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NEWS/Events

USCF Rated Chess Tournament

Join us at the Hershey Public Library for a Chess Tournament on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Open to chess players of all ages and skill levels. 3 rounds with players in Quad sections based on rating and age. Young players and players new to rated chess tournaments are welcome and […]

Friends 7th Annual Student Film Festival

Student Submissions Are Needed by April 1 for Student Film Festival – The 7th Annual Friends of Hershey Public Library Student Film Festival seeks to showcase and recognize local student filmmakers’ creative work. Download the 2019 STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSION FORM. Forms will be available for pick up at the library in February. […]

One Book, One Community Book Discussion

Monday, February 25 (Snow date 3/4/2019) 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann has been chosen as the 2019 One Book, One Community selection! Registration can be done either online, or call 717-33-6555. Did you know February is designated as both Library Lovers’ Month and Book […]

Bouquets for Books

ROYER’S FLOWERS CHILDREN’S BOOK DRIVE RETURNS – OCTOBER 28-NOVEMBER 11 to benefit area public libraries. Saturday, October 28, don’t forget to purchase flowers at Royer’s (Camp Hill, Lancaster or Wyomissing) to take advantage of the Barnes & Noble Bookfair. Just quote the Bookfair ID code: 12191185 for Hershey Public Library […]

Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale takes place during the first week in August. Friends members may attend Preview Night, the Friday before the Book Sale begins, to enjoy making early purchases and the best bargains. Donations will again be accepted after Labor Day weekend. Renew your Friends membership or join Friends.  2018 BOOK […]

From the Director’s Desk

Director of the Hershey Public Library, Laura O’Grady, writes a monthly letter on library news. Director’s Desk, November 2018 ARCHIVE October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018    

Adult Winter Reading Program

Hershey Public Library’s Clue is the title of this year’s Adult Winter Reading Program. Pick up a brochure at the front desk starting January 2, 2019. Solve the Library Staff Murder Mystery. Work out the clues at the turn of a page (or a click of the finger on digital […]

Friends Summer Film Festival 2019

Based on the Book Friends will show a summer film series on Sundays in July at 2:00 p.m. 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) REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED. ALL ARE WELCOME. SNACKS WILL BE […]

Friends Winter Film Festival 2019

Based on the Books Saturdays in February @ 2:00 p.m.  The Birds PG13  (2/2/19) The Monuments Men PG13  (2/9/19) The Great Gatsby PG13  (2/16/19) Hidden Figures PG  (2/23/19) REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED. ALL ARE WELCOME. SNACKS ARE PROVIDED BY THE FRIENDS.

E-Newsletter

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