New Castle County Libraries invite you to participate in this free program which encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before he or she begins kindergarten. For more information, check out what New Castle County Libraries have to offer or visit www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Hockessin Library at Children's Room
Explore different kinds of STEAM Lab technology each month.
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Small)
Learn what is involved in foster parenting. Offered by the Division of Family Services.
When: Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)
This series offered by local author, Joanne Reinbold, looks at authors lives: one week through a biography, the next week...
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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.