Elsmere Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Public Libraries will be CLOSED  on Tuesday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

    Please be sure to renew your items early to avoid issues.

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Has Begun!
For everyone from newborns to adults

June 1 - August 12

Visit your local New Castle County Library or go to https://nccde.beanstack.org to sign up.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

New Castle County Libraries invite you to participate in this free program which encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before he or she begins kindergarten. For more information, check out what New Castle County Libraries have to offer or visit www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.



Upcoming Events
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  1. Summer Reading Challenge Kick-Off Celebration

    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - All Day
    Where: Elsmere Library at Meeting Area Small

    Stop by, sign up for summer reading, and enjoy light refreshments and fun!

  2. Steel Happiness

    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Meeting Area

    Celebrate summer with the sweet sound of steel drum music.

  3. The Build It Better Shop

    When: Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Meeting Area

    Rick Waterhouse incorporates music, science, puppets, books and even a broken merry-go-round in this musical vignette that moves you from...

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Elsmere Library is located in the heart of the community, sharing space with the City of Elsmere and the Elsmere Senior Center. The library offers a variety of materials and services including free computer classes and tax preparation; and also provides a variety of programs for all ages.