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  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.

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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. Walk In Job and Entrepreneurial Assistance

    When: Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Bookends Room

    Visit the Open Lab to create an email address, find jobs leads online, fill out a job application, write a resume, practice...

  2. Thank You’s, Cover Letters and Emails

    When: Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Newark Free Library

    Thank You’s, Cover Letters and Emails - Learn how to create an effective cover letter to send to an employer. Thank you letters and emails will be...

  3. Delaware Art Museum presents Soaring Sculptures

    When: Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    Delaware Art Museum presents Soaring Sculptures
    During this hands-on program, young artists will explore the way...

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Pages Vol. 2 The Newark Free Library presents Pages, an annual literary and arts magazine, by kids and for kids. Children aged 4 – 12 contributed stories, poems, essays, jokes and hand-drawn art to be considered for Pages, volume 2, which was published in February 2017.

Forty-six entries were chosen for the magazine. Take a look and enjoy the creative talent of our youngest writers and artists!




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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.