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Phone Upgrades

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In order to best serve our patrons, we are upgrading the telephones within the entire Delaware County District Library system. While we migrate, there may be some minor glitches or inconveniences in reaching your local DCDL branch. We appreciate your patience as we work through this to make the transition as seamless as possible. 

Notice Updates

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The Delaware County District Library is happy to announce that we have recently eliminated overdue fines on all materials. Due to this policy change, we are making changes in notice messages, and adjusting the frequency with which you’ll be receiving reminders for items approaching, and past, their due dates.

Summer Storytime Break

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It's been a full eight weeks of "Ready. Set. Read!" at the Delaware County District Library. We hope you enjoyed yourself as you experienced all the elements of Summer Reading Club. Whether you got to pet a shark, learned how to jump and roll with Parkour, or read your way through all the Harry Potter stories, you made great memories this summer! 

Find Pokémon at DCDL

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We are certainly living in a mobile world. If you haven’t heard lately, something phenomenal happened in America on July 6 called Pokémon GO. The mobile app uses location-based augmented reality technology. It encourages users to interact with the world around them through the eyes of their mobile devices as they try to catch and collect Pokémon species and other necessary Pokémon-catching tools.

Mobile Site

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Visiting the Delaware County District Library's website is now easier than it has ever been, with a new design especially for your cell phones and tablets. Take a look around the site on your devices and see what you think. Just jump on your internet browser and navigate to www.delawarelibrary.org where you'll see some more of the changes. No more pinching and zooming, and all the resources you know and love are only one "tap" away. 

Fine-Free Library!

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At the Delaware County District Library, it is our pleasure to offer the best experience we can to the community we serve. That experience includes our frontline staff interactions with patrons, the facilities we have available for public use, the diverse materials we provide, and the overall fostering of a love of lifelong discovery.

Resources to Recognize Suicide Risk

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How to Recognize When a Loved One Is Suicidal

Acknowledging the warning signs of suicidal thoughts is both upsetting and frightening. You may not know where to begin or how you can help. However, the first step to preventing the suicide of a loved one is recognizing the warning signs so that action can be taken. Here are a few of the most common warning signs.

Giving Away Possessions

Walking Clubs

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The Delaware County District Library is encouraging readers to exercise their bodies and their minds this summer. In the spirit of movement and fitness, the Powell, Ostrander and Delaware Main libraries are all kicking off walking clubs this month.  

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