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Address: 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Phone Number:
+1 302-539-5231
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 13:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00

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Nice library, great selection of books and movies

This is a really nice library, I stop here when I am in the area. Their new book selection is excellent, and they also have an impressive movie collection.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dewey Beach, Delaware
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Dewey Beach, Delaware
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice library, I stop here when I am in the area. Their new book selection is excellent, and they also have an impressive movie collection.

Thank Marie-D1989
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined the South Coastal Library since we'll be in Bethany Beach off and on. It's a beautiful facility, with terrific librarians and aides. There's something doing there every day -- we're just sorry we missed the cooking classes. Yes, cooking classes. There were discussions on politics and culture; there is a beautiful meeting area, and computers galore for use.... More 

Thank pittsburghphils
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

They have everything from games to dvds to amazing books in every category. Great for children, constantly have reading sessions for little ones.

Thank hotsauce82
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

good, new books. computer program for logging in works well to renew or reserve book.Comfortable chairs and sofa, nice atmosphere. A liitle noisy at times when its real busy.

Thank eil_eil_12
Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Coming from Fairfax, VA we are used to alarge library system. In Bethany Beach the library gives me everything a larger library system does without the attitude. The library houses plenty of books and periodicals along with books on CDs. Lots of computers for those in need and a lovely separate room for the children. What is not on the... More 

Thank BBeachBum29
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Was able to go to Story Time with my kids while on vacation. The library staff was fantastic. The kids department is full of books, puzzles, games, computers, puppets, and all the dvds you could want to check out. Great facility!

Thank BBunney
Arnold, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Tucked away from the main-drag in Bethany is the South Coastal Library. Quiet, modern, well-used, well-endowed with an ever expanding collection. Professional and friendly full-time staff, with lots of retiree volunteers. Locals and tourists welcomed.

Thank 1000mL
washington dc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a good library, with helpful librarians and the services you would expect. You don't have to live here to use them. If you are visiting, be sure to check the online calendar. We have attended lectures and performances at South Coast Library during our vacations in Bethany Beach.

Thank mrsagf
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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265 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This library has everything. Wifi if you need it for your own computer. Dozens of computers for general use. Hundreds of magazines. Books, tapes, DVDs, etc. program for adults year round, extra programs for children during summer.

1 Thank Mary Dot J
South Bethany, Delaware
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Large library with children's, teens', and adult rooms. Large capacity for books, videos, DVDs, magazines; and independent computers available for adults and children located in separate sections. All kinds of programs available day and night for adults and children throughout the year. Well connected to other DE libraries for borrowing what is not on the shelves. Best staff possible!

1 Thank Jane B

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