Newark Free Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Public Libraries will be CLOSED  on Friday, December 22, Sunday, December 24, and Monday, December 25 for the Christmas holidays.

    Please be sure to renew your items early to avoid issues.

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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

Upcoming Events
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  1. Toddler Tales (Wed.)

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Storytime Room

    Ages 18 months-3 years. Registration required.

  2. Affordable Care Act -Open Enrollment

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Bookends Room

    Affordable Care Act -Open Enrollment

  3. Chess Night (Dec)

    When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Bookends Room

    Wednesday night open chess games for all ages and abilities.
    6:30 – 8:30pm

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Pages Vol. 2

Kids ages 4 - 12!

We are accepting your writing and artwork for the 2018 edition of PAGES through the end of December (extended deadline). Submit a handwritten piece or hand-drawn artwork on an 8 ½ x 11” piece of paper and bring it to the children’s desk. Create your masterpiece at home or at the library, where art and writing supplies will be provided. Complete rules are available at the library, along with parental release forms.

Take a look and enjoy the creative talent of our youngest writers and artists!

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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!

The Newark Free Library offers an outstanding array of services to the community, including print and non-print materials; Internet computers and wireless access; and vibrant programs for all ages.