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Governor Carney Announces $40 Million of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Funding for Delaware Libraries

Delaware Libraries | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Funds for Nine Libraries Across the State WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced Thursday $40 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to be distributed to libraries throughout all three counties. The investments are funded by the American Rescue Plan Act Capital Relief Fund, which was championed by Delaware’s Congressional Delegation – U.S. Senators […]




YWCA Delaware & Delaware Libraries Launch Social Equity Championship

Delaware Libraries | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Wilmington, DE – Thursday, January 20, 2022 — YWCA Delaware, in partnership with Delaware Libraries, has launched the Social Equity Championship, an e-interactive statewide social justice contest designed to promote awareness of economic, political and social inequities and provide opportunities for learning and civic engagement. Read YMCA’s Full Press Release to learn more: Press Release […]




Delaware Libraries Launch Statewide #GivingTuesday Campaign

Delaware Libraries | Date Posted: Friday, November 26, 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021 DOVER – For the first time in the organization’s history, the Delaware Library Association (DLA) is partnering with libraries across the state to launch a #GivingTuesday campaign to raise funds to support programs and services available at Delaware public libraries. From November 26 through December 2, donors can log on to […]




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 […]







  Category: Delaware Libraries


Governor Carney Announces $40 Million of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Funding for Delaware Libraries

Delaware Libraries | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Funds for Nine Libraries Across the State WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced Thursday $40 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to be distributed to libraries throughout all three counties. The investments are funded by the American Rescue Plan Act Capital Relief Fund, which was championed by Delaware’s Congressional Delegation – U.S. Senators […]




YWCA Delaware & Delaware Libraries Launch Social Equity Championship

Delaware Libraries | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Wilmington, DE – Thursday, January 20, 2022 — YWCA Delaware, in partnership with Delaware Libraries, has launched the Social Equity Championship, an e-interactive statewide social justice contest designed to promote awareness of economic, political and social inequities and provide opportunities for learning and civic engagement. Read YMCA’s Full Press Release to learn more: Press Release […]




Delaware Libraries Launch Statewide #GivingTuesday Campaign

Delaware Libraries | Date Posted: Friday, November 26, 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021 DOVER – For the first time in the organization’s history, the Delaware Library Association (DLA) is partnering with libraries across the state to launch a #GivingTuesday campaign to raise funds to support programs and services available at Delaware public libraries. From November 26 through December 2, donors can log on to […]




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 […]