Hockessin Library

  1. Beekeeping 101

    When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    Kent Lane, of Green Leaf Farm in New Castle, teaches the importance of keeping honeybees and the role they play in our...

  2. International Tabletop Day

    When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    We celebrate board games today. We find connection and inspiration in playing with others. Which games inspired you to...

  3. English Class

    When: Monday, May 01, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Small)

    Literacy Delaware volunteers teach English to interested students ages 16+
    Learn more: 302-658-5624

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On November 14, 1934, the Hockessin Library, known at the time as the Lamborn Library, was born with funds from the Levis H. Lamborn (d.1896) Trust. The Hockessin Community Club started the library and gaining popularity requested a bookmobile from New Castle County Libraries in 1961, birthed the Friends of the Hockessin Library in 1975, formed the Hockessin Public Library Incorporated in 1977, and opened a children’s collection in 1980. The current building was built in 1994 and renovated in 2008, on the farm once owned by John G. Jackson prior to 1868, where lives are enriched and resources are offered to everyone who enters.