The New Castle County Public Libraries will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 26th and Friday November 27th for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Celebrate with Delaware Sea Grant and New Castle County Libraries! As part of you can reserve up to two craft kits using the library's curbside pickup service. The kits include a DNA bracelet/keychain and a science collage activity (https://www.deseagrant.org/coastdaycreate).
To reserve your kit, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/A6paQ53exDgQjcTc9
You can also visit www.decoastday.org to register for the event to virtually attend free programs
The Appoquinimink Library is proud to present our inaugural edition of 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.
Need a bunch of books for your children? Can’t decide what to read next?
If you’d like library staff to select books for you or your children, just fill out this form, and we’ll do that!
You’ll receive a notification from the system when your materials are ready to be picked up during our contactless curbside service hours.
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 (PDF) or visit www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.
Ask us, anytime!
Ask a Librarian Delaware is operated by Delaware library staff who can help you online, just as we do in person, from the convenience of your computer or cell phone. You can ask us through email and text. Please contact us and we will get back to you, whether it’s about your library account or item, or for research on a particular topic. We hope to hear from you soon! We appreciate your service and use of our libraries, in person and online!
The Appoquinimink Community Library, an integral part of the Middletown area for over 50 years, offers services and activities for toddlers, children, teens, adults and seniors. Besides our collections of books, dvd's, cd's, audiobooks, and magazines, we also offer, through the Delaware Division of Libraries, electronic collections of books, audiobooks, and magazines. We have wi-fi and 12 desktop computers available for public use. We also offer faxing, scanning and printing. Check out our programs in the Happenings guide below or on our Events Listing above!