Redesigning Library Service Areas for the State of Delaware
Center for Applied Demography & Survey Research
Section 6602(a) of Chapter 66 of Title 29 of 64 Delaware Laws permits the Delaware Division of Libraries to contract with "any public library, including privately incorporated public libraries or public library systems." The purpose of these contracts is to "encourage the maintenance and development of proper standards, including personnel standards, hours of operation, library materials, collection standards, and interlibrary resources sharing. "In addition, this section provides for the "development of a statewide public library service."
The current funding and allocation scheme, Determining the population and the square miles of area served