Claymont Library

  1. The New Castle County Public Libraries will be CLOSED on Monday, May 31, 2021 for the Memorial Day Holiday.

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Book Bundles are Here!

Need a bunch of books for your children?  Can’t decide what to read next?

If you’d like library staff to select books for you or your children, just fill out this form, and we’ll do that! 

You’ll receive a notification from the system when your materials are ready to be picked up during our contactless curbside service hours.

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. Senior Coffee with Elsmere Library

    Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
    Presenter: Sharon Concannon
    Location: Online
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    Bring your hot cuppa and your favorite sweet treat! ...

  2. Sensory Storytime with Mrs. Marianne

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

    Sensory Storytime with Mrs. Marianne on Zoom....

  3. Fit Kids: Stories and Exercise!

    Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Location: Online
    Library: Bear Public Library

    Join Ms. Marianne on Zoom for a story time that has you jumping, stretching, or striking a pose in no time!...

  4. 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...

  5. Etsy Intro Parts 1 and 2

    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Presenter: Anthony Bernardo
    Location: Online
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Part One: an introduction to...

  6. Maker Program: Photoshop, Part 1 with Route 9 Library

    Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Presenter: Abby Moss
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Join Abby Moss to learn the basics of Adobe...

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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 Claymont Library opened on October 26, 2013 in a beautiful new state-of-the-art facility with features including a drive up window, meeting and study rooms, increased and updated technology, dedicated Teen and Children’s areas, a walking trail and an outdoor pergola. It was previously housed in a section of the Claymont Community Center since 1988 and founded by the Woman’s Club of Claymont in the Old Stone School in 1929. The library serves as a cornerstone of the Claymont Community, which is experiencing a renaissance.

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