Appoquinimink Community Library

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Need a bunch of books for your children?  Can’t decide what to read next?

If you’d like library staff to select books for you or your children, just fill out this form, and we’ll do that! 

You’ll receive a notification from the system when your materials are ready to be picked up during our contactless curbside service hours.

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Upcoming Events

Enjoy Online Programs from all over the State

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  1. Story Time with Miss Claire from the Woodlawn Library

    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
    Location: Friends of Woodlawn Library Facebook Live
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Join Miss Claire on the Friends of Woodlawn Library Facebook page! We...

  2. Story Time with Miss Lisa from the Newark Free Library

    Time: 2:00pm - 2:15pm
    Presenter: Lisa Beamer
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Join Miss Lisa on the  Newark Free Library YouTube channel. We can';t get together, but...

  3. Book Discussion with the Kirkwood Library

    Time: 2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Kirkwood Public Library

    Join us online to share your thoughts on the books you';ve been reading recently. ...

  4. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: PAWS for People
    Location: Zoom Public
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Come read to a furry friend from PAWS for People...

  5. Online Role Playing - with the Route 9 Library

    Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Presenter: Beth
    Location: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center Zoom Meeting
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center


  6. Teen Time

    Time: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
    Location: Zoom Public
    Library: Claymont Public Library

    Join TEEN TIME hosted by libraries across the county! Every Tuesday afternoon from 4-4:50 p.m.


  7. Hockessin Library Book Group for Older Chapter Book Readers

    Time: 4:15pm - 5:00pm
    Location: Hockessin Library Zoom Meeting
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

    We will be meeting via Zoom to discuss Connect the Stars by Marisa de los...

  8. Watercolor Workshops

    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Presenter: Linda Llanso
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Watercolor Workshops...

  9. Happy Tales: Read to a Dog Program with Claymont Library

    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location: Online Meeting
    Library: Claymont Public Library

    Join Claymont Library for Happy Tales - a Virtual Read to a Dog program! Great for kids and...

  10. Spruce Avenue Bookies

    Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Presenter: Staff
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    Join us for a lively discussion of this month';s book selection. 

    *NOTE: this session...

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1000 Books

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 (PDF) or visit

Ask a Librarian

Ask us, anytime!

Ask a Librarian Delaware is operated by Delaware library staff who can help you online, just as we do in person, from the convenience of your computer or cell phone.  You can ask us through email and text.  Please contact us and we will get back to you, whether it’s about your library account or item, or for research on a particular topic.  We hope to hear from you soon! We appreciate your service and use of our libraries, in person and online!  

The Appoquinimink Community Library, an integral part of the Middletown area for over 50 years, offers services and activities for toddlers, children, teens, adults and seniors. Besides our collections of books, dvd's, cd's, audiobooks, and magazines, we also offer, through the Delaware Division of Libraries, electronic collections of books, audiobooks, and magazines.  We have wi-fi and 12 desktop computers available for public use.  We also offer faxing, scanning and printing.  Check out our programs in the Happenings guide below or on our Events Listing above!

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