Newark Free Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.  Please renew your items early to avoid confusion.
  1. The Chef Shapes Up with Rick Waterhouse

    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    The Chef Shapes Up with Rick Waterhouse
    The Chef uses puppetry, music, humor, science, and math to show how healthier...

  2. Chess Night

    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Bookends Room

    Wednesday night open chess games for all ages and abilities.
    6:30 – 8:30pm

  3. CLOSED

    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - All Day
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    Newark Free Library is Closed on every Thursday.

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Register Online For Summer Reading!

New Castle County Libraries - in partnership with the Delaware Library Consortium - now offer access to Beanstack, an online portal that provides free summer reading registration and hours logging, personalized recommendations of children’s books, library programs, and educational apps. The new, online service is free to Delaware Library users and can be accessed from a home computer, mobile device, or in any of the Library’s branch locations. It includes book and activity logging, badges, and registration for all members of the family under one account. Beanstack also uniquely sends each patron weekly personalized emails recommending a library program or book.

How It Works

  1. Visit Beanstack
  2. Click on "Get Started"
  3. Fill out a profile for each child
  4. Read and complete fun activities to earn prizes this summer
  5. On Your Mark...Get Set...Read!


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The Newark Free Library offers an outstanding array of services to the community, including print and non-print materials; Internet computers and wireless access; and vibrant programs for all ages.