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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

  1. Gentle Yoga with Bonnie at the Bridgeville Library

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 8:15am - 9:30am
    Presenter: Bonnie Russell
    Library: Bridgeville Public Library

    Ananda Yoga has partnered with the Bridgeville...

  2. Storytime with the Appoquinimink Library!

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
    Presenter: Marianne Hahn
    Library: Appoquinimink Public Library

    Join us on

  3. Read and Make with the Dover Public Library

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Library: Dover Public Library

    Enjoy a story with one of our librarians and then learn how to make a related craft from the...

  4. ESL with Greg Hitz

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Presenter: Greg Hitz
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Georgetown Public Library


  5. A Wizard's Wand

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Zoom Meeting

  6. Cook with Books

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Presenter: Kim Friberg
    Library: Bear Public Library

    Sprinkle, mash and stir! Hear a story and learn...

  7. Mike Rose Virtually Presents: Once Upon a Magic Show Shorts

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 2:15pm
    Presenter: Mike Rose
    Library: Harrington Public Library

    Join us on Facebook for a brief magic presentation...

  8. Spanish Conversation Group

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Library: Lewes Public Library

    Join Spanish speakers 18+ to improve your Spanish-speaking skills. Please note: basic Spanish...

  9. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: PAWS for People
    Location: Zoom Public
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

  10. Teen Jackbox Games with the Dover Public Library

    Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020
    Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Library: Dover Public Library

    Do you like strange games and friendly competition? Starting on June 4, Jackbox Games are here to...

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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 

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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.