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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 …

Downtown Wilmington library (McGhiever photo from Wikimedia)

Wilmington library called one of America’s most beautiful

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

  The downtown Wilmington library is No. 3 on a new list titled “the 11 Most Beautiful Libraries in the United States.” “Visitors will encounter a massive, symmetrical white-gray façade designed in the Neoclassic style by well-respected architects Alfred Githens and Edward Tilton,” Fodor’s Travel writes of the Wilmington Public Library. “There are intricate fixtures to admire, including terra-cotta frieze …

(Delaware Division of Libraries)

Need a computer, Wi-Fi? Now you can check them out at the library

Betsy Price Government

(Delaware Division of Libraries)   Delaware’s libraries have begun a $650,000 project to increase access to technology and health care. The Telehealth Kiosk and Device Loaning Initiative started with three kiosks for patrons (in the Seaford, Laurel and Milford libraries) and more than 500 Chromebooks and WiFi hotspots that can be checked out. There are also plans for nurses traveling …