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Welcome to the Georgetown Public Library!

The Georgetown Public Library is one of 11 independent libraries in Sussex County and is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Resident Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware for Sussex County. The mission of the library is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community.

Patrons can borrow materials from the Georgetown Public Library as well as all other public libraries in the State of Delaware with one Delaware library card. 

SPRING BOOK SALE by the Friends of the Georgetown Library


When:  WEDNESDAY, March 28 – Friends of the Georgetown Library Only 5:00 pm – 7:45 p m

March 27 – 30, 2019


10 am– 7:45 pm on Thursday and Friday

10 am – noon on Saturday

What:    •Paperbacks       •Hardbacks       •Coffee Table Books       •Special Children’s Section

1,000 Children’s Books to Read Before Kindergarten  #1000BooksB4K

The objectives of this organization are: to promote reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers and to encourage parent and child bonding through reading. go to https://1000booksbeforekindergarten.org/resources/

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Classes & Events: Adults click here; Teens click here; Children click here

Spring Career Festival: Georgetown Library April 11, 2019 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • There are 4 DOL locations throughout the State to SERVE YOU!
  • Job Link at Georgetown, Wilmington, Newark, Dover
  • Thousands of great opportunities may be found. Over 20 Employers! Come Dressed to Impress!
  • Bring Plenty of Copies of Your Resume!


Chrysalis Story Time: (Beginning September 17) Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.  

Night time story time for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-6 with stories, songs, and other activities such as crafts.

Caterpillars Story Time: (Beginning September 18) Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.  

Story time is appropriate for birth to age 3.

Butterflies Story Time: Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.  

Story time is appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers thru age 6.  

Do you have a child who wants their first library card?  click here for more information.  


See Upcoming Events for Ages 16 and Up click here