Ring in spring with chicks

Ring in spring with chicks

Happy Easter from your friends at the Delaware County District Library! This Sunday, April 21, all locations will be closed as we allow our staff time...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Spring is bursting out all over at Stratford

Spring is bursting out all over at Stratford

A sure sign of spring when you begin driving down the lane to Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road are the flowering yellow spice bushes, and f...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Johannes Hevelius-like incident

Johannes Hevelius-like incident

My 67th birthday is approaching, and it makes me think, oddly, of my daughter, a martyred king, a little-known constellation, an even more obscure ast...

April 16th, 2019 |  



Symphony thrills audience with ‘Requiem’

Symphony thrills audience with ‘Requiem’

This season, the Central Ohio Symphony is celebrating its 40th year. As was the case last fall and winter, the March spring concert began with a 40-se...

April 13th, 2019 |  


DCDL set to offer new Launchpads

DCDL set to offer new Launchpads

A few years ago, the Delaware County District Library introduced Playaway Launchpads to all our branch children’s areas. These high-endurance ta...

April 13th, 2019 |  


We all look in the mirror and imagine a younger version of ourselves looking back at us. My husband always says that he sees his 25-year-old face in t...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Turning the big 65

Turning the big 65

After all the great things over the years that I looked forward to, turning 16 and getting my driver’s license was the first. That was followed ...

April 10th, 2019 |  


Leo’s fiercely beating heart

Leo’s fiercely beating heart

Leo, the regal Lion, creeps higher in the south with each passing day. The Lion is perhaps the most distinctive constellation of spring, and its event...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Award-winning author to speak about novel

Award-winning author to speak about novel

Mindy McGinnis is an author who worked in a Central Ohio high school library for 13 years. Her young adult debut novel, “Not A Drop to Drink,...

April 6th, 2019 |  


A crowded reservation

“It will be a very hard thing to leave the country that God gave us. Our friends are buried there, and we hate to leave these grounds.” &...

April 5th, 2019 |