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Delaware Library Facts

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Library Score

Delaware has few libraries

Libraries

32
34 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Delaware is a very small state

State Population

945,314

Library Programs Score

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Delaware!

Computers Available

1,108

Bookmobiles

2
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Books, Music, & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Programs
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Library Programs Score

Library Programs

534
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

233
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

49
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

10
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

16
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

42%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Delaware!

Librarians

343

Average Librarian Salary

$39,378
Funds
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Funding Score

Delaware libraries are somewhat funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$28
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Sussex County Dept. of Libraries
#844 Nationally
22215 Dupont Boulevard
Georgetown, Delaware 19947

#2 Department of Community Services
#1,677 Nationally
77 Reads Way
New Castle, Delaware 19720

#3 Dover Public Library
#2,039 Nationally
35 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, Delaware 19901

#4 Lewes Public Library
#2,100 Nationally
111 Adams Avenue
Lewes, Delaware 19958

#5 Wilmington Institute Library
#2,108 Nationally
10 East 10th Street
Wilmington, De, Delaware 19801

#6 Selbyville Public Library
#2,211 Nationally
11 Main & Mccabe Street
Selbyville, Delaware 19975

#7 Bridgeville Public Library
#2,633 Nationally
600 South Cannon Street
Bridgeville, Delaware 19933

#8 Delmar Public Library
#2,736 Nationally
101 North Bi-State Boulevard
Delmar, Delaware 19940

#9 Milford Public Library
#2,934 Nationally
11 S.E. Front Street
Milford, Delaware 19963

#10 Rehoboth Beach Public Library
#3,020 Nationally
226 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

#11 Laurel Public Library
#3,295 Nationally
101 E. Fourth Street
Laurel, Delaware 19956

#12 New Castle Public Library
#3,536 Nationally
424 Delaware Street
New Castle, Delaware 19720

#13 Seaford District Library
#3,699 Nationally
600 North Market Street Ext
Seaford, Delaware 19973

#14 Frankford Public Library
#4,215 Nationally
8 Main Street
Frankford, Delaware 19945

#15 Kent County Public Library
#4,499 Nationally
497 South Red Haven Lane
Dover, Delaware 19901

#16 Georgetown Public Library
#4,611 Nationally
123 West Pine Street
Georgetown, Delaware 19947

#17 Millsboro Public Library
#4,662 Nationally
217 West State Street
Millsboro, Delaware 19966

#18 Smyrna Public Library
#5,427 Nationally
107 South Main Street
Smyrna, Delaware 19977

#19 Delaware City Public Library
#5,470 Nationally
250 Fifth Street
Delaware City, Delaware 19706

#20 Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library
#5,574 Nationally
115 High Street
Odessa, Delaware 19730

#21 Harrington Public Library
#5,900 Nationally
110 Center Street
Harrington, Delaware 19952