Newark Free Library

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Highlighted Programs - Click on any slide to register or call us at 302-731-7550. 

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Upcoming Library Events

  1. Senior Coffee with Elsmere Library

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Sharon Concannon
    Location: Online
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    Bring...

  2. Kidney Care 365

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Presenter: Joanne Smith
    Location: Online
    Library: Bear Public Library

    Joanne Smith R...

  3. Smart Use Health Insurance - Smart Actions

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware...

  4. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Come...

  5. Introduction to Ballet Dance Class with Hockessin Library and Mid-Atlantic Ballet

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

    Boys and Girls ages 3 - 5 are invited to this montly...

  6. D.E.A.R.- Cat Poems for Kids

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 4:00pm - 4:15pm
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware City Public Library

    Celebrate Drop Everything and Read day by watching a...

  7. Walk-A-Mile Book Club

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Walk-a-Mile Book Club 

    All are...

  8. Pajama Story Time

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 7:00pm - 7:30pm
    Presenter: Sara Thomas and Scott Businsky
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public...

  9. Smart Use Health Insurance - Smart Actions

    Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
    Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware...

  10. Eating Smart, Moving More Online!

    Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware...

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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 www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.

Kids ages 4 - 11!

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 5 was published in February 2020.  Congratulations to all of our contributors.


Click here  to enjoy the creative talent of our young writers and artist in the 2020 edition.


You can also view earlier volumes:

Volume 4, February 2019 

Volume 3, February 2018 

Volume 2, February 2017 



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 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.