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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 Film Special

Nosferatu (1922). This is an unrated silent horror movie. Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 pm To see Nosferatu is to see a vampire movie before it became the story of Dracula. Murnau’s silent film was based on the Bram Stoker novel, but the title and character names were changed.  The […]

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. Registration […]

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 […]