Kirkwood Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day.  Please renew your items early to avoid confusion.
  1. Toddler Tales - Pre-registration Required

    When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 10:35 AM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Community Room

    Stories and action rhymes for toddlers and their primary caregivers. Dates and times will be given upon registration.

  2. Lego® Club

    When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Community Room

    Get creative with LEGO® bricks as you participate in challenges and play games. Ages 6+.

  3. Book Babies

    When: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 11:10 AM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Community Room

    Mother Goose rhymes, stories, music, and playtime for infants and toddlers, ages 0-18 months.

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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!


Is There Anything Else We Can Help You With?

Can't find an item in our catalog and want to order it? Have a question about your library account? Would you like to leave a comment? Please contact us and a library staff member will get back to you. Thank you for Loving Your Library!



Kirkwood Library has been serving the community since 1968. In 2008, the original library was demolished and construction was begun on the current building. The new library opened to the public in August 2009.