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NEWS/Events

USCF Rated Chess Tournament

Join us at the Hershey Public Library for a Chess Tournament on Saturday, November 3rd. 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 encouraged […]

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. The festival will take place on April 27, 2019 from 2 to 4 pm at the Hershey Public […]

Friends Film Special

Nosferatu (1922). This is an unrated silent horror movie. Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 pm To see Nosferatu is to see a vampire movie before it became the story of Dracula. Murnau’s silent film was based on the Bram Stoker novel, but the title and character names were changed.  The […]

Friends Family Fun Day

Sunday, August 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the community came to Family Fun Day at the Book Sale. “Libraries Rock” themed games, crafts and activities for all ages were enjoyed, including a bounce house and face painting, and FREE ice cream at Sweet Dawgs ice cream truck during […]

One Book, One Community

Winner of the One Book, Your Vote for the OBOC 2019 title is “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann. With the public vote for the 2019 title, reading of the OBOC title will take place in January, and programs at various public libraries will begin in February, which […]

Edible Book Contest Online Entry Form

All entries must be submitted to the Library by Wednesday, October 24 at 8:00 p.m. All edible book entries must be dropped off at the library on Friday, October 26 between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. If you have questions, please contact Julie Brnik at jebrnik@derrytownship.org or call 717-533-6555 X […]

Edible Book Contest

Friday, October 26, 2018. Design an edible creation based on the wonderful world of books! National Friends of the Library Week is October 21 to 27. Please join us on Friday, October 26 to view and vote for literary-inspired culinary creations! Register in advance to enter your own edible book. Registration […]

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, October 2018. ARCHIVE September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018    

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 […]