How to build your child’s at-home library? The Friends of the Hockessin, Delaware Library Used Book Sale has bargain prices!

National Family Literacy Day, benefits of reading aloud to childrenDid you know? Literacy is one of the best predictors of a child’s future success. And, consistent access to books is absolutely necessary for a child to become both an engaged and capable reader.

In fact, current statistics on the subject suggest that 100 age-appropriate titles at a minimum should be available in each home. But, as most parents can attest, high quality books can be expensive!

That’s why we are excited for the annual Friends of the Hockessin Library Used Book Sale in Hockessin, Delaware. The annual sale features tens of thousands of books in every genre, including thousands and thousands of wonderful children’s books for all ages — and all at bargain prices.

A preview will be held on Thursday, January 26th from 5-9 pm. This is for Friends members only and memberships will be available at the door for just $10. Numbered admission tickets will be available starting at 2 pm.

The General Sale is open to the public with no admission fee. Dates and times include:

  • January 27, Friday 9am-9pm
  • January 28, Saturday 9am-5pm
  • January 29, Sunday 9am-3pm

The sale will be held at the Hockessin Memorial Fire Hall, located at the junction of Lancaster Pike and Yorklyn Road in Hockessin, Delaware.

To learn more, visit The Friends of the Hockessin Library.

About Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc.

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for over 60 subjects. Since 1985, our commitment to a 1-on-1 teaching method has differentiated us from other educational service providers.

We serve the diverse needs of a range of students – from those who simply need some academic support, to those who are learning disabled, hearing or visually impaired, ADHD, gifted, or on the Autism Spectrum including High Functioning Autistic and Aspergers.

And, we offer a menu of services that includes the widest array of educational options in the tri-state area: 1-on-1 tutoring in over 60 subjects, translating and interpreting in 21 languages, speech therapy, occupational therapy, behavior specialists, reading specialists, ELL teachers, homebound services, and psycho-educational testing. In addition, Back to Basics offers exceptional, 1-on-1 test prep for tests including the SAT, PSAT, SAT II, ACT, GRE, PRAXIS, GED, and HSEE. Back to Basics also offers summer school, original credit, and credit recovery, plus unique enrichment options and professional development.

And, Back to Basics operates a unique Department of Education-approved 1-on-1 K-12 Private School in Wilmington, Delaware.

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  1. […] to stock up on books for kids of all ages — and maybe a book or two for parents, as well! CLICK HERE for more information on this year’s sale. The sale is open to the public with no admission […]

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