Welcome to the Lewes Public Library

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 15 for Presidents' Day


 Help us wrap up our Annual Appeal - only $2,487 left to raise!

Please consider sending a gift today to:
Lewes Public Library
111 Adams Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958

Or give online by clicking here.

 We thank you for your support!

Teen Job Fair & Job-Hunting Tips
February 8 - 13

Teen Money Management*
Thursday, February 11, 6:00 PM

Teen Job Fair
Saturday, February 13, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM



* Registration required.

Natural Detoxing for Health
Wednesday, February 17, 3:00 PM

PCBs, plastics, pesticides, herbicides, paint fumes, automobile exhaust, second hand smoke….we’re exposed to toxins all the time in the air we breathe, the water we drink and in many of the foods we eat. Join Dr. Uday Jani for an imformative, enlightening talk on the Core Restore program. He'll share the latest on how to protect yourself and your family by choosing the right foods and nutrients to eliminate toxins from your body and renew wellness.

Dr. Uday Jani is Board certified in Internal medicine and has completed his Fellowship in Integrative Medicine. Born in India, he completed his medical residency there. He practices at Shoreview Medical in Milton, DE. This program is offered in partnership with Beebe Healthcare Department of Integrative Health.

Register online or call 645-2733.



Family Game Night
Saturday, February 20, 6:00 - 8:00 PM


All ages are invited to join the Library for Family Game Night.

We will have board games, Wii and Xbox games, Minecraft, and 3D printing demonstrations.

Pizza will be provided by Mr. P's Pizza in Lewes. Drinks and other refreshments also will be served.

This event is free and open to all. 

Wellness Workshop with Cheyenne Luzader
Mondays (February 22 - March 14), 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Take charge of your health with a journey to wellness. Cover the basics of healthy living; nutrition, exercise, stress management, and a plan for living well. You will be guided to learn about healthy choices, observe your current lifestyle, set healthy goals, and make a commitment to take action.
Class meets from 2:30 - 3:30 PM on four consecutive Mondays in the Library 2nd Floor meeting room, and is a four week commitment (February 22, February 29, March 7, and March 14). This program is free of charge. To register call 302-645-3528.


This is a cooperative program between the Department of Integrative Health, Beebe Healthcare and the Library.

Gua Sha for Pain Relief
Wednesday, February 24, 3:00 PM

The Chinese practice of acupuncture is thousands of years old but is relatively new to Western medicine. Gua sha (or Guasha) is a little-known Asian traditional medicine treatment which involves palpation and cutaneous stimulation.

Denise Demback, L.Ac. will demonstrate and discuss the method and uses of Guasha. Ms. Demback is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist with a practice in Milton.

Register by clicking here.


Celebrate your child or grandchild with a leaf on the
new Library "Learning Tree"

  Celebrate the children and grandchildren of greater Lewes by having their names and special messages engraved on a “Learning Tree” at the new Library.

One wall of the new Children’s Room will be dedicated to the colorful tree, whose branches will expand as more engraved leaves are added. Up to 300 leaves can be featured.

Engraved leaves may be purchased in three colors – gold, silver and bronze – for $300, $200 and $100 each, respectively. Reservations can be made now for the tree, which will be unveiled when the new Library opens in spring of 2016.

For more information, please click here or pick up a a flyer and order form at the Library.

Beers for Books - Every Pint Counts!
Now through March 31, 2016 at The Crooked Hammock

Now thru March 2016, The Crooked Hammock will donate 25 cents from each pint of Crooked Hammock craft beer you buy. Cheers to our great neighbor for helping us out with our Capital Campaign!

The Crooked Hammock is located at 36707 Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes, DE. Click here to visit their website.

During the month of February (excluding Feb 12 - 14), have dinner at The Crooked Hammock on the Cape Gazette, all while supporting the Library.
Just click here to print a coupon for this offer and bring it in to The Crooked Hammock  to receive one FREE entrée with the purchase of a dinner entrée of equal or lesser value.

"Cabin Fever" at the Rusty Rudder to benefit the new Library
Saturday, March 19, 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Wax your long board and dig out your Bermudas.  The region’s first kick-off to summer 2016 is almost here!

“Cabin Fever”, a salute to Jimmy Buffett and all things Key West, is set for Saturday, March 19, 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach. The event will benefit the new Library.

Featuring Parrotbeach, the renowned Jimmy Buffett tribute band, your $45 ticket gives unlimited access to four “Duval Street” food stations, two drink vouchers for three specialty drink stations, and hours of great island music.

The event includes the Duval Village silent auction and photo booth with a Keys background.

“Cabin Fever” tickets may be purchased at the Library, or by clicking here.

For information about sponsorships or other questions, please call Terri Colegrove at 302-644-0107 or email her at tcolegrove@horizonphilanthropic.com.


Sorry, we're full!


In anticipation of our move into the new building, the Lewes Public Library will no longer be able to accept donations of books and other materials.

Once we have moved into the new Library in the Spring of 2016, we will resume acceptance of book donations. The Friends will have a shop in the new library to sell books and other items to pay for new books for the library and programs offered to our community.

For a list of other libraries and thrift that accept book donations, click here.

Thank you for your understanding!


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