A library branch is named after its prominent Brandywine Hundred location. (Ken Mammarella photo)

Roof, HVAC work to close Brandywine library for 3 months

Ken MammarellaCulture, Government, Headlines

  The Brandywine Hundred Library is closing for three months to replace its roof and its heating, ventilating and cooling system. New Castle County is planning to close the library from Feb. 1 through May 1. During that time, it will open the Claymont and Woodlawn libraries seven days a week, with extended hours. “This project has been needed for …

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Community composting facility starting in Brandywine Hundred

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Plastic Free Delaware, a group that formed a decade ago to get rid of environmentally unfriendly single-use bags, is now tackling something that forms a quarter of municipal waste: Food scraps. It is creating its first community composting facility in Talley Day Park, behind the Brandywine Hundred Library, and prominently located right across a parking area from the playground. The …

Aubrey Plaza, Dan Murphy to read their book at Brandywine library

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Actress Aubrey Plaza and writer Dan Murphy will read from their new book.     New Castle County natives Aubrey Plaza and her creative partner Dan Murphy will read from their new Christmas book Dec. 15 at Brandywine Hundred Library. The pair, who have known each other for 15 years including at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, …