Claymont 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.

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 www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.

  1. Storytime

    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Join us for stories and fun!

    This event will be held via Zoom and streamed to Facebook Live. To...

  2. First State Farm to MyPlate

    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Online

    Join us for a brief introduction to Delaware agriculture and the University of...

  3. Maker Program: Arduino/Genuino Jumpstart With Route 9 Library

    Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Presenter: Jessi
    Location: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center Zoom Meeting
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    This class is...

  4. Yoga Tales

    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Presenter: Amy Vistorek
    Location: Online

    Enjoy stories and easy yoga poses with a calming guided meditation.  Towels or mats recommended. ...

  5. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

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

  6. Crosstown Trivia

    Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Presenter: Scott Businsky and Maya Glassman
    Location: Online Meeting
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    To take advantage of this unique...

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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 Claymont Library opened on October 26, 2013 in a beautiful new state-of-the-art facility with features including a drive up window, meeting and study rooms, increased and updated technology, dedicated Teen and Children’s areas, a walking trail and an outdoor pergola. It was previously housed in a section of the Claymont Community Center since 1988 and founded by the Woman’s Club of Claymont in the Old Stone School in 1929. The library serves as a cornerstone of the Claymont Community, which is experiencing a renaissance.

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