Hockessin Library

Library News

  1. The New Castle County Libraries will be CLOSED on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  Please renew your items early to avoid confusion.
  1. Rhythm, Rhyme and Story Time

    When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    Stories and an activity for ages 3 and up. No registration required.

  2. Storytime at Woodside Creamery - Raindate location

    When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    Join us at Woodside Farm Creamery for story time. The address is: 1310 Little Baltimore Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707. We will...

  3. Lego Club

    When: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Large)

    Bring your imagination and makes some LEGO creations. We supply everything so please leave your LEGOSs at home. Ages 3 and up.

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.