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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.

Library will be closed Monday, February 18

 Event - Humanities Program, Presentation of 

African Americans and the Civil War

When: Thursday, February 28th

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Georgetown Library, 123 W. Pine Street Georgetown, DE 19947

This is a presentation on African Americans, free and enslaved,and their role in the Civil War.

 A Delaware Speaker, Kathy Trusty, Black History Educator

    This Delaware Humanities 60 minute Program will focus on the challenges African Americans, free and enslaved, faced during the Civil War. Speaker Kathy Trusty, Black History Educator, helps to put a face to soldiers who fought valiantly for the Union's cause and freedom. 

At first they were not allowed to fight.  Then they were and more than 180,000 signed up. 

 Special Event:  Active Shooter Training on Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:30 pm

This informative presentation is intended to help attendees become more aware of their surroundings, learn how to be safe during threatening situations and to realize that whatever action is taken, matters!

See the Classes & Events Tab - click here for Children's Activities, click here for Teen Events, and click here for Adult Programs

SPRING CAREER FESTIVAL at the 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