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Smokey Bear in Dover for Fire Prevention Week

Delaware Libraries | Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Smokey Bear joined Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen, the Dover Volunteer Fire Department, and the Delaware Forest Service to celebrate “National Fire Prevention Week” at the Dover Public Library’s Songs and Stories event for young children and their families. Governor John C. Carney, Jr. has proclaimed the week of October 3 to 9, 2021 as “Fire Prevention Week in Delaware” and ” to urge all citizens to thank community firefighters, familiarize themselves with the smoke alarms in their home, develop a home fire escape plan, and participate in efforts to prevent fire situations.”




Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school year by promoting the new Story Walks created in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Department […]




Delaware Libraries Announces Northstar Digital Literacy Tool

Delaware Libraries | Date Posted: Monday, August 30, 2021

Thursday August 26, 2021 Dover, DE – Delaware Libraries are pleased to announce the launch of Northstar Digital Literacy, an online training tool for basic computer skills. Northstar Digital Literacy provides digital literacy assessments and tutorials in basic computer skills and tips for how to use technology in daily life. Delaware Libraries and Literacy Delaware […]




Every Public School Student Now Has Digital Access To Books

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

With schools facing the challenge of unfinished learning due to the pandemic, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) is providing access to online books to every K-12 student in the state. Students can use their school credentials to read required and recreational digital books in the OverDrive Education Sora student reading app. Students also now have seamless access to age-appropriate popular ebooks and audiobooks from the Delaware Libraries’ OverDrive digital collection.




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, Delaware Libraries Announce 2021 Summer Library Reading Program

Delaware Division of the Arts | Delaware Libraries | Department of State | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Registration is open for summer reading program WILMINGTON, Del. –  Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman on Wednesday announced the launch of the 2021 statewide Summer Library Reading Program, Tails and Tales. Delaware libraries are noted for hosting the longest running statewide public library summer reading program in the nation. […]







  Category: Delaware Libraries


Smokey Bear in Dover for Fire Prevention Week

Delaware Libraries | Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Smokey Bear joined Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen, the Dover Volunteer Fire Department, and the Delaware Forest Service to celebrate “National Fire Prevention Week” at the Dover Public Library’s Songs and Stories event for young children and their families. Governor John C. Carney, Jr. has proclaimed the week of October 3 to 9, 2021 as “Fire Prevention Week in Delaware” and ” to urge all citizens to thank community firefighters, familiarize themselves with the smoke alarms in their home, develop a home fire escape plan, and participate in efforts to prevent fire situations.”




Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school year by promoting the new Story Walks created in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Department […]




Delaware Libraries Announces Northstar Digital Literacy Tool

Delaware Libraries | Date Posted: Monday, August 30, 2021

Thursday August 26, 2021 Dover, DE – Delaware Libraries are pleased to announce the launch of Northstar Digital Literacy, an online training tool for basic computer skills. Northstar Digital Literacy provides digital literacy assessments and tutorials in basic computer skills and tips for how to use technology in daily life. Delaware Libraries and Literacy Delaware […]




Every Public School Student Now Has Digital Access To Books

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

With schools facing the challenge of unfinished learning due to the pandemic, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) is providing access to online books to every K-12 student in the state. Students can use their school credentials to read required and recreational digital books in the OverDrive Education Sora student reading app. Students also now have seamless access to age-appropriate popular ebooks and audiobooks from the Delaware Libraries’ OverDrive digital collection.




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, Delaware Libraries Announce 2021 Summer Library Reading Program

Delaware Division of the Arts | Delaware Libraries | Department of State | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Registration is open for summer reading program WILMINGTON, Del. –  Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman on Wednesday announced the launch of the 2021 statewide Summer Library Reading Program, Tails and Tales. Delaware libraries are noted for hosting the longest running statewide public library summer reading program in the nation. […]