Elsmere Library

  1. The New Castle County Public Libraries will be CLOSED on Friday June 18th  for the Juneteenth Holiday.

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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.

  1. Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
    Presenter: Marianne Hahn
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Storytime with Mrs. Marianne, Live on the

  2. Featured Creatures

    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Presenter: Renate Cumming, Kim Friberg, Kyra Carmack
    Location: Online
    Library: Bear Public Library

    Each week we present a different...

  3. Story Time with Claire

    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Claire Petri
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Join Claire for stories, songs, and silliness every Thursday - simultaneously live on both...

  4. Simple Cooking with Heart Series - Heart Healthy Salad Preparation

    Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Delaware Libraries

    Are you ready to get back...

  5. Must Love Yarn

    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location: Hockessin Library Zoom Meeting
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

    Connect with other yarn enthusiasts for our weekly chatty gatherings, be...

  6. Jitterbugs Music and Movement

    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

  7. Cartooning with Todd Miyashiro *Fandomonium*

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Learn cartooning basics! For ages 12-17.

    This program is part of the summer Teen Fandomonium...

  8. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Come read to a furry friend from PAWS for People via...

  9. Foreclosure/Mortgage Mediation - Legal Workshop Series

    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Presenter: Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc. (LSCD)
    Location: Online
    Library: Delaware Libraries

    Our homes are more than just...

  10. Stories of Sweden's Wild Animals

    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Explore the relationship between the Scandinavian people and their indigenous wildlife throughout history - an epic tale of predator versus prey!...

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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!  

Elsmere Library is located in the heart of the community, sharing space with the City of Elsmere and the Elsmere Senior Center. The library offers a variety of materials and services including free computer classes and tax preparation; and also provides a variety of programs for all ages.

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