Elsmere Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.  Please renew your items early to avoid confusion.
  1. Take a Tromp Through the Swamp

    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Meeting Area

    Tom Sieling, singer and musician, presents a participatory songfest that will engage children and adults.

  2. Titans Chess Club

    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Meeting Area

    Come to the library and play chess. Learn some new strategies and meet new opponents. Open to all ages and skill levels.

  3. Jitterbugs

    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Meeting Area

    Music, movement and active learning. Ages birth to 6.

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Register Online For Summer Reading!

New Castle County Libraries - in partnership with the Delaware Library Consortium - now offer access to Beanstack, an online portal that provides free summer reading registration and hours logging, personalized recommendations of children’s books, library programs, and educational apps. The new, online service is free to Delaware Library users and can be accessed from a home computer, mobile device, or in any of the Library’s branch locations. It includes book and activity logging, badges, and registration for all members of the family under one account. Beanstack also uniquely sends each patron weekly personalized emails recommending a library program or book.

How It Works

  1. Visit Beanstack
  2. Click on "Get Started"
  3. Fill out a profile for each child
  4. Read and complete fun activities to earn prizes this summer
  5. On Your Mark...Get Set...Read!


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Elsmere Library is located in the heart of the community, sharing space with the City of Elsmere and the Elsmere Senior Center. The library offers a variety of materials and services including free computer classes and tax preparation; and also provides a variety of programs for all ages.