701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 533-6555 library@derrytownship.org

Thursday, July 4, we are closed in observance of Independence Day.

Donations for the Friends Annual Book Sale will not be accepted after Sunday, June 16. (Book Sale: August 2 thru August 8.)


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Please visit the Events Calendar to see all library events, and to register for programs. Connect with us on our social media pages for daily updates and library news. Got a question? Contact us at library@derrytownship.org

Summer Reading Program

The library offers a new Adult Summer Reading Program. Pick up your game board from the front desk, and join Constellation Challenge, today! Materials and prizes are graciously provided by Friends of the Hershey Public Library. Ends September 3.

Program highlights in June and July for adults, teens and children

Kit's Interactive Theatre: Grace the Pirate

July 2 at 1:00 pm. Navigate by the stars with Grace the Pirate played by Kitty Jones in this rollicking interactive play where the audience is cast right into the show! Join the crew of Grace O’Malley with Irish jigs and folktales. Registration is not required. Great family fun for ages 4 thru adults. Sponsored by the Friends of Hershey Public Library.

Summer Quest: A Universe of Stories

Register online for Summer Quest and for fun activities. Summer Quest is for children ages 0-17. Summer Quest provides a no-pressure and fun way to continue reading over summer vacation thereby maintaining reading skills mastered during the school year. All activities are free of charge. Ends August 24. Read more.

Friends Annual Book Sale is coming!

Friday, August 2. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Preview night for Friends members, only. Not yet a member, or wish to join to enjoy the benefits of membership? Please click here to be re-directed to the Friends' website. Regular book sale hours. Pick up a flyer at the library. BEST BARGAINS IN TOWN. Unbeatable prices and great choices you don't want to miss.

Friends Summer Film Festival: Based on the Books

Sundays in July at 2:00 pm. Registration is not required to attend the Summer Film Festival. Please note the film’s rating for age appropriateness. Everyone is welcome. Snacks are provided by the Friends of Hershey Public Library.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs PG (7/7/19)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins PG (7/14/19)
Hugo PG (7/21/19)
Night at the Museum PG (7/28/19)

Next Generation Yoga for Teens

High school teens, please register online to join instructor, Cindy Lesher, for  yoga classes that offer the practice of peer connection and interaction, calming techniques, group discussion, yoga poses and group activities. Wednesdays at 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm. June 12 to July 17.

Teen Time

Wednesdays: June 26, July 3, 17 and 24 at 1:30 pm. Please register online for each Teen Time event for kids in grade 6 and higher. Next up, Planet Mobile on June 26. Use foam balls and old cds to make planets - hang them from a mobile and watch them spin!

Adult Enrichment Classes

Card Making Class with Wendy Diem on Thursday, June 27 at 6:00 pm. Registration is not required. The Essay: Six Week Writing Class with Laura English begins Sunday, June 23 at 2:00 pm. Register at the library. Join an exciting NEW computer class beginning July 11 on CS50 Certification.

Movie and a Craft

Movies will be paired with a themed craft. All movies rated PG. Suitable for children in grades K-5. Registration is not required. Everyone is welcome. Read more.
Friday, June 28. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm – “Wonder”. Friday, July 12. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm – “Zathura”. Friday, July 26. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm – “Lilo & Stitch”.