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Sand Mandala

Hershey Public Library welcomes artists, monks of the Deprung Gomang Monastery. What is a sand mandala? The mandala is made by the methodical placement of grains of sand, and is a temporary creation. There will be hands on activities on Wednesday, August 22 from 3-4 pm. Sand painting is a […]

One Book, One Community

One Book, Your Vote for the OBOC 2019 title will take place August 1 – 31, 2018. (oboc.org) The winner will be announced to the public in November 2018. With the public vote for the 2019 title, reading of the OBOC title will take place in January, and programs at […]

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. All […]

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week 2018, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held September 23–29. The 2018 theme, “Banning Books Silences Stories,” is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against censorship. By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned […]

“A Summer Read”

  Public Libraries in Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties have an opportunity to participate for the sixth year in ‘A Summer Read’, a reading initiative for adults during the summer months (May –September) is sponsored by Wellspan: Aligning Forces for Quality – South Central […]

Adult Summer Reading Program

Name That Tune Rock and Roll Bingo In conjunction with this year’s nationwide Collaborative Summer Reading Program theme, “Libraries Rock,” the library is offering a new Bingo Summer Reading Program to encourage adults to experience the joy of reading and rock and roll music. The game board brochures, sign-up incentives […]

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. August 2018. ARCHIVE July, 2018. June 2018 May, 2018 April, 2018 March 2018 February, 2018 January, 2018


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