Judge: ‘Prank Call that Changed America’ turns 50

Judge: ‘Prank Call that Changed America’ turns 50

“The powers of the Star Chamber were a trifle in comparison with those of our juvenile courts.” — Dean Pound, 1937“Under our C...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Column: Library open to patron ideas

Column: Library open to patron ideas

Every so often a patron will approach us at the Delaware County District Library with an idea. Many times their suggestion is something that helps imp...

August 5th, 2017 |  


O’Brien: What’s going on here?

O’Brien: What’s going on here?

There is a saying that you cannot please all of the people all of the time. This is particularly true when it comes to sentencing those guilty of a cr...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Column: Meet Libby, your digital library guide

Column: Meet Libby, your digital library guide

Meet Libby. She has a ground-breaking ebook reader, a beautiful audiobook player, and she lives on your smartphone. Libby is the newest app in the lib...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Column: Library helping voters REV UP

Column: Library helping voters REV UP

This week, the Delaware County District Library is participating in a national effort to help ensure that disabled voters’ voices are heard. Thi...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Judge column: A most agreeable year

Judge column: A most agreeable year

“In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.” — J. William Fulbright“Discussion in America means dissent.” — James...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Column: In celebration of Jane Austen

Column: In celebration of Jane Austen

This month, on July 18, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s passing. Though she died at the young age of 41, it was enough time ...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Column: Join the Summer Letterbox Adventure

Column: Join the Summer Letterbox Adventure

Have you ever taken the opportunity to explore the parks and beautiful natural landscapes in Delaware County? With two state parks, multiple waterways...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Judge column: Disturbing the eternal peace

Judge column: Disturbing the eternal peace

‘Dali is seen as sort of the consummate celibate, cheating with nobody.’ — Peter Tush, Curator Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL‘...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Column: Appreciation for audiobooks is growing

Column: Appreciation for audiobooks is growing

June celebrates many national and more obscure holidays. You might have celebrated National Donut day earlier this month. According to the National En...

June 23rd, 2017 |