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Tag: Policies

Mobile Apps and Your Library Card Barcode

Get Smart at the library and never leave home without your card again. The Hershey Public Library now offers the option for borrowers to use their smart phone or other devices as a way to carry a library card. By downloading a free app, users can checkout materials using the self-checkout […]

Self Check-Out Station

Have you tried the machine to self check-out your library materials? With your library card and pin, it is now possible with the RFID security system for you to check out books, DVDs, magazines, music on CD, and audio-books on CD, print a receipt of all your checked out materials, and […]

Using Our Meeting Rooms

Using Our Meeting Rooms BACKGROUND INFORMATION Meeting Rooms are available for public use. Hershey Public Library Mission Statement: The Hershey Public Library is a community center focusing on open access to materials, programs, information, and services that fulfill the community’s educational and enrichment needs. The Library actively promotes and supports reading, […]

Tribute Book Program

A great way to support the library and remember somebody special in your life is to take advantage of the Tribute Book Program. Sponsor a book at the library by a cash or check donation and we will select a book in accordance with the honoree’s area of interest and […]

Library Governance

Our goals and decison making process. Strategic plan. Mission Statement Library Board Strategic Plan: 2015-2017

Using the Library

Borrowing library materials. Pay online for library fines. Ways to keep track of your account. Print from mobile devices, and copyright restrictions. Library Cards Library Cards for Residents from an Access PA Program Non Participating Municipality Mobile Apps and Your Library Card Barcode Credit Card Payments Automatic Renewals Text Notification […]

Library Policies

Policies that effect patron services Confidentiality Policy Internet Access Policy Wireless Network Access Policy Using Our Meeting Rooms Display Area Policies Code of Conduct Photography and Filming Notice Collection Development Policy in General DVD Collection Development Policy

Credit Card Payments

Hershey Public Library is able to accept credit cards for payment through SmartPay. To pay a fine or owe replacement/other fees, you will be able to use a Visa, MasterCard or Discover card to make a complete or partial payment. (please note: you cannot use a credit card to pay […]

Strategic Plan: 2015-2017

The Hershey Public Library is happy to publish its 2015-2017 Strategic Plan.  While the plan has already been in effect during the current year, this final version for publication has recently been approved by the Township of Derry Library Board of Directors.  The Library administration and staff welcome your ideas […]

Library Board

Board of Library Directors The Library board is an advisory body, composed of representatives from all walks of life and who have good networking contacts in the community. The library board supports and gives guidance  to the library administrator and staff, when necessary, by approving policies and other decision making […]