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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

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  1. Basic Computer Class

    When: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room B

    Free hands-on instruction introducing the personal computer, its hardware, Windows, files, and documents for beginners....

  2. Chess Masters Club Tournament

    When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room B

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

  3. Your First Home: Home Buying by the Book

    When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room A

    Buying a home can be an overwhelming but our mission is to educate you and guide you through every step of the process. We provide...

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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.