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Tag: EDUCATION

The Lure and Mysteries of Sea Glass

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Richard will be with us to share his knowledge and years of experience on sea glass. He will also provide insight into the art of identifying unique shards and review the basic science of how sea glass […]

21st Annual National Library Week Guest Author Visit

Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by Alice Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman. Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Alice Hoffman (on the left) was born in New York City on March 16, 1952 and grew up on Long Island. She received a Mirrellees Fellowship to the Stanford […]

A “Wilder” Garden

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by Marta McDowell. Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Come explore a Wilder garden with Marta McDowell. Marta shares her love of horticulture and garden history through the written and spoken word. She lives, writes and gardens in Chatham, New Jersey […]

The Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by William Donner. Register online for this Friends program, or call (717) 533-6555. William Donner will explain the history, cultural context and significance of Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge. The Grundsow (“Groundhog)” Lodges were started in the 1930s by a group […]

Twin Edens: Galapagos and the Falklands

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Presented by Scott Weidensaul. Register online for this Friends program, or call (717) 533-6555. Separated by more than 4,000 miles, the Galapagos Islands in the equatorial Pacific and the Falkland Islands off the stormy tip of South America would seem to be worlds […]

U.S. Citizenship

Prepare for your U.S. Citizenship exam – Building your math and reading skills, improve your writing, speaking and grammar, Green Card information. U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (Official website for forms and resources) Scheduling an appointment with Immigration services (InfoPass) Guide for U.S Immigration, Citizenship, Green Cards, and Visas Pass the U.S […]

Power Library

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor. The Pennsylvania Online World of […]

Reference E-Books

  Click here or the GVRL button to access a collection of more than 50 online reference e-books that cover a variety of subjects from Arts to Technology. Download PDF, print or email an article, generate a citation, or download MP3 to listen to an article. Outside of the library, log […]

eResources for Research (Databases)

Browse a list of databases providing full text current information on a variety of subjects from biography to science in popular reference books, encyclopedias, and primary sources. Helpful guidelines and video tutorials to improve your search experience. Log in with a Hershey Public Library card beginning with 2901…to access the […]