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Address: 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Phone Number: (302) 539-5231
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Great library!

Love the staff - very friendly and always helpful. One can reserve books and they will be held. This library is wonderful in terms of computers, children story time, and evening... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
marieandtony787
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Frankford
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Frankford
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Love the staff - very friendly and always helpful. One can reserve books and they will be held. This library is wonderful in terms of computers, children story time, and evening events for us older folks!

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Baltimore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This small but not tiny library is just so well run. The staff is terrific and bright and will help you find anything you want. There is a great selection of books and magazines, and cds and dvds as well as computers. I could and have spent hours just browsing.

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Tequesta, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great library, with up to date books, mags and newspapers, as well as books on tape. Great place to spend those rainy afternoons in Bethany! A simple pleasure just being there. Plenty of computers, and major publications.... All current! Only complaint is that it can get noisy by the front desk, from patrons and even librarians. Enjoy this oasis!

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very friendly staff. Accommodating to locals and out of-towners alike. Computer stations and separate areas for teens and kids. For a local library, it's got it all.

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106 reviews 106 reviews
37 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

When we are in Bethany this is one of our first stops for DVDs and local beach papers. The staff has many volunteers and is always helpful. There are lots of speakers and programs all season. They run a great fund raiser "cottage" tour in July and a kicking book sale in August. The beach, bandstand and library are the... More 

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Bishopville, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Probably the worst library in Delaware. The selection is limited and the staff is not helpful whatsoever.

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Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have a condo nearby and spend a lot of time in Bethany. The library is a great place to spend down time. The staff is quite helpful and there is a lot material to brouse.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

If you are in the mood for unpleasant service and little to no selection, this is the library for you. The least helpful library in Delaware.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This library is wonderful. It has the usual books and magazines. It also lends DVDs. It is staffed by the nicest, knowledgeable, helpful people.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I know these ladies are volunteers but can they please be a little bit friendly? Apparently, they don't like the non-locals visiting. They are cold and very "clinical" in conversation. I love visiting the library, but I feel like I'm not wanted and I feel like I'm walking on eggshells at this one. Perhaps a pep talk? Smile, it's not... More 

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