New Castle Public Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday.  Please renew your items early to avoid confusion.
  1. Story Corps Volunteers

    When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: New Castle Public Library at Conference Room (upstairs)

    We're looking for volunteers to help with all phases of our local history project - "Telling Our Story: Living and...

  2. GED in Spanish

    When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: New Castle Public Library at Large Classroom

    Spanish GED classes - Programa de equivalencia de la escuela preparatoria. Clases realizadas gratis en Espanol.

  3. Adult Coloring

    When: Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: New Castle Public Library

    Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring, the latest artistic trend for adults. Bring your own supplies or use ours!

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New Castle Public Library began as a subscription library in 1812. In 1965 it moved from its location on 3rd Street (which is now a museum) to its current location on Delaware Street. The building reopened in 2010 after renovations and expansion were completed to meet the growing needs of the community.

The library offers audio, video, magazines, e-books, databases and print materials for all ages. A specialized collection of New Castle history is also available for use within the library. Library programs are offered for all ages and interests, including ESL, GED in Spanish, First Friday Lego Club and Teen’s Game-on. Public access computers, wireless access, and meeting space are available as well.

The library is supported by the enthusiastic New Castle Library Friends who plan fundraisers and an annual book sale.