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Age 3 through 8th grade

Founders' Library & Catalog

student checking out book in library

The Founders' Library is an open environment accessible to all students throughout the school day. The library contains 16,000 volumes, including 400 electronic books, and a wide variety of technological resources to serve the students of Independence.

Early Childhood classes visit the library weekly for story time and to check out books. Lower School students in grades 1-3 have scheduled library classes, during which they listen to stories and learn library research skills, while students in grades 4-8 visit the library as needed. Research skills using library resources are taught in conjunction with assigned research projects.


  • E-Books
  • Online resources
  • Britannica Online
  • CultureGrams (reference for U.S. States and countries of the world)
  • WebPath Express (academic search engine)
  • Links to Delaware libraries
  • Access to students’ library account with due date information

*A user account is needed to access these features. Please log into the portal page for information on how to set up an account.

Founders' Library Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Phone: 302-239-0330 x233


Delaware Library Catalog:
With a library card from any Delaware library, you have access to all of the Delaware library databases.

Cecil County, MD Public Library:

Chester County, PA Library System: