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Eclipse Glasses

Total Eclipse 2017

August 21

Experience the eclipse at New Castle County Libraries. Check your local library for a list of programs. Please visit NASA's web site for eclipse safety information. Or view highlights of eclipse programs in New Castle County libraries.

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

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  1. Chess Masters Club Tournament

    When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Learn and play chess with national chess champions! Ages 5-18.

  2. Knitting Club

    When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Activity Room

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

  3. Rhythm, Rhyme, & Story Time

    When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Claymont Library at Multipurpose Room

    Our storyteller, Terry, takes children on a wondrous journey! For ages 3 years and up. Held in the Children's Room.

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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.