“Literacy begins at home.” That statement was in a recent article on NPR, and, the article went on to say, “Parents can't do it all alone, and that's where libraries come in.”
It’s a brand new year, and the Board and Staff of the Delaware County District Library wish you nothing but good luck and happiness in 2015. I certainly hope you have put visiting the Library regularly on your resolutions list. When you visit the Library, you will find so much more than books and DVD’s for you and your entire family. For a current list of programs for all ages, pick up a copy of “Check It Out!,” the Library’s quarterly news
Are you kids getting a little bored with their December break? The staff at the Delaware County District Library know that it happens…and they have planned some wonderful programs for you and your family to help with the boredom.
The holidays are in full swing in Delaware, and the Delaware County District Library has had hundreds of visitors using Library this week, to find special recipes, unique craft ideas, decorating tips, good books for the whole family, blockbuster movies to watch, programs to entertain and education, or some “down time” to R&R.
We read and discussed the book Savvy by Ingrid Law. The group gave the book two thumbs up. In the story, when a Beaumont turns thirteen they get a special ability or "savvy." We talked about what savvy we would like to have and what savvy we thought we already had. We thought the bus driver, Lester, was the character who changed the most from the beginning to the end of the book.
One of the ways to measure the success of any business is to determine its return on invest (ROI). How much are you getting back for every dollar you spent operating your business?
Here is a sampling of new adults books you will find in the Library during the month of December.
The Big Finish by James W. Hall Teaming up with the FBI to catch his son's killer by setting himself up as bait, Thorn travels to a small North Carolina town to infiltrate a gang, only to discover that nothing he has been told is true.
As 2014 draws to a close, many of us will be considering our end-of-the year donations to various organizations and agencies. If you have never thought about donating to the Delaware County District Library, perhaps this year is the perfect time to do so.
The Library has a “Buy-A-Book” program that will add a new book to the shelves for the small donation of $25. You can designate if you’d like the Library to purchase a book for children, teens or adults, and you can make your donation in honor or in memory of someone special in your life.
Over 40 Central Ohio authors attended Delaware County District Library’s Local Author Fair on Sunday, December 7th.
The event kicked off with a presentation from keynote speaker from Kelsey Swindler of Wilmington, Ohio’s Orange Frazer Press. Swindler discussed different kinds of publishing, from traditional avenues to self-publishing routes. The presentation was open to the local authors in attendance as well as the public.