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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 […]

Storytime for Grown-Ups

Saturday, October 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 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 […]

Request a Purchase

  Let us know what you would like the library to add to the collection. The cataloger will make the final decision. 

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 […]

Read This!

Booknotes is our own publication on thematic reading suggestions. See what's NEW in the collection, or staff favorite reads. Send us your book review and see reviews by others. Book websites for genre specific searches; great for book group ideas! Book Notes New Items Staff Picks Find a Book Join […]

Book Notes

Every two months our Adult Programming Librarian, Julie Brnik, publishes Book Notes, a newsletter filled with thematic reading suggestions. Pick up the latest issue at the Circulation desk or download a copy.     July/August,2018 May/June, 2018 March/April, 2018 January/February, 2018 Nov/December, 2017 September/October, 2017 July/August,2017 May/June 2017     […]

Interlibrary Loan Submission Confirmation

Thank you for submitting an Interlibrary Loan request. Processing for ILL items can take anywhere from 10 days to 4 weeks, depending on the availability and proximity of the requested item. If we have any questions, an ILL representative will contact you by telephone.             […]

Book Discussion Groups

There are currently openngs in our book discussion groups. For information, please contact Julie Brnik at 533-6555 ext. 3717 or send an e-mail to jebrnik@derrytownship.org Combined Reading Lists for the Book Groups 2018.