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  1. The New Castle County Public Libraries will be CLOSED  on Tuesday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.

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

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Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Has Begun!
For everyone from newborns to adults

June 1 - August 12

Visit your local New Castle County Library or go to to sign up.

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. Adult Coloring (5pm-8pm)

    When: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Storytime Room

    Adult Coloring.

  2. Teen Cooking & Culture Club (Japan)

    When: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    Teen group that meets once a month to focus on the food and culture of a different country.

  3. Exploring Your Family History Through Genealogy

    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Newark Free Library at Meeting Room (1&2)

    Exploring Your Family History Through Genealogy
    Using a how-to approach, this program gives someone interested in...

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Pages Vol. 2 The Newark Free Library presents Pages, an annual literary and arts magazine, by kids and for kids. Children aged 4 – 12 contributed stories, poems, essays, jokes and hand-drawn art to be considered for Pages, volume 2, which was published in February 2017.

Forty-six entries were chosen for the magazine. Take a look and enjoy the creative talent of our youngest writers and artists!

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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.