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  1. Play Now Civil Rights Quiz -Kahoot Challenge

    Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.';s birthday. Put your Civil Rights...

  2. The Lynching of George White

    Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Presenter: Syl Woolford
    Location: Online
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

  3. PAWS for People: READ!

    Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware City Public Library

    Read aloud to a furry, friendly therapy...

  4. Scratch Coding Club

    Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Presenter: Scott Businsky
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: New Castle County...

  5. Play Now Civil Rights Quiz -Kahoot Challenge

    Date: Sunday, January 17, 2021
    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.';s birthday. Put your Civil Rights knowledge...

  6. Play Now Civil Rights Quiz -Kahoot Challenge

    Date: Monday, January 18, 2021
    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.';s birthday. Put your Civil Rights knowledge...

  7. New Castle County Libraries Closed

    Date: Monday, January 18, 2021
    Time: All Day Event
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    New Castle County Libraries are closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  8. CANCELLED: Senior Coffee with Elsmere Library

    Date: Monday, January 18, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Sharon Concannon
    Location: Online
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    Bring...

  9. Play Now Civil Rights Quiz -Kahoot Challenge

    Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    Time: 12:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Play a fun quiz in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.';s birthday. Put your Civil Rights...

  10. Story Time Stars

    Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Lisa Beamer
    Location: Online

    Books, songs, puppets, and more ... designed for children ages...

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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.

Kids ages 4 - 11!

The Newark Free Library presents 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.  Volume 5 was published in February 2020.  Congratulations to all of our contributors.


Be a part of PAGES!   The deadline for the next edition is December 31, 2020.   For more information and to submit your work electronically, click here . 


Click here  to enjoy the creative talent of our young writers and artist in the 2020 edition.


You can also view earlier volumes:

Volume 4, February 2019 

Volume 3, February 2018 

Volume 2, February 2017 



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