Hockessin 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.  

April Programs at Hockessin Library

Spring Reading at Hockessin Library!

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. Hockessin Public Library Closed

    Date: Sunday, April 21, 2019
    Time: All Day Event
    Location: Community Room (Large), Community Room (Small)
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

  2. Seeds and Flowers Hoopla

    Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
    Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Location: Community Room (Large), Community Room (Small)
    Library: Hockessin Public Library

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  3. Foundations of Investing

    Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Presenter: Delaware Money School
    Location: Community Room (Large)
    Library: Hockessin Public...

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On November 14, 1934, the Hockessin Library, known at the time as the Lamborn Library, was born with funds from the Levis H. Lamborn (d.1896) Trust. The Hockessin Community Club started the library and gaining popularity requested a bookmobile from New Castle County Libraries in 1961, birthed the Friends of the Hockessin Library in 1975, formed the Hockessin Public Library Incorporated in 1977, and opened a children’s collection in 1980. The current building was built in 1994 and renovated in 2008, on the farm once owned by John G. Jackson prior to 1868, where lives are enriched and resources are offered to everyone who enters.

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