701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

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Sunday, June 16, the Hershey Public Library is closed for Father's 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 for adults, teens and children

Bravura Brass: A Universe of Music

June 18 at 1:00 pm. Bravura Brass: A Universe of Music is the first Terrific Tuesday family program. We welcome back our friends the Bravura Brass as they share a selection of spaced-out classics including Fly Me to the Moon, StardustBlue Moon and many more! Registration is not required. Sponsored by the Friends.

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 19 and 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. First up, Meteor Shower! on June 19. Come to an outdoor program (weather permitting) for “Meteor shower!” Decorate a fabric bag with hand-thrown paint balls (meteors!)

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”.