Hockessin Library

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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 (PDF) or visit www.1000booksbeforekindergarten.org.

  1. Facebook Costume Contest

    Time: All Day Event
    Location: Online
    Library: New Castle Public Library

    This is a New Castle Public Library specific program. You will need to visit the New Castle Public Library...

  2. STEAM Story Time & Leaf Book Activity with Route 9 Library

    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Presenter: Ms. Debbie
    Location: Online
    Library: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

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  3. Scratch Coding Club

    Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Presenter: Scott Businsky
    Location: Zoom Meeting
    Library: Elsmere Public Library

    Join us for an afternoon of coding challenges using

  4. Writing Workshop: Ghosts – Real & Imagined

    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Presenter: Lisa Lutwyche
    Location: Online
    Library: Newark Free Library

    Learn and practice...

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Ask a Librarian Delaware is operated by Delaware library staff who can help you online, just as we do in person, from the convenience of your computer or cell phone.  You can ask us through email and text.  Please contact us and we will get back to you, whether it’s about your library account or item, or for research on a particular topic.  We hope to hear from you soon! We appreciate your service and use of our libraries, in person and online!  

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.

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