2012 was a great year for Delaware Libraries! The new Dover Public Library opened; Bear, Claymont, Frankford, Greenwood, and Wilmington Libraries all started renovations or new building projects; we began lending eBooks & eAudiobooks; and so much more.
Here’s a look back at 2012 through the top 10 posts on our blog. Some are favorites that appear year after year and some were new in 2012.
- Although posted in 2011, in 2012 tens of thousands more discovered that scratching poison ivy does not make it spread
- We learned the world would not end on 12/21/2012
- Turns out the average American reads 17 books a year (print book readers average 24 and eBook readers average 15)
- Delawareans were understandably interested in how to find flood maps before Superstorm Sandy hit
- Another perennial top 10, the 5-second rule? Not true!
- Train and ship lovers enjoyed seeing Jackson and Sharp photos online
- Buyers and sellers wanted to know how to find property transfer information
- There is some interesting research on when the American Flag was first flown in battle and it may not be at Cooch’s Bridge
- Want to know the difference between relative humidity and dew point? You’re not alone!
- We launched a genre guide so people could find out what to read or watch next
Keep following the Delaware Libraries blog to see what we’ll explore in 2013!