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One Book, One Community

WINNER OF THE 2018 ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder. Thank you to readers who voted during August, 2017. Poison Study is a rollicking, exciting fantasy novel with a strong, intelligent female protagonist, Yelena. Her world is authoritarian and rigid with strict laws. Yelena is offered a choice […]

Support Hershey Public Library While You Shop!

Now you can shop for your favorite Amazon items and help Hershey Public Library at the same time!! AmazonSmile is an easy and automatic way to support the Friends organization and the public library!! There is absolutely no cost for shoppers to participate in AmazonSmile! Every item for sale on Amazon.com is also […]

20th Annual National Library Week Author Visit: Hillary Jordan

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Hillary Jordan is the author of the novels Mudbound (2008) and When She Woke (2011), as well as the digital short, Aftermirth. Her first novel, Mudbound, tells the story of two families, white landowners and their black […]

Smart Gardening: When to Do What to Keep Your Yard Looking Great with George Weigel

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. George Weigel, gardening columnist for the Patriot-News/PennLive,” will be here to help us devise a month-to-month plan for making our garden look great all year long. It’s not enough to design and plant a good landscape because […]

“60 Hikes in 60 Miles” with Matt Willen

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. The southern portion of Pennsylvania is rich with history, but also boasts breathtaking natural beauty. From rolling hills in Lancaster and York Counties to steep ravines along the Susquehanna River, this region offers hikers a wide array […]

Joshua Lionel Cowen: An Exciting One-Man History presented by Neill Hartley

Sunday, December 17, at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. Neill Hartley is Joshua Lionel Cowen in this exciting and magical one–man show about the founding and history of one of the greatest toy companies ever created! It is a fully staged presentation that will entertain and educate […]

Alaska: Beyond the Cruise Ships with Scott Weidensaul

Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Register online, or call (717) 533-6555. If you laid Alaska across the Lower 48, one corner would be in California, one in North Carolina and one in Minnesota. Yet few visitors to the 49th state ever get beyond the typical cruise-ship itinerary. Writer […]

50% Fines Forgiveness and Donation of Personal Care Items

Receive 50% discount off library fines December 1 to 30 with a donation of personal care items in exchange for one item for each account. Personal care items are to benefit a local non-profit organization, Love INC. Please note: replacement costs of lost or damaged items must be paid in full. The Personal Care […]

New Items

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