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1000 Books

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. Black History Month Trivia

    Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in observance of Black History Month. Put your knowledge to the test with this fun Kahoot...

  2. Storytime

    Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Join us for stories and fun!

    This event will be held via Facebook Live: 

  3. Yoga Tales

    Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Presenter: Amy Vistorek
    Location: Online

    Enjoy stories and easy yoga poses with a calming guided...

  4. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries
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  5. Black History Month Trivia

    Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in observance of Black History Month. Put your knowledge to the test with this fun...

  6. STEAM Story Time, Hibernation with Route 9 Library

    Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Presenter: Ms. Debbie
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation...

  7. Between the Panels (Ages 8-12)

    Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Presenter: Scott Businsky
    Location: Online Meeting
    Library: New Castle County...

  8. Writing Workshop: Beginnings & Endings – Hooks & Gasps

    Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Lisa Lutwyche
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Learn and...

  9. Litty: An Urban Fiction Book Club

    Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Join us for the second meeting...

  10. Senior Coffee with Elsmere Library

    Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Sharon Concannon
    Location: Online
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    Bring...

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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!  

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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