Consider A Donation to DCDL

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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.

Local Author Fair showcases Central Ohio talent

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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.

Delaware County Genealogical Society A Great Resource

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Have you always wondered who your ancestors are? Are you fascinated by TV shows like Who Do You Think You Are?, where celebrities trace their roots? If you would like help to investigate your own family history, look no further than the Delaware County Genealogical Society, located in the Delaware County District Library’s Main Library.

Ohio Wesleyan Professor Speaks at Ostrander

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Local history buffs gathered at the Ostrander Branch Library on Tuesday, November 11 to hear Dr. Mark P. Gingerich, history professor at Ohio Wesleyan University, speak about the pivotal events leading up to World War One. It was quite a challenge to share in one hour about such a broad topic, but Dr. Gingerich was able to give those who attended an intriguing snapshot view of the war including some fascinating facts about the countries and people that became involved in this important world altering episode in history.