Hockessin Library

  1. Hockessin Library --Closed

    When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 - All Day
    Where: Hockessin Library at Information Desk

    The Hockessin Library is closed on Thursdays.

  2. Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's: The Basics

    When: Saturday, March 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Combined)

    Come learn about the symptoms and effects of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. Learn how Alzheimer's affects the...

  3. Irish Genealogy I: Researching American Records

    When: Sunday, March 08, 2015 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Where: Hockessin Library at Community Room (Large)

    Irish family research can be a challenge! This presentation by the Delaware Genealogical Society's Nancy Lyons, will...






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.