Newark Free Library

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Upcoming Library Events

  1. Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
    Presenter: Marianne Hahn
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries
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  2. Featured Creatures

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Presenter: Renate Cumming, Kim Friberg, Kyra Carmack
    Location: Online
    Library: Bear Public...

  3. Story Time with Claire

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Claire Petri
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Join Claire for stories, songs, and silliness...

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

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Presenter: University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library:...

  5. Must Love Yarn

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location: Hockessin Library Zoom Meeting
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

    Connect with other yarn...

  6. Jitterbugs Music and Movement

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Cartooning with Todd Miyashiro *Fandomonium*

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    Learn cartooning basics! For ages 12-17.

    This...

  7. Happy Tales - PAWS for People

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Presenter: Paws for People
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle County Libraries

    Come...

  8. Foreclosure/Mortgage Mediation - Legal Workshop Series

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Presenter: Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc. (LSCD)
    Location: Online
    Library:...

  9. Stories of Sweden's Wild Animals

    Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Library: Woodlawn Public Library

    Explore the relationship between the Scandinavian people and their indigenous wildlife...

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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.