Claymont Library

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. Chess Masters of Delaware

    When: Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room B

    Come play and learn the basic fundamentals of chess! All experience levels welcome. Instructed by Coach Greg Rogers of Chess...

  2. Peace Week Delaware: Coloring for Peace

    When: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Claymont Library at Multipurpose Room

    Come to the ChildrenÂ’s Room and draw, write, or express your idea of what peace means to you. All ages.

  3. Book Babies

    When: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Claymont Library at Meeting Room B

    Mother Goose rhymes, stories, music, and playtime for infants and toddlers! Birth to 17 months with a caregiver.

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The Claymont Library opened on October 26, 2013 in a beautiful new state-of-the-art facility with features including a drive up window, meeting and study rooms, increased and updated technology, dedicated Teen and Children’s areas, a walking trail and an outdoor pergola. It was previously housed in a section of the Claymont Community Center since 1988 and founded by the Woman’s Club of Claymont in the Old Stone School in 1929. The library serves as a cornerstone of the Claymont Community, which is experiencing a renaissance.

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