About Us

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Library Mission

“To provide a dynamic information resource designed to satisfy the educational, cultural and literary needs of the public.”

Library Goals: Four A’s

  • To improve the AVAILABILITY and quality of the Library’s collections and services to Library users in all service areas.
  • To improve the ACCESSIBILITY of the Library’s collections, services and physical facilities for the community.
  • To improve the quality of ADMINISTRATIVE control of the Library’s collections and services by providing state-of-the-art automated systems which guarantee fast, accurate and productive information for patrons and staff.
    To improve the community’s AWARENESS of the Library’s collections, services and needs.

Library Administration

Friends of the Wilmington Public Library

Acceptable Behavior Policy: Wilmington Library Rules

Employment at the Library:

Please print and fill out the application  below. Applications are kept on file for one year after receiving it. If you have any other questions, please call 302-571-7400 ext. 2401.

Wilmington Library Employment Application

Partner Programs Located in the Library:

Wilmington Job Center:
The Wilmington Library Job Center offers one-on-one job search assistance during its open hours.  Many other free classes and programs are also offered such as computer classes, financial literacy classes and more.  For the events and open hours, please go to the Library’s Event Calendar.

Literacy Delaware
For 30 years Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults (LVSA) has provided free tutoring services for all Delawareans who want to learn how to read and write, or learn basic English language skills.

This page is still in development : 6/13/2013