Get Freebies from the Delaware County Library System!

(Last Updated On: July 17, 2019)

The Delaware County Library System offers impressive freebies! If you’re local, you need to know that this library system offers more than just books.

Don’t have a DELCO library card yet? No problem! You can register online.

Delaware County Library System

Get FREE online resources from the Delaware County Library System!

If you have a library card, then you don’t even have to leave your home! You can use exclusive online subscription-based resources for free with your library card credentials. Since there are dozens of exclusive services that you get access to with your library card, I’ll just highlight my favorites in this post.

Encourage early literacy with services like BookFlix, which are designed for children. This service provides free videos, ebooks and interactive games that can help young children learn the alphabet and so much more.

Struggling with schoolwork? HelpNow by Brainfuse connects students from Kindergarten through college with a live tutor.

Need a better job? JobNow by Brainfuse can match you with a free live coach that can assist with resumes and interviews. They have other tools that can help you find and prepare for the perfect opportunity.

Prepping for a stressful test? Learning Express Library offers interactive practice exams that can help you with academic, civil service, military and professional licensing or certification exams. If you’re working on becoming an US Citizen, ProCitizen is a great service that can help you practice for the naturalization test!

You can checkout free ebooks from OverDrive, browse magazines from RBDigital or learn a new langauge with help from Pronunciator.

Check out museum passes for 7 days at a time!

Although I couldn’t find any information about museum passes on the library website, I reached out to the DELCO library system through their website. Aston Public Library Director Stephen Sarazin responded with this message:

“Yes, the Aston, Furness, Haverford, Marple, Media, Middletown, Newtown, Prospect Park, Rachel Kohl, Radnor, Ridley Township, Swarthmore, Upper Darby and Yeadon Libraries offer museum passes.  Rules and selection vary.

Aston offers the following for 7-day loan–
Academy of Natural Sciences
Battleship New Jersey
Brandywine Zoo
Chanticleer Gardens
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
Eastern State Penitentiary
Elmwood Park Zoo
Independence Seaport Museum
Morris Arboretum
Museum of the American Revolution
Mütter Museum
National Constitution Center
Penn Museum
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Philadelphia Insectarium
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
Tyler Arboretum”

We’ve found other opportunities for free fun in the area, too. Here’s a list of free museums in the Philadelphia area! We’ve also found additional free and discounted opportunities for families with EBT cards!

Don’t miss out on their amazing events!

The Delaware County Library System has some incredible events and classes. They have a weekly Tween Dungeons and Dragons meetup, as well as a Chess Camp, Senior Game Group, Meditation Classes and more! Check the calendar to find out what’s happening this week near you!

The Delaware County Library System includes 26 libraries.

The DELCO library system is comprised of 26 libraries spread across 28 locations. This system includes:

  • Aston Public Library
  • Collingdale Public Library
  • Darby Free Library
  • Folcroft Public Library
  • Glenolden Library
  • Haverford Township Free Library in Havertown
  • Helen Kate Furness Free Library in Wallingford
  • J Lewis Crozer Library in Chester
  • Judge Frances J Catania Law Library in Media
  • Lansdowne Public Library
  • Marple Public Library in Broomall
  • Mary M Campbell Marcus Hook Public Library
  • Media-Upper Providence Free Library
  • Middletown Free Library
  • Newton Public Library
  • Norwood Public Library
  • Prospect Park Free Library
  • Rachel Kohl Community Library in Glen Mills
  • Radnor Memorial Library in Wayne
  • Ridley Park Public Library
  • Ridley Township Public Library & Resource Center in Folsom
  • Sharon Hill Pulbic Library
  • Springfield Township Library
  • Swarthmore Public Library
  • Tinicum Memorial Public Library in Essington
  • Upper Darby Township Sellers Library Municipal Branch
  • Upper Darby Township Sellers Library Primos Branch
  • Yeadon Public Library

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