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Delaware Youth Wins Top Prize in Library of Congress Contest

The Library of Congress recently announced the winners of its “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives. A Brandywine Hundred Library patron, Rachel Smookler, was the 1st Place Grand Prize & Delaware […]




Delaware School Libraries Council Releases Delaware School Libraries Master Plan

(Dover, DE) – The Delaware School Libraries Council is pleased to announce the release of the Delaware School Libraries Master Plan: Quality School Libraries = Higher Student Achievement which contains recommendations to develop quality state-of-the-art school libraries. The 18 month-long comprehensive planning effort was funded by the Delaware Department of State and supported by the Delaware Department […]




Governor Markell Announces Lifting of Limited State of Emergency in Sussex County

Governor Jack Markell announced this evening that he has lifted the Limited State of Emergency for Sussex County that had been imposed Saturday as Tropical Storm Hermine approached the Mid-Atlantic region.




Libraries a Home for STEM in Delaware

Thanks Delaware STEM for featuring an Op-Ed by State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman. “Delaware Libraries juggle, proudly, to support all possible learning opportunities for our communities. Libraries have evolved over the past 115 years, and in turn, we support Delawareans in learning – and renewal – throughout life.”




A Book That Shaped Me: Summer Essay Contest

The Library of Congress launched its annual summer essay contest, in conjunction with public libraries in the Mid-Atlantic region, to encourage rising 5th- and 6th-grade students to reflect on books that have made a personal impact on their lives. The 5th annual “A Book That Shaped Me” contest is running now in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Sussex County"

Delaware Youth Wins Top Prize in Library of Congress Contest

The Library of Congress recently announced the winners of its “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives. A Brandywine Hundred Library patron, Rachel Smookler, was the 1st Place Grand Prize & Delaware […]




Delaware School Libraries Council Releases Delaware School Libraries Master Plan

(Dover, DE) – The Delaware School Libraries Council is pleased to announce the release of the Delaware School Libraries Master Plan: Quality School Libraries = Higher Student Achievement which contains recommendations to develop quality state-of-the-art school libraries. The 18 month-long comprehensive planning effort was funded by the Delaware Department of State and supported by the Delaware Department […]




Governor Markell Announces Lifting of Limited State of Emergency in Sussex County

Governor Jack Markell announced this evening that he has lifted the Limited State of Emergency for Sussex County that had been imposed Saturday as Tropical Storm Hermine approached the Mid-Atlantic region.




Libraries a Home for STEM in Delaware

Thanks Delaware STEM for featuring an Op-Ed by State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman. “Delaware Libraries juggle, proudly, to support all possible learning opportunities for our communities. Libraries have evolved over the past 115 years, and in turn, we support Delawareans in learning – and renewal – throughout life.”




A Book That Shaped Me: Summer Essay Contest

The Library of Congress launched its annual summer essay contest, in conjunction with public libraries in the Mid-Atlantic region, to encourage rising 5th- and 6th-grade students to reflect on books that have made a personal impact on their lives. The 5th annual “A Book That Shaped Me” contest is running now in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, […]