About the Harrington Library

The Harrington Public Library Mission Statement:


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, spring libraryhigh 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
  • 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

Email: harrington.library@lib.de.us


Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00 am to 4:45 pm


Tuesday and Thursday

11:00 am to 6:45 pm


10:00 am to 1:45 pm


Curbside available by appointment Monday-Saturday


Library Staff:

Marleena Scott–Library director

Melissa Johnson–Assistant Director

Michele Wickett–Youth Service Librarian

Rosalynn Gray–Library Clerk


Service Fees:

$3.00 to send a fax up to 10 pages, an additional charge of $.50 per page will be added for any additional pages after the initial 10
$.25 per page to receive

Copies (copier):
$.25 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

Wireless Printing:

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

(note: We do not have a notary)