Delaware Library Render Front Iteration 3.1

State to spend $28 million on libraries .2 miles apart

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware will spend $22 million to construct a new library in North Wilmington just 0.2 miles from an existing library, which is undergoing a $6 million renovation. Once complete, visitors will be able to check out a book at the $22 million library located at 3905 N Market St., then walk five minutes down the road to the $6 million …

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Libraries test tech allowing patrons to self-checkout

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Delaware’s libraries are investing in tech that allows patrons to check out their own items – and also lets staff members do some nifty things behind the scenes. Testing started this spring at 14 libraries and two bookmobiles. A second stage, launching in September, will include the first school libraries, in the Colonial School District, and bring the technology to …

Delaware Library Render Front Iteration 1.2

North Wilmington Branch Library set for major upgrade

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

The North Wilmington Branch Library is set for a major renovation and expansion thanks to $6 million in Bond Bill funds allocated by the General Assembly.  The money will go toward site preparation and design, according to Rep. Nnamdi Chukwuocha, D-Wilmington, who supported the library’s Bond Bill request.  “This project will have a significant impact on residents, especially our young …