Newark Free Library

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


    When: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - All Day
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    Newark Free Library is Closed on every Thursday.

  2. Jitterbugs Music & Movement

    When: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    During the story times children will listen to stories and participate in movement activities such as singing, dancing, and...

  3. Adult Coloring (5pm-8pm)

    When: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Storytime Room

    Adult Coloring.

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Kids ages 4 - 12!

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 3 was published in February 2018.  Congratulations to all of our contributors.

Click here to enjoy the creative talent of our youngest writers and artists in the 2018 edition.

You can also Take a look at Volume 2, published in February 2017.

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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.