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Kirkwood Highway Public Library, serving an area of 52,000 residents, has a collection of 80,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 4,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,320 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 13 employees, of whom 3 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $230,000. Patrons make 140,000 visits annually, and check out materials 400,000 times. Thirty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 6000 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington Delaware 19808 Telephone 302-995-7663

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Abington) Abington Township Public Library
(Towson) Baltimore County Public Library
(Bridgeton) Bridgeton Public Library
(Mount Holly) Burlington County Library
(Westampton) Burlington County Library
(Voorhees) Camden County Library

12/17 Coming to The Wilmington area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.