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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 […]

Friends Programs Information

The Friends of the Hershey Public Library bring a new season of programs for adults and children. The brochure includes information on book discussion groups, the annual author visit and film festivals. Click to download a copy of the Friends Programs: 2018-2019.            

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 […]

Friends Programs & Library Programs

Register online at the Event Calendar, or call (717) 533-6555. (Friends Programs require registration. Most Library Programs require registration.) Register for Programs on the Event Calendar Friends Programs Information Adult Story Time Twin Edens: Galapagos and the Falklands The Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge Healthy Eating A “Wilder” Garden […]

Friends of the Hershey Library

Hershey Public Library is fortunate to partner with one of the most passionate and active Friends groups around.Friends sponsor programs for adults and children alike, including our annual National Library Week author visit, and provide funds for equipment and furniture, such as the AV systems in our meeting rooms. Over […]

Volunteer

We love volunteers. Why? Because we could not survive without them. From shelving books to organizing programs or helping with the book sale, there is work to be done and our volunteers make the library happen. Whether as an individual or a member of our outstanding Friends of Hershey Library […]