Delmar Public Library - Your Bi-State Library

Serving the “Little Town Too Big for One State,” the Delmar Public Library has provided library service to the residents of Delmar Delaware and Maryland since 1940. In addition to traditional services such as books, audiobooks, DVDs, and music CDs, the Library provides public access to the internet via computer workstations and free wi-fi access. Weekly and monthly programs are available for children and adults. Membership is free for Delaware residents and for those residing in the Delmar School District.



Closings

We will be closed Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25, Wednesday, December 31, and Thursday, January 1 for the Holidays.

What's New at Your Library?

Library Ready to Reopen

Friday, November 7, 2014 3:46 PM
 

Have you been counting down the days until we reopen?

Believe it or not, so have we, as we prepare the new Delmar Public Library. We’ve arranged furniture, shelving, and computers. The space has been painted, the floors cleaned, and the building has been made ready for your use as a library.
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Grotto Pizza Fundraiser

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:37 AM
The final 2014 Dine Out for Delmar Public Library event will be held on Thursday, November 6, at Grotto Pizza, in Seaford DE., from 4 until 9 pm. With the voucher, Grotto will contribute an amount up to 20% of the total bill back to the Library's Capital Campaign. Take a little drive north on Rt. 13. Hope to see you there!
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VFW Beef and Dumpling Fundraiser

Thursday, October 9, 2014 8:24 AM
We've been holding Dine Out for Delmar Library events since January and we thank you for your support. We're winding down the year with a Beef and Dumpling Dinner at the Delmar VFW on Sunday, October 19, from 12:30 to 3:30 pm. In addition to a great meal prepared by the VFW volunteers, we'll have a silent auction, 50/50, and bake sale. Tickets are available at the library tomorrow, or call 302-846-9894 to arrange ticket sale. You can also buy tickets online via our website and we'll hold your tickets at the door. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon without cooking! All proceeds go toward matching the $100,000 Longwood Foundation Challenge. See you there!


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We're Moving!

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:52 AM

Delmar Public Library’s long anticipated building project will begin shortly! The Library will be closing Friday, October 3rd as they prepare to relocate all the items within the library to a temporary location on Sussex Highway. This project has been more than 9 years in the making and it is very exciting to see progress and know that the Delmar community will be getting a new library soon. Click this blog post for some of the FAQs the library anticipates. Stop by our temporary location at 38481 Sussex Hwy when we reopen November 11, 2014. Keep updated on the progress by checking our website, Facebook page, or calling the library’s answering machine.
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Dinner Theater Fundraiser

Friday, September 19, 2014 9:08 AM
Click for more information!
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Fundraiser at Sweet Frog

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 9:33 AM
It's another Dine Out for Delmar Public Library event Thursday, September 18 from 12 pm to 9 pm and Friday, September 19 from 12 pm to 10 pm, at Sweet Frog frozen yogurt shop on 2721 N. Salisbury Blvd. (near Best Buy). Bring this coupon and we'll receive a 20% donation based on your purchase. Eat healthy!

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It's Library Card Sign Up Month!

Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:47 AM
Get your library card today!
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Advertise at our Dinner Theater Fundraiser

Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:05 PM
The Delmar Public Library Capital Campaign Steering-Advisory Committee announces presentation of "The Good, the Sad, and the Ugly", a dinner theater murder mystery, by Foot Light Productions. This fundraiser will take place on Saturday, September 27, at 6:30 pm at the Delmar Fire Hall.
Revenues from tickets sales alone will not cover all costs involved in providing this event to our community. Ad sales help cover the costs of printing and advertising. You can place an ad in our program and reach potential customers.
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New eMagazines!

Monday, July 28, 2014 6:01 AM
If you have a library card from a Sussex County Library, you have access to two sources of online magazines—Zinio and Flipster. Zinio is an online magazine shop, with titles for everyone. Flipster is also an online magazine shop. Provided by the Delaware Department of Libraries for all Delaware public library card holders. Find out about both of these eMagazines by clicking on this blog post!
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Hayman Meeting Room Reservations Unavailable

Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:00 AM
Starting August 8, the Hayman Meeting Room will become the staging area for the Library’s move to temporary quarters during our construction project. All reservations of the room by the public will end. And we regret to say that we will have limited space in our temporary quarters and are unlikely to have a meeting room that the public can reserve.

On the flip side of this inconvenience: when we reopen in 2015 in our new library, our meeting room will accommodate 100 people, will have a larger kitchen area, and will have handicapped accessible restrooms adjacent to the room.

Stay tuned for more updates about the move and our temp location!
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Library Hours

Monday 10am - 7pm
Tuesday 10am - 7pm
Wednesday 10am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday CLOSED

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