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Board Meetings

Board meetings are held at 7:30 pm in the Library's Community Room on the second Monday of the month from September through May. If the library is closed due to a holiday, the meeting will be held in the Lamborn Library building at 1041 Valley Road. Open to the public.


Check out the summer programs at the Hockessin Library.

Did You Know? 95% of libraries offer summer reading and learning programs to help children maintain academic achievement between school years.

New Castle County offers online language learning. Create an account using your library card today! #hockessinlibrary

New Castle County Libraries are closed today. #hockessinlibrary reopens Tuesday, 11/12 at 10 a.m

5& 6 Year Olds Book Group Read and discuss books with your friends. This month we will be discussing Amelia Bedelia Means Business by Herman Parrish. Copies available in the Children's Room. Bring bottled water. Snacks will be provided. For ages 5 & 6. 11/19 4:45 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Genealogy Series: Searching Old Newspapers Enjoying your genealogy search but still need holes filled? New sources through newspapers are appearing all the time. Join historian Mike Dixon for a whirlwind tour through the latest sources of genealogical treasure you can mine for nuggets to enrich your search. Ages 16+ 11/9 2 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Will your child be 5 years old by August 31, 2020? Delaware Libraries are partnering with the Delaware Readiness Team to provide registration information during Story Time at participating Delaware Libraries. Adults. 11/19 10-11:30 a.m. #hockessinlibrary

Pre-Holiday Book Sale!

Book Tasting Need something new to read? Nibble on some new reads today. For ages 5 and up. 11/23 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

There are 17,000 libraries in the United States! #hockessinlibrary

Did You Know? Delaware Libraries have My First Delaware Library Card for your Birth-5 year old? Ask staff next time you are in the #hockessinibrary!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Learn more at #hockessinlibrary and give your child a great start!

Did You Know? 68% of libraries provide programs that assist patrons with accessing employment databases and job opportunity resources.


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