About the Project

Project Summary

  • Following a Needs Assessment by the Delaware Division of Libraries, a new library was recommended of between 25,000-40,000 square feet based on anticipated population growth.
  • The Friends of Duck Creek Regional Library decided to pursue the minimum recommended square footage, feeling it would adequately meet the needs of Smyrna, Clayton, Kenton, and Townsend communities..
  • The estimated capital campaign cost is $18,805,580. Of that amount, approximately $18,050,000 has been raised.
  • Anticipated Hours of Operation to best meet the needs of the community are: Four Days per Week from 10:00 - 8:00 AND Two Days per Week from 10:00 - 6:00.


Benefits of a New Library in Smyrna

  • Cornerstone for Downtown Revitalization
  • Adpatations to New COVID19 Community Needs
  • State of the Art Technology
  • More Services for Adults and Families
  • New Programming for Children and Seniors
  • Community Meeting Rooms and Program Space
  • Expanded Collections
  • Located Near Schools
  • Enhanced Parking
  • New Business and Civic Partnerships
  • Increased Foot Traffic for Businesses
  • Town of Smyrna No Longer Financially Responsible for Operations








Library Rendering



Library Rendering



Library Rendering