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Book Sale Chair Larry Thurrell
Larry Thurrell

The Friends Celebrate Larry Thurrell's Service

On Monday, February 10, 2020 the Friends of the Hockessin Library Board honored long-time volunteer, Board member, and Book Sale Chair Larry Thurrell for his over 25 years of service to the Library and the Friends. During his tenure the book sale has raised more than $500,000 for the Library. His many accomplishments also include leading the fund raising for the Library addition and reading garden. The reading garden will be named in Larry's honor.

Also In recognition of his accomplishments, Diana Brown, Manager of Libraries, presented Larry with a County Proclamation declaring Monday, February 10, 2020 "Lawrence Thurrell Day" in New Castle County.

Thank you, Larry, for all you have done to support the Hockessin Library!

Diana Brown, Manager of Libraries, presented Larry with a County Proclamation
Larry Thurrell



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.

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

Toddler Tales No registration required. Stories, fingerplays and more for children for 18-35 months and their caregivers. Wednesdays at 10:05 a.m. #hockessinlibrary

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In 2016, there were more than 1.35 billion in-person visits to public libraries. #hockessinlibraries

Make 2020 the year you learn a new language! All you need is your library card! Learn #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!

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


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