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Though we have been able to make some lemonade from the lemons currently rolling around us, we have had to make some preemptive decisions that are a disappointment to us and to you. Since we have no expectation that indoor environments will be safe enough for a large book sale, we will not be holding one in January 2021. We'd like to think that alternatives will be feasible later in the year and would welcome your ideas. Send them to the


Book drop-off Saturdays for the months of December 2020, January 2021 and February 2021 have been cancelled.

Saturday November 14, 2020 will be the last used book drop-off day for this calendar year. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the shed behind the Hockessin Fire Hall on Millcreek Road at Old Lancaster Pike. As usual, please wear a mask and observe social distancing

Please donate only salable books by following our book donation guidelines.

Get Library Items with Contactless Pickup

The Hockessin Public Library has expanded curbside pickup opportunities. We will now offer appointments on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 - 6:30 and Friday and Saturday from 10 - 4:30. Our reference staff is available to make suggestions and pull requested material. Call us today! 302-239-5160.

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Mission Statement
To promote public awareness of the Hockessin Library and its educational and recreational services. To assist the library in determining and responding to the needs of the greater Hockessin community.

Reading Garden Watering
Voluteers Needed
  Would you like to spend a quiet hour in the Library Reading Garden helping to keep it looking beautiful with very little effort?

The Friends of the Hockessin Library need your help to water the Garden once a week from July through September.

Choose your week(s) and day and provide your contact information at

A Board member will be in touch with you to explain where to find the hose and how to use the water key.

Volunteers will receive an $8 coupon to use at the January 2021 Used Book Sale.
Reading Garden donated by the FOHL
Reading Garden donated by the FOHL
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1023 Valley Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-5160

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