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  1. The New Castle County Libraries will be closed on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5 for the Good Friday and Easter holidays. Please renew your items early to avoid confusion.

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  1. Powerpoint Advanced: Polished Presentations

    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:15 AM - 1:15 PM
    Where: Bear Library at Computer Lab

    By the time you have completed this class, you will be able to create your own presentation using a variety of techniques to make it...

  2. Get Organized!

    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Bear Library at Meeting Room 1B

    Let spring cleaning time be a season of improved efficiency. Learn tricks and techniques for getting control of stuff, your schedule,...

  3. Fairy Tale Retelling

    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Bear Library at Meeting Room 1B

    Professional writers teach you how to use steampunk, horror, and fantasy genres to write your own versions of classic fairy tales....





Bear Library opened in 1998 and immediately became the busiest library in the state of Delaware. It re-opened its doors in January 2013 after undergoing a multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art renovation.

As the unofficial town center for the Bear community, our 25,000 square foot facility provides more than 135,000 items for loan including audio, video, magazines, e-books, databases, and print books. Additionally we offer library programs for all ages and interests, including ESL and GED programs, public access computers, study rooms, and meeting spaces for nonprofit community groups and organizations.