Delaware Libraries

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When you sign up online you gain access right away to all eMedia! Download eBooks, read eMagazines, use online resources for FREE!

Want more? Contact your public library to transfer your online account to a full account, providing use of library computers and access to all materials, programs and services.

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Delaware Educator Library Card
The educator card allows its holders to supplement their curriculum with expanded access to public library resources for children and teens. For public and private K-12 school librarians, teachers, and homeschoolers who work in Delaware, including those whose residence is out-of-state.

*New Castle County Only: Make an appointment with the Educator Card Program liaison at your NCC library to review guidelines, turn in required paperwork, and obtain a card.

My First Delaware Library Card
For birth to 5 years old.  Ask your Delaware library for a FREE growth chart when you check out physical items for your child.
Sign your child up for Free books by mail through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library!

Super Library Card
For 6 to 12 years old. Ask your Delaware Library for zipper tags when checking out items from your library! Collect all five!

All Delaware residents are eligible for a free library card. Complete a registration form and present it with a photo ID at your local Delaware public library* or sign up online for access right away to emedia.

*If you don’t have a Delaware photo ID, please contact your local library for card registration requirements. Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign for the card. Please contact your local public library for registration, policies and/or fee information.

Cómo obtener tarjeta de la biblioteca

Get the Mobile App and get access to your card right from your device, plus you can manage your account, place holds and much more.

Also download eBooks using hoopla and libby!

Residentes de Delaware
Para obtener gratis su tarjeta necesita mostrar prueba de residencia del estado de Delaware. Muestre su licencia de manejar o su identificación de Delaware y presente la solicitud para recibir su tarjeta de la biblioteca. Si no tiene licencia de manejar o identificación de Delaware, póngase en contacto con su biblioteca local.

Cómo obtener tarjeta de la bibliotecau

Delaware non-residents may apply for a non-resident card. Simply submit the registration form and a fee to a Delaware public library.

Non-Resident Property Owners
If you own property in Delaware, but live in another state, you are still eligible to receive a Delaware library card. Please contact your local public library for registration, policies and/or fee information.
It’s that easy! And it’s all FREE!