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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.

Upcoming Virtual Events

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  1. Facebook Live Crafty Storytime with the New Castle Public Library

    Date: Friday, April 10, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: New Castle Public Library Facebook Live
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Join...

  2. Hack That Painting

    Date: Friday, April 10, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location: Facebook Live
    Library: Delaware City Public Library

    Stories with Miss Kat and Theo

    Date: Friday, April 10, 2020
    Time: 7:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Facebook Live
    Library: Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library

    Miss Katryna will read a chapter each...

  3. Stories with Miss Kat and Theo

    Date: Saturday, April 11, 2020
    Time: 7:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Facebook Live
    Library: Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library

    Miss Katryna will read a chapter each...

  4. Creative Movement Virtual Yoga

    Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
    Presenter: Jenne Kaufman
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Rehoboth Beach Public Library
    ...

  5. Lunchtime Story Readings for Adults by Suzanne Savoy with Lewes Public Library

    Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020
    Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    Location: Lewes Library Zoom Channel
    Library: Lewes Public Library

    The Lewes Public Library';s...

  6. Stories with Miss Kat and Theo

    Date: Sunday, April 12, 2020
    Time: 7:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Facebook Live
    Library: Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library

    Miss Katryna will read a chapter each...

  7. Storytime with the Appoquinimink Library!

    Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Location: Appoquinimink Community Library Facebook Live
    Library: Appoquinimink Public Library

    Join us on...

  8. Creative Movement Virtual Yoga

    Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online Meeting
    Library: Rehoboth Beach Public Library

    Cooped up inside with an excess of energy...

  9. Songs & Stories with Ms. Jackie at the Dover Public Library

    Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Location: Facebook Live
    Library: Dover Public Library

    Ms. Jackie will be performing songs and reading...

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Kids ages 4 - 11!

We are accepting your writing and artwork for the 2020 edition of PAGES, through December 15.  Submit your writing or hand-drawn artwork on an 8 ½ x 11” piece of paper and bring it to the children’s desk.  Create your masterpiece at home or at the library, where art and writing supplies will be provided.  Complete rules are available at the library, along with parental release forms.

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



Ask a Librarian

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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.