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Enrichment Classes

Herb Container Garden Class

Spice up your life with a scent-sational herb garden in a pot. Get growing with fragrant combinations. Please register in person at the library. The class fee of $30 (container and all materials) is payable at registration. Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon Instructor: Andrea Beitzel Fee: […]

Advanced Photoshop Post-Processing Class

This class will explore advance Photoshop processing techniques. It is recommended for people with the Photoshop CC subscription. An understanding of basic layers and masks is recommended but the process of using layers and masks will be expanded upon. Subject matter will include: • Refined Selections and masking • Apply […]

Processing Your Images Class

SORRY, THIS CLASS IS POSTPONED UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE. Looking at the work of others can be instructional, but how do your images look to someone else? The class will use your image captures as the instructional material. Each person will be asked to submit a minimum of three original raw […]

Nature Study for Parents and Educators Class

This three-part series provides reluctant parents, grandparents, home educators as well as professional educators with the tools they need to provide children with inexpensive and refreshingly un-scientific, child-led nature study lessons. Jessica begins this three-part workshop by encouraging an informal discussion about “nature study,” what it means and why it […]

Developing Your Story (novel, short or long) Class

Examine and apply the principals that will drive your story into the hands of a potential publisher. Each class will focus on a different technique and an exercise for your completed or in-progress work. Registration must be done in person at the library. Class fee must be paid at time of registration. […]

Terrarium Therapy Workshop

During this awesome workshop we will be kicking those lingering cabin fever blues to the curb during by enjoying a fun filled terrarium building Workshop. Join us as we instruct you on how to create, grow and properly display your arrangement. Succulents are sun-loving plants that are low maintenance, easy […]

Fused Glass Class – Mosaic Dish or Pendant

In this class you can either make a fused glass pendant or mosaic dish. Ages 10 and older are welcome. Items returned two weeks after class for pick-up. Fee: $25 pendant or $25 mosaic dish. Registration must be done in person at the library. Class fee must be paid at […]

20th Annual National Library Week Author Visit: Hillary Jordan

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Hillary Jordan is the author of the novels Mudbound (2008) and When She Woke (2011), as well as the digital short, Aftermirth. Her first novel, Mudbound, tells the story of two families, white landowners and their black […]

Storytime for Grown-Ups

Saturday, April 7, at 2:00 p.m. No longer just for the little ones, come to the Hershey Public Library to sit back and relax as you enjoy short stories, old and new; stories to thrill, to make you laugh and feel inspired. Read aloud to the audience by Emily Fortney. […]

Fused Glass Class – Coral Bowl or Wind Chimes

Learn how to make a coral bowl or a set of wind chimes (with five interchangeable chimes for the seasons or holidays) by fusing glass. Each student will use various types of glass to decorate their unique piece of art. The design is then fired in the kiln at the […]