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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.

  1. The Office Trivia

    Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Presenter: Scott Businsky
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Elsmere Public Library
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  2. How to Write Your Common App College Admissions Essay

    Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Presenter: Anna Moss
    Location: Online
    Library: Brandywine Hundred Public Library
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  3. Senior Coffee with Elsmere Library

    Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Sharon Concannon
    Location: Online
    Library: Elsmere Public Library
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  4. Sensory Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

    Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Presenter: Marianne Hahn
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries
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  5. Fit Kids: Stories and Exercise!

    Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Location: Online
    Library: Bear Public Library

    Join Ms. Marianne on Zoom for a story time that has you...

  6. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries
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  7. Teen Craft-Along

    Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Location: Online

    Pick up a supply kit from the Appoquinimink Library, then join our Zoom to hang out and craft together....

  8. Support for Schooling From Home: Recognizing & Managing Your Child's Stress

    Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
    Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    If your child is attending school remotely...

  9. Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

    Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Location: Online

    Storytime with Mrs. Marianne, Live on the

  10. Maker Program: Adobe Illustrator Basics Part 1 With Route 9 Library

    Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Presenter: Abby Moss
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center
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Bear Library opened in 1998 and immediately became the busiest library in the state of Delaware. It re-opened its doors in January 2013 after undergoing a multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art renovation.

As the unofficial town center for the Bear community, our 25,000 square foot facility provides more than 135,000 items for loan including audio, video, magazines, e-books, databases, and print books. Additionally we offer library programs for all ages and interests, including ESL and GED programs, public access computers, study rooms, and meeting spaces for nonprofit community groups and organizations.

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