Newark Free Library

  1. New Castle County libraries will be CLOSED Friday, April 19, 2019 and Sunday, April 21, 2019 for the Good Friday and Easter holidays. 
  2. New Castle County libraries will be closed on Thursday, April 25th for a
    staff  development training.  
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

  1. Inspiration Space Walk In Assistance

    Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Location: Bookends Room
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Come to walk in assistance which has now been...

  2. Spanish Conversation

    Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Learning Spanish for native English speakers. Beginners Welcome!

    Teen/ Adults.

  3. Story Time (3-6 yr)

    Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, and more designed for children 3-6yr.

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Kids ages 4 - 12!

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 3 was published in February 2018.  Congratulations to all of our contributors.

Click here to enjoy the creative talent of our youngest writers and artists in the 2018 edition.

You can also Take a look at Volume 2, published in 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.