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Friends of the Hockessin Library Inc. (FOHL) is a nonprofit organization supporting the Hockessin Public Library in Hockessin, Delaware through membership, fundraisers, group activities, and donations. The FOHL supports the service and mission of the Hockessin Public Library. Membership is available to all who share the vision of advancing the tradition of the library.

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In addition to having the satisfaction of supporting the Hockessin Library, members receive The Focus newsletter and are invited to the members-only Used Book Sale Preview.
The Friends complement and assist the library's educational and recreational services
  • Fund raising for the 2008 library addition
  • Purchase of Daniel Goldstein's mobile Valdrada; storage of same and tile wall during library renovation
  • Creation and maintenance of the Reading Garden
  • Purchase of Charles Parks' sculpture Classmates
  • Purchase of Charles Parks' sculptures Sarah and Jimmy's Dog for the Reading Garden
  • Staff support
  • Support for adult summer reading programs
  • Used book donations to non-profit organizations
  • Holiday decorations
  • Purchase of furnishings, equipment, books and periodicals
  • Support of appearances by local authors
  • Publicity of programs and books
  • Repair of over-sized books
  • Sponsorship of Lectures
  • Advocacy
  • Support for children's summer reading programs
  • Purchase of an additional Early Literacy Station
  • Flash drives and audio head sets for
    patron purchase
  • Delaware Community Foundation-administered scholarships for local area students, 2011, 2012 and 2014
  • Funding of State e-book initiative

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FOHL is a qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization, EIN 51-0185744 . All contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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