Armed Services Exposure and Preparation Program(ASEP)

Posted on 15th September 2017 in Inspiration Space, What's Happening

The City of Wilmington & a U.S. Army partnership to increase awareness and prepare young people for exciting careers in the military.

Your Future Awaits

Starts Monday, Oct. 16th, 2017
Tuesdays, 9:30 – 5:30 pm and Mondays 9:30 – 1pm for 6 consecutive weeks.

The Wilmington Library Inspiration Space ( 2nd Floor)
10 E 10th St.
Wilmington, DE 19801

Cost: Free to the 25 participants selected (lunch included)

Sign-up Now!
apply online at:

For More information:
302-576-2117 or

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Meet Bobby Rydell – February 10

Posted on 9th August 2017 in What's Happening

Bobby Rydell is the very definition of talent.  His career has encompassed six decades and counting.  Born in Philadelphia, Bobby first found success as a teen idol, selling over 25 million records.  He went on to star on television, stage and film and is now the author of a best-selling autobiography, Bobby Rydell Teen Idol on the Rocks – a Tale of Second Chances.

He will tell stories, answer questions, and sign books purchased at the event.  Bobby’s hits include Volare, Wild One, Sway and Wildwood Days.   Bobby also starred as Hugo in Bye Bye Birdie with Ann-Margret and Dick Van Dyke.

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Wilmington Public Library
The Commons – 1st Floor
Free Admission

Please Note:
Both seating and time are limited for this program.   Registration is required.

Because of time limit, Mr. Rydell will only sign:
1.) Books that are purchased at this event.
2.) One memorabilia item per person.  Books cost $20 for one, $35 for two.  Checks, Cash or credit cards will be accepted.

Bring your camera for a (single) photo opportunity.   

The Commons area will open to the public at 12:00p.m.  Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, based on pre-registration.  

For More information: Renee O’Donnell 302-571-7400 ext. 2401
Wilmington Public Library – Downtown
10 E. 10th St., Wilmington, DE 19801      

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Lego League for Adults

Posted on 30th June 2017 in Uncategorized, What's Happening

Create with Legos alongside other adults that never lost their love for building.

Who: Lego Builders 18yrs and older, of any skill level.
When: Tuesdays, Oct 10th, November 14th
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Wilmington Library, John Dickinson Meeting Room – 2nd Floor

Part of Wilmington Public Library’s 2017 Build a Better World Summer.

Questions?: Contact Iliana Burgos @ or 571-7400 ext. 2404

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Cribbage Club

Posted on 17th May 2017 in What's Happening

cribbage350Can you get 121 points first?   Come play cribbage at the Library and find out.  Beginners welcome.

Third Tuesday of the Month:
October 17th

Broom Room – 2nd Floor
Free – Adults

walk-ins welcome

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Gamer Free Play

Posted on 28th March 2017 in Childrens Page, Teen Zone, What's Happening

Test your video gaming skills on our Wii or Playstation 3 consoles for some video game fun.wii image

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Youth Services Department

For ages 12 and up


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Family Admission Pass – Hagley Museum


Wilmington & North Wilmington Libraries have Hagley Family Admission Passes for check-out … for free!  Passes can be checked out in the Youth hagley-pass-sample-2017-250Services Department.

Each Admissions pass is good for a family of four and expires on Dec. 31, 2017

One Pass may be checked out for one usage by an adult with a valid library card.
Pass is valid for the entire 235-acre museum site.  Not valid for group tours or specially-ticketed events.

Questions? Call (302) 658-2400 or visit

Please see circulation desk staff for passes.

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Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Posted on 6th September 2016 in What's Happening

Blood Pressure ScreeningTake control of your health!  Come have your blood pressure screened.

Second Thursday of the Month:  June – Nov.2017

12:30-2:30 pm
First Floor Lobby


Sponsored by:
Blood Pressure Ambassador Program
Christiana Care Health System


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Let’s Talk Job Interviews

Posted on 18th April 2016 in Inspiration Space, Uncategorized, What's Happening

Come to the Inspiration Space and participate in a quick instructional discussion about preparing for your interview. Inspiration Space

Wednesday, May 18th
12:30 – 1:00
Inspiration Space – 2nd Floor

Topics include: what to wear, body language, and answering commonly asked questions.

Presenter: Carl Shaw

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Closed for Thanksgiving

Posted on 20th November 2015 in What's Happening, What's Happening North Branch

The Wilmington Libraries will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23rd and Thanksgiving
Friday, Nov. 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

We will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 25th, from 9:00am – 5:00pm

If you wish to place holds or renew your items, you may do it online.




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Job Search Help

Posted on 8th September 2015 in What's Happening

Inspiration SpaceIf you haven’t updated your resume in a while, make your way to the Inspiration Space@Delaware Libraries!!!
Build a resume or have your current resume reviewed on Mondays from 2pm-6pm and Wednesdays from 2pm-6pm at the Wilmington Library’s “Unleash Your Potential Walk-In Assistance!”

Have an interview coming up or just want to stay ready for your next one?
Also schedule a “mock interview” with our Inspiration Space Coordinator!


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