Kirkwood Library

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 www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.



Upcoming Events
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  1. Solar Eclipse

    When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Community Room

    Wow! What’s going on with the sun? Come pick up your eclipse glasses or make a pinhole viewer to safely view today’s solar eclipse....

  2. Money School

    When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Community Room

    Financial Information

  3. Castaways

    When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Nook

    Knitting Group

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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.