Want to see if we have a book or movie, or need an item from another library and want to pick it up at the Harrington Public Library? Search The Delaware Library Catalog for books, movies, music, magazines, audio books, and more! You can also download and borrow free e-books and e-audiobooks from the library’s catalog!

The Harrington Public Library Mission Statement:IMG_0882[1]

The Harrington Public Library serves the needs of the residents of its service area by providing diversified, accurate, and useful materials, programs, and services to satisfy the people’s desire for lifelong learning and to enhance the quality of life in the community. Special emphasis is placed on providing to persons of all ages, current, high-demand, high interest materials through traditional and emerging technologies.

You can get a Harrington Public Library card no matter where you live in Delaware! The first card is free. Our programs are open to anyone, library card or not, and are not limited to those living in Harrington. Our programs are always free!

We also now have an e-newsletter that is sent out monthly; if you wish to receive it to find out all the great details about our programs, our book sales, and our other upcoming events, either call or stop by to add your name and email to our list! You can also send us an email to put your name on our e-newsletter list.

Libraries are a great way to save money! See some examples below:

  • Free computer use with Internet access and library card
  • Books you can borrow for free
  • DVDs you don’t have to pay to borrow
  • Cd’s are free to borrow too
  • You can also download free e-books and e-audiobooks.
  • Free programs for the family
  • Free access to newspapers and magazines
  • Free Job Center every Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Assistance using library services

Harrington Public Library

110 E. Center St.
Harrington, DE 19952

Phone: (302) 398-4647
Fax: (302) 398-3847

GPS: 38.9286371 to 75.5754846


Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Christine Hayward is the library director. The assistant director and youth services Librarian is Marleena Young.

Service Fees

Our Library provides many patron services.
$3.00 to send a fax (per fax number, not per page)
$.30 per page to receive

Copies (copier)
$.30 per page for black and white copies
$.50 per page for color copies

$.10 per page for black and white
$.25 per page for color

(note: We do not have a notary)