Elsmere Library

  1. Titans Chess Club

    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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.

  2. Magformers Club

    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Teen Hangout

    Use your imagination and build your own Magformers creations. We supply the tools, you bring the ideas. Ages 8+.

  3. PAWS for People: Read

    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Elsmere Library at Children's Nook

    Read aloud to a furry, friendly therapy companion to help inspire a love of reading. Offered by PAWS for People. Readers of all ages...

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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.