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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. Inspiration Space Walk In Assistance

    Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Location: Bookends Room
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Come to walk in assistance which has now been...

  2. Book Babies

    Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Location: Storytime Room
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Stories, songs, and action rhymes for babies....

  3. Pajama Story Time

    Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
    Time: 7:00pm - 7:30pm
    Location: Storytime Room
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Snuggle up for stories, crafts, and more.


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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 4 was published in February 2019.  Congratulations to all of our contributors.

Click here to enjoy the creative talent of our young writers and artist in the 2019 edition.

You can also view earlier volumes:

Volume 3, February 2018

Volume 2, February 2017

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