Elsmere Library

  1. New Castle County libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, January 18, 2021 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. 

Request book, movie, and music bundles from Elsmere Library! Click the photo to begin the process!

Book Bundles

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Do you have a delicious cookie recipe that you would love to share? You're in luck! With the help from our amazing Elsmere community, we are compiling a Cookie Recipe Booklet. All participants will receive a booklet of recipes and a 3D-printed snowflake cookie cutter. Click the photo to begin.

Cookie Recipe Swap
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. Play Now Civil Rights Quiz -Kahoot Challenge

    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.';s birthday. Put your Civil Rights knowledge to the test with this fun Kahoot self-paced quiz....

  2. Storytime

    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Join us for stories and fun!

    This event will be held via Facebook Live: 

  3. Lunchtime Maker Chat

    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Presenter: Jessi
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Tune in to show us what...

  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. Real 2 Reel - documentary and dialogue

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Hockessin Library Zoom Meeting
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

    The best documentaries engage your mind and heart. Join us this month as we watch...

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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!  

Elsmere Library is located in the heart of the community, sharing space with the City of Elsmere and the Elsmere Senior Center. The library offers a variety of materials and services including free computer classes and tax preparation; and also provides a variety of programs for all ages.

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