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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.

Almost 90% of libraries offer basic digital literacy training, including how to use your smart phone. #hockessinlibrary

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

Rhythm, Rhyme and Story Time Stories and an activity for ages 3 and up. No registration required. 12/3 & 12/10 10:50am #hockessinlibrary

Documentary Film Series Join us for a documentary film series featuring thought provoking award-winning films for you to enjoy. This month's film is: " The Biggest Little Farm." Adults 12/6 2pm #hockessinlibrary

The Women's Suffrage Movement Below the Color-line Syl Woolford presents African-American Suffragists who demanded the right to vote and would not be silenced until they achieved their goal. Teens/Adults 12/7 11am #hockessinlibrary

Create a Winter Themed Necklace Take a break from the stress of the season and create a beautiful piece of handmade art for yourself or a loved one. Adults. 12/7 11 a.m. #hockessinlibrary

String Art Retro and trendy, this craft is easy for beginners to create a dramatic finished piece of art for your walls. Presented by The Art Studio. Teens/Adults 12/10 7pm #hockessinlibrary

Book Babies Stories, fingerplays and more for children for newborn - 17 months and their caregivers. Walk-ins welcome. 12/4 & 12/11 10:50am #hockessinlibrary

How the Grinch Stole WHo-ckessin! Join us for an interactive showing of the original classic Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas in partnership with the Hockessin Business Association. All ages. 12/14 1pm #hockessinlibrary

Must Love Yarn Connect with other yarn enthusiasts for our (near) weekly chatty gatherings, be you beginner or expert! Get tips or give them, it's up to you! Teens/Adults 12/18 1-2 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

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Choral Winter Concert Take a pause in the holiday bustle to enjoy this Vox Humana choir offering Christmas themed songs. Refreshments provided and served by the Friends of the Hockessin Library.
Vox Humana Singers is an all-female vocal chamber ensemble. Founded in the autumn of 2015, the ensemble performs themed concerts that range from secular to sacred choral music. All ages. 12/21 2 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Bell Ringing Concert Celebrate the holiday season with the beautiful sounds of the First State Ringers. This concert made possible by the Friends of the Hockessin Library. All ages. 2 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Picturebook Putt Putt Try out our mini-golf course. Sign up for a tee time in the Children’s Room. We’ll provide the balls and putters. Tee times are on a first come, first served basis. Ages 3 and up. 12/23 10 a.m.-4 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Crafty Day Arts and craft supplies will be set up in the meeting room today. Show off your crafty side! Ages 3 and up. 12/30 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Oversized Game Day Giant Jenga. Colossal Ker-plunk. Pick-up Sticks XL. Our games have been supersized today. Join the fun. All ages. 12/31 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Teen Book Group - Ages 12 - 14 Book discussion group. This month we will be discussing The Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander. Copies available for check out in the Teen Section and the Children's Room. Bring bottled water. Snacks will be provided. Ages 12 - 14. 1/7 4:15 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

Teen Book Group - Ages 15 - 17 Book discussion group. This month we will be discussing The Belles. Copies available for check out in the Teen Section. Bring bottled water. Snacks will be provided. Ages 15 - 17. 1/8 4:15 p.m. #hockessinlibrary

My First Delaware Library Card Stop in the children's room at the library to find out more! Ages 0-5 #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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