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Book Drops

Our next book drops will be held on September 16 and October 14 at the Friends of the Hockessin Library shed. The shed is located across from the Hockessin Fire Department, at the corner of Old Lancaster Pike and Mill Creek Road. See our donation guidelines below as to what items are not accepted.

Book Donation Guidelines

The following items will not be accepted:

  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Technical manuals/books
  • Books with torn covers, broken bindings, and stained or mildewed pages and covers
  • Underlined or highlighted books
  • Health, self-help, religion, and business/financial books
  • Annual issues of cookbooks or holiday books (for example, Southern Living, Cooks Illustrated, etc)
  • Travel guides more than 5 years old and AAA guides
  • Reader's Digest Condensed Books
  • VHS tapes, cassette tapes and CDs
  • Time/Life book sets
  • Pocket-size paperbacks


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