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Book Drops

The next book drop will be held on Saturday, July 13, from 9 am until noon. Book drops are held 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, CDs, and DVDs
  • Time/Life book sets
  • Pocket-size paperbacks


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