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You can sign up online for a temporary library card.
All New Castle County Libraries are providing contactless curbside delivery of books, DVDs, and other media to library patrons.
To find out more visit the Curbside Pickup service page.
Yes. New Castle County Public Libraries are pleased to offer a curbside printing service. Starting the first week in August, you can email documents you would like printed to the library (en español). Patrons are limited to 10 black and white pages per day. Once you have emailed your document, call the library and set up a time to pick your prints up using our curbside service. Go to the library location you picked to print, follow the curbside pickup signs, and give the library a call. Your prints will be brought to you without contact. Libraries are temporarily waiving printing fees.
Yes. New Castle County Libraries provide a wide variety of digital services and resources:
Yes. New Castle County Libraries are streaming several programs using Facebook and Zoom. Visit our online calendar to see a complete list of all virtual programs being offered, both in New Castle County and throughout the state. We will continue to add to this calendar as new programs are confirmed.
No. Our buildings are currently closed to the public, but you can request a Book Bundle. Call or visit the library branch’s website to fill out a quick form to let library staff what format, topic, genre and/or reading level you’re looking for. Library staff will pull together a selection of 5-10 books for you. The items in the Book Bundle will be checked out to your account and can be picked up with the library’s curbside service.
Yes. In addition to Wi-Fi in the libraries’ parking lots, New Castle County, in partnership with Verizon, Assurance Media, and Cisco-Meraki, is providing Wi-Fi hotspots. Users should remain in their vehicles while using the Wi-Fi hotspots. For more information, and a complete list of hotspots visit: https://www.newcastlede.gov/2015/Public-WIFI
Yes. Our 3D printer is available for your requests! While libraries are closed, patrons can still send in their 3D print files to the Appoquinimink, Brandywine Hundred, Hockessin, Kirkwood, Newark, or Route 9 Library to be printed!Fill out a quick form and email your .stl file. When the print is ready, the library will contact you and set up a time to pick up your object through the library’s curbside service. Contact your local library for additional information.
The due dates for all checked-out circulating materials will be extended until after we reopen. No late fees should accrue on materials that were originally due during the closure period.
Employment is handled through the New Castle County Human Resources Department. Postings are listed on their web site, and also at job posting locations within the libraries.
PLEASE NOTE: Classic Catalog has been discontinued. Please change your bookmarks to use the new catalog and follow the instructions below for renewals.
New Catalog To renew items currently checked out to you, first visit the Delaware Library Catalog and login to your library account with your library card number and PIN.