Kirkwood 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 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

Upcoming Events
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  1. Special Family Game Day!

    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - All Day
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Children's Room 2

    Play games all day!


    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Children's Room 1

    Storyteller Terry Colonna will tell a variety of stories and then lead a make-and-take activity. Ages: 4—12. Children's Room

  3. Piano Concert: Music About Spain

    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Great Reading Room 1

    Mark Blaschke performs music about Spain by French and Spanish composers.

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Kirkwood Library has been serving the community since 1968. In 2008, the original library was demolished and construction was begun on the current building. The new library opened to the public in August 2009.