Newark Free Library

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Highlighted Programs - Click on any slide to register or call us at 302-731-7550. 

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Upcoming Library Events

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Sensory Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

    Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Presenter: Marianne Hahn
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries
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  4. Fit Kids: Stories and Exercise!

    Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Location: Online
    Library: Bear Public Library

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

  5. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Come...

  6. Well Read Book Club with Route 9 Library

    Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Presenter: Ms. Debbie
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center
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  7. Delaware Fun-a-Day Kick-off Event with Route 9 Library

    Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Presenter: Katie LeCocq
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center
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  8. Eating Smart, Moving More Online!

    Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Online Meeting
    Library:...

  9. Story Time Stars

    Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Lisa Beamer
    Location: Online

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

  10. Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

    Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Storytime with Mrs. Marianne, Live on the

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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.


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 



Ask a Librarian

Ask us, anytime!

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!  

The Newark Free Library offers an outstanding array of services to the community, including print and non-print materials; Internet computers and wireless access; and vibrant programs for all ages.