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  1. Storytime

    Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Join us for stories and fun!

    This event...

  2. First State Farm to MyPlate

    Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Online

    Join us for a brief...

  3. Maker Program: Arduino/Genuino Jumpstart With Route 9 Library

    Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
    Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Presenter: Jessi
    Location: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center Zoom Meeting
    Library: Route...

  4. Yoga Tales

    Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Presenter: Amy Vistorek
    Location: Online

    Enjoy stories and easy yoga poses with a calming guided...

  5. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

  6. Crosstown Trivia

    Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
    Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Presenter: Scott Businsky and Maya Glassman
    Location: Online Meeting
    Library: Elsmere...

  7. NASA: How Big? How Far? How Hot? with Route 9 Library

    Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Presenter: Ms. Debbie
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation...

  8. An Online Talk with author Carlos Andrés Gómez: Writing Through - Storytelling toward Social Justice

    Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware Libraries


  9. Writing Workshop: Write! Publish! Sell!

    Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Lois Hoffman
    Location: Online
    Library: Newark Free Library


  10. Out of My Mind; Just in Time

    Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Presenter: Saliym Cooper
    Location: Online
    Library: Brandywine Hundred Public Library

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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

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.