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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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 or visit www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.



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  1. Teen Time

    When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room B

    Hang out and make new friends. We'll do ice-breaker questions and play board games. Light refreshments. Ages 12-18.

  2. Harry Potter Fan Club

    When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room B

    Calling all Witches and Wizards to join the Harry Potter Fan Club for an enchanting evening of well-mannered frivolity. School...

  3. Knitting Club

    When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Activity Room

    Learn new stitches and work on group or individual projects. Bring knitting needles and yarn...and a friend! All levels.

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The Claymont Library opened on October 26, 2013 in a beautiful new state-of-the-art facility with features including a drive up window, meeting and study rooms, increased and updated technology, dedicated Teen and Children’s areas, a walking trail and an outdoor pergola. It was previously housed in a section of the Claymont Community Center since 1988 and founded by the Woman’s Club of Claymont in the Old Stone School in 1929. The library serves as a cornerstone of the Claymont Community, which is experiencing a renaissance.