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A Summer Read

Did you read Sue Klebold’s book a Mother’s Reckoning; Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy? Complete the survey available at the library, or download the survey form, and enter to win a copy of the book, private signing with Sue Klebold and the opportunity to hear her speak on Monday, September […]

Summer Reading Champions

Get kids inspired to read, and learn from astronauts and NASA experts! Each of these four brief videos tells how going to the library was an important part of their lives. That reading books captured imagination and curiosity about the stars, planets and galaxies, and helped fuel a passion for […]

Summer Reading Program

“Constellation Challenge” is the title of the 2019 Adult Summer Reading Program. Saturday, June 1 to Tuesday, September 3. (All raffle tickets must be submitted by 8 pm to be eligible for prizes.) Winners of the gift cards will be announced no later than Friday, September 6. In conjunction with […]

Summer Quest for Children

Please register online. Young children ages 0-2 have a calendar of activities to be completed, available at the Children’s desk. (Paper and online sign up.) Register online for children ages 3-11. You may also register at the library. Download the Beanstack Tracker app for your mobile device from the Apple […]

Summer Quest for Tweens & Teens

Teens ages 12-17 are invited to participate in their own summer reading challenge. Explore A Universe of Stories by reading great books and trying out our mini-challenges. Register online, or in the person at the library. Great programming is available for teens and tweens all summer long. If you have […]

Chewsy Readers

Chewsy Readers is from June 17 to July 24. (Ended for summer 2019.) Chewsy Readers ages 7 and 8, and 9 and 10 will meet for BYO brown bag lunches and book-sharing this summer. Presented by Jackie Sisco. For children ages 7 and 8 (having completed 1st or 2nd grade). […]

Librarian Recommended Teen Reads

These books listed A-Z are recommended for tweens and teens ages 13-17. Find them in our Young Adult fiction collection unless otherwise specified. American Panda – Gloria Chao Archenemies – Marissa Mayer The Astonishing Color of Ever After – Emily X. R. Pan Blood, Water, Paint – Joy Mccullough Boots […]

Books & More

The Hershey Public Library has a vast collection of fiction and nonfiction books; also in large print, for adults, teens and young children, music, movies and other media patrons may borrow. Lending periods vary per material. If we don’t own it, we may be able to get it for you […]

Job Search Websites

On these job search sites, you can search for job listings by location, industry, salary, skill set, and much more; post your resume online; and read about the latest job search tips and trends. You will more than likely need an e-mail address to apply for jobs, or know your […]

Space Forts for Families

(Pictured above are two forts built in summer 2018. From left to right: Fort that used most furniture, and the coziest fort.) Saturday, August 24. 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Let’s end the summer with some family reading fun! Meet us for stories at 2:30 p.m. When the library closes […]