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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.


COMMUNITY SERVICES WORKER I (LIBRARY PAGE) IMPORTANT INFORMATION:New Castle County Dept. of Community Services has openings for the following part-time position (approximately 15-25 hours per week): Library Page. This is a year-round position and hours, which will require nights and weekends. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Selected applicants must pass a background check, medical history review and drug screen prior to start date, must have a reliable means of transportation, and must be willing to take first aid training. Please provide a valid e-mail address on application.New Castle County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, Presented by Syl Woolford During the late 1800's and early 1900's, women began to form clubs to assist with cooking, literacy, voting rights and medical care. Due to segregation, colored women of the late 1800's and early 1900's created the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs to address the needs of their communities. The most prominent colored women of the period were members of the NACWC. This presentation brings to light many successful and prominent colored women who worked to pursue life, liberty and happiness.

Cookbook Club Discuss and critique current and established cookbooks and try recipes from those books. Pick up your copy of our current read at the Information Desk. I We usually meet at 12 noon, but this month we meet at 2:00pm!

Princeton Review Practice Test Not sure where to start or if the SAT is right for you? Start on the path to success with an SAT Practice Test brought to you by The Princeton Review and hosted by the Hockessin Library. You'll get the expert advice you need and a boost of confidence that tells you one thing: You can do well on the SAT.

Also, the Delaware Theatre Company has world-premiered the musical Here You Come Again celebrating the music of Dolly Parton. Thanks to the connection made by New Castle County Libraries, Delaware Libraries will promote Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and Delaware Libraries' kids cards and services during the performance run. The Theatre Company will offer a 10% discount on tickets for shows on September 23 and September 30th, when patrons show their library card at the box office as they pick up their tickets after ordering online with the coupon code LIBRARY 10.
Hockessin Library updated hours.

Check out the Museum Pass Program from Delaware Libraries! It's your FREE entry to art, culture, entertainment and so much more! Learn more about this program and get a pass today!

Book Babies Book Babies No registration required. Stories, fingerplays and more for children for newborn - 17 months and their caregivers.

Toddler Tales No registration required. Stories, fingerplays and more for children for 18-35 months and their caregivers.
No registration required.

Staff Picks at a glance - updated monthly!
Check out both Delaware Library Collections at Overdrive/Libby:
And hoopla digital:

A snapshot of 21 recently received fiction titles by debut and lesser-known authors. A chance for you to discover something new.

Looking for a new creative outlet? Try Creativebug, award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. The number on the back of your library card is all you need to get started.

The Art Studio is the arts education center of New Castle County's Department of Community Services. We offer classes year-round for artists of all ages, skill levels and abilities. Take a look at the current catalog and register for upcoming classes!

Must Love Yarn
Connect with other yarn enthusiasts for our weekly chatty gatherings, be you beginner or expert! Get tips or give them, it's up to you!
Every Wednesday, 1pm at the Hockessin Library

Do your kids love listening to a good story? New Castle County Libraries offers Dial-a-Story, a new service that provides kids access to free recorded stories. Call 302-991-0199, then follow the prompts to choose which children's story you would like to hear. New recordings are released every month. Internet access is not required.

Did you know you can borrow a blood pressure cuff from the library?! is a collection of fun & useful gadgets, tools & games you can check out with your Delaware Library Card!
Watch: Instruction Video
Read: Blood Pressure Cuff Manual PDF
Check it out: Borrow from Delaware Libraries
Resource: At Home Health Packet PDF
Track: Print copies of a home health tracker PDF
LibGuide: More about health and wellness

Northstar Digital available from your Delaware Libraries!
A free self-guided online program set of assessments that show your ability to perform basic computer tasks.
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Have you always wanted to start your own business? Looking to make a meaningful career change? #DelawareLibraries offers Entrepreneurial Mindset Training, a self-paced course teaching you how to think (and act) like an entrepreneur! Get started today!

Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Rhythm, Rhyme and Story Time Stories and songs for children ages 3 and up and their caregiver. Seating limited.
Masks encouraged. We will start promptly at 10:15

Bring your imagination and makes some LEGO© creations. We supply everything so please leave your LEGOS© toys at home. Ages 3 and up.
Families will be seated together working from their box of LEGO© bricks.

The Vial of L.I.F.E program is a free service provided by New Castle County Emergency Medical Services Partnered with ivira Pharmacy The Vial of L.I.F.E assists Emergency personnel in obtaining your pertinent medical information to quickly and appropriately treat you during a crisis. Pick up your vial next time you're in the library.

University of Delaware Extension and the Delaware Department of Agriculture have teamed up to explore community perspectives and needs for food retail throughout the state. They developed this survey to begin to explore experiences with various places where fresh produce, meats/fish, and groceries are purchased -- including farm markets, small stores, supermarkets, dollar stores, pharmacies, etc. Also included are recent experiences and needs with online grocery ordering and delivery. Finally, the survey asks about community priorities regarding a variety of potential solutions that could improve access to nourishing foods, particularly in the many rural and urban communities throughout the state where such access is limited or difficult, and provides space for sharing ideas as well. It's available in English and Spanish and will take about 15 minutes. Please fill out one of the surveys here:

Medicare and Identity Fraud
Senior Medicare Patrol will discuss Medicare and identity fraud in the lobby. The mission of the Senior Medicare Patrol is "To empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education."

Dungeons and Dragons at the Library 18+
Join us at the Hockessin Library as we run a game for newcomers and veterans alike.
Registration required.


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