Hockessin Library

  1. Resume Writing

    When: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    Do you need to create or update a resume? Library staff will help you sculpt your resume to draw interest from...

  2. How I Came to Love Shakespeare

    When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    The artistic director of Delaware Shakespeare Festival tells his story of his journey to appreciating Shakespeare.

  3. Family Movie Day - Pete's Dragon

    When: Sunday, May 01, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    Bring the whole family to the library to enjoy a great movie on our big screen. All ages welcome.

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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.