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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

  1. Maker Mondays

    When: Monday, July 16, 2018 - All Day
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Children's Room 1

    Get creative with a variety of building blocks, kits and other materials in this self-directed building exploration. A different set of...

  2. Books at the Barn (Register at Kirkwood Library)

    When: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Kirkwood Library

    Read to a pony! Register at Kirkwood Library then go to Carousel Park and read to a pony! Be sure to wear sneakers or other closed-toed shoes, NO sandals...

  3. Eat Your Words

    When: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Kirkwood Library at Community Room

    Anything you can imagine you can create with words. Learn the art of the Japanese style of Haiku and other poetry forms, using fun food...

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Kirkwood Library has been serving the community since 1968. In 2008, the original library was demolished and construction was begun on the current building. The new library opened to the public in August 2009.

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