701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 533-6555 library@derrytownship.org

WE WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY, APRIL 21 FOR EASTER.

During construction: Our circulation desk has been relocated temporarily near the children’s department. Our book drops are unavailable at this time. Please return library items inside the library. To offset this inconvenience, overdue fines will be waived during the construction. Read More.

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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

While Reason Slept

Saturday. April 20 at 2:00 pm, join an open discussion and presentation of an optimistic solution for a vision of a rational Republic hosted by author of While Reason Slept, Thomas F. Brier, Jr., Esq. Books will be sold and signed. Please register online, or call the library at 717-533-6555.

 

Program highlights in April and May for adults, teens and children

Adult classes next weekend!

Saturday, April 27. 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fresh Flower Arranging Class. Class fee of $45 is payable at registration. Instructors: Beverly and Wendy Hammaker. Read more. Sunday, Sunday, April 28. 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Flower Mosaic Class. Fee: $35. No art experience needed. Instructor: Meghan Winslow. Read more. Please register in person at the library for either class. 

SPLAT Studio

Sunday, May 5.  2:00 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. Friends Children's Program for children K-5.  Meghan Winslow of SPLAT Studio will help children ages 2-6 at 2 pm, and children 6 and up at 3 pm to design a special project for a loved one. This program is free and open to the public, and will take place in the library’s meeting room. Pre-registration by age group is required. Registration begins on April 22.

Tween and teen program information

Dungeons & Dragons and In the Middle are programs for kids in grades 6 and higher. Registration is required. Tween Lounge for middle schoolers, and Teen Lounge for high schoolers are drop-in programs where no registration is needed.

Chess Tournament

Saturday, May 4. 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. Open to chess players of all ages and skill levels. Sections based on rating and age. Young players and players new to rated chess tournaments are welcome and encouraged to participate! This will be a USCF rated chess event. Registration is required.

Preview children's Summer Quest

Register to join us on Monday, May 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 1100 a.m. to preview our summer programming with an hour of center-based play. Families will have the opportunity to play together in our Universe of Stories. For kids ages 2-5.

Come to Tech Help

Thursday afternoons in April, drop in between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm for some basic tech help. No registration required. More pop up classes will be offered in the coming months to cover various topics of interest. Read more.