adults and children unleash their genius by making it easy to track your learning, too!

Tools for tracking learning come in all formats, from paper journals to online tools. Routine tracking will help you to discover the patterns in what interests you, to build your talents, and to develop your uniqueness.

  • Unleash Your Genius on paper with the Delaware Libraries Learning Journal! Print a 5×7 or 8 ½ x 11 journal and start writing. Need ideas? Try tracking:
    • Your reading (titles, authors, genres & more)
    • Your experiences (programs, activities & more)
    • Your questions (& answers)
    • Your insights & ideas
  • Track online with Beanstack! Our  Summer Library Learning tracker is back for Fall! Keep track of the books you’ve read and programs/workshops you’ve attended, and collect badges along the way.
  • Find more tips, tools, and techniques to track your learning at Delaware Libraries Unleash Inner Genius
  • Tell us what you think! Share your discoveries with us at feedback@lib.de.us, on Twitter, or on Facebook

Whatever your interest, whatever your talent, the library supports it. Explore a variety of subjects, to make connections and discover new interests. Then, chart your next path to discovery and innovation!

If you need assistance, your Delaware librarians can help! “Librarians are fascinated by, what fascinates YOU” said State Librarian, Dr. Annie Norman. “And they are standing by to help you explore your curiosity and achieve your versions of the Delaware Dream.”

The Delaware Division of Libraries, a state agency dedicated to unleashing the potential in all Delawareans in partnership with Delaware Libraries, offers free access to the online catalog (delawarelibraries.org); Wi-Fi; computers/internet; eBooks, programs/workshops, community partnerships, and more.

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Patterned Planes” featuring Paintings by Diane Lorio



D. Lorio, Patterned Planes 72 dpi 168 kb
Patterned Planes, acrylic on canvas, 49”x49”, 2015

The Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery presents Patterned Planes, an exhibition of paintings by Diane Lorio. The exhibition will be on view from September 2-30. Please note the Gallery will be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.

The opening reception will be Friday, September 9 from 5-7 p.m. in the Carvel State Office Building. The reception is free and open to the public and Ms. Lorio will be in attendance to discuss how her recent work reinterprets patterns in organic, social, economic, and mathematical contexts. This series shows patterning in a larger sense: in biological formats such as DNA, in mathematical systems that describe the world, and in the patterns of our choices.

Lorio also received a 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship in Painting. View additional paintings at the annual Award Winners XVI exhibition, which recognizes the 2016 Individual Artist Fellows‘ combined artistic accomplishments. The exhibit is on view now through October 23 at the Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.

Learn more about Diane Lorio with our YouTube Meet the Artist video series.

The Mezzanine Gallery is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 and open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

About the Delaware Division of the Arts
The Delaware Division of the Arts is an agency of the State of Delaware. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. Funding for Division programs is provided by annual appropriations from the Delaware General Assembly and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit artsdel.org or call 302-577-8278.

Contact: Leeann Wallett, Program Officer, Communications and Marketing
302-577-8280, leeann.wallett@delaware.gov