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Name That Tune Rock and Roll Bingo

June 1 - August 31

In conjunction with this year’s nationwide Collaborative Summer Reading Program theme, “Libraries Rock,” the library is offering a new Bingo Summer Reading Program to encourage adults to experience the joy of reading and rock and roll music. The game board brochures, sign-up incentives and prizes are made possible thanks to the Friends of the Hershey Public Library. To learn how to play, click here.

Summer Quest at Shank Park

June 8 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm

Join Summer Quest at Shank Park, a collaboration between the Hershey Public Library and the Derry Township Parks & Recreation Center. What is Summer Quest? A program for families from June 8. Pick up a game board at the Hershey Public Library and follow a walking trail around Shank Park, located at Bullfrog Valley Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036 to search for animal images taken from the children’s fairy tale classic, The Bremen Town Musicians by the Brothers Grimm. Summer Quest…

STUDIO B POWER YOGA and Cocoa Kayaks

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - August 14 @ 8:30 pm

Yoga + Kayaking? That's Right! STUDIO B POWER YOGA and Cocoa Kayaks have partnered to bring you a super fun outdoor package! Celebrate summer with land-based yoga and easy recreational kayaking along the sparkling waters of the gentle Swatara Creek. We will begin with outdoor yoga designed to bring awareness to your body and breath, then proceed into the water on a relaxing, guided float down the Swatara Creek for 2.5 miles. Finish the experience with a floating meditation. Your…

Friends Summer Film Festival: Animal Favorites

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - July 29 @ 4:00 pm

Friends of the Hershey Public Library will show a summer film series based on family friendly animal favorites on Sundays in July at 2:00 p.m. Snacks provided. No registration required. All are welcome. Beethoven PG (7/8/18) Fly Away Home PG (7/15/18) Jungle Book PG (7/22/18) Stuart Little PG (7/29/18).

Once Upon a Mattress

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - July 29 @ 7:30 pm

Due to an unhappy curse, King Sextimus is unable to speak. Meanwhile, his terror-of-a-wife, Queen Aggravain, has taken over control of the kingdom. Most importantly, in an attempt to keep Prince Dauntless single, she has decreed that only the princess that can pass her test may marry her son. Further, no one else in the kingdom may marry until Prince Dauntless does. Lady Larken and Sir Harry are extremely disturbed by this fact since they wish to marry. Luckily, Sir…

Power Train Gym Family & Friends Weekend

July 27 @ 5:00 am - July 29 @ 1:00 pm

Bring a guest for FREE all weekend! Friday, July 27 - Sunday, July 29, 2018. If your guest joins the gym, we will WAIVE their Initiation Fee! For more information contact Power Train Gym at 717-298-6536. HOURS: Friday - 5:00AM-8:00 PM; Saturday, 8:00AM-1:00PM and Sunday 8:00AM-1:00PM    

Friends Annual Book Sale

August 4 @ 9:30 am

BEST BARGAINS IN TOWN! The Friends of the Hershey Public Library's 37th Annual Book Sale will take place on Saturday, August 4 to Thursday, August 9 at the Hershey Public Library. The book sale operates during regular library hours. The library will be on closed Friday, August 3rd until 6 pm so volunteers can prepare for the sale. Friday, August 3rd from 6 to 8 pm is the popular Preview Night which is only open to Friends members who can…

Music on Chocolate

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Downtown Hershey’s summer concert series will feature the talents of regional acts as well as local musicians getting national attention. Two bands will be featured each evening in a family-friendly atmosphere with food and beverages. Come out to enjoy live music in ChocolateTown Square from Galactic Cowboy Orchestra.

Rock the Fort!

August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Let’s end the summer at the Hershey Public Library with some family reading fun! Meet us for stories at 2:30 p.m. When the library closes at 3 p.m., registered families may use materials from home to create reading forts in the library. Enjoy family reading time and earn a medal for your efforts! ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT FOR THIS PROGRAM. Register online at the Events Calendar on our website at www.hersheylibrary.org or call us at (717)…

Cirque Du Soleil Crystal

August 29 @ 7:30 pm - September 2 @ 7:30 pm

Cirque du Soleil is coming to the Giant Center with a brand-new arena creation. Cirque du Soleil’sCRYSTAL, explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s 34-year history. This unique production pushes boundaries of performance by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. CRYSTAL will perform in Hershey from Wednesday, August 29 through Sunday, September 2 for 7 shows only. *Times and prices vary check website*

Music on Chocolate

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Downtown Hershey’s summer concert series will feature the talents of regional acts as well as local musicians getting national attention. Two bands will be featured each evening in a family-friendly atmosphere with food and beverages. Come out to enjoy live music in ChocolateTown Square from Danelle Miraglia and Gleasons Drift.

Wish Upon A Food Truck Festival

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Come out and sponsor the Make-A-Wish Foundation! There will be 35 Food Trucks, Entertainment, Celebrities, Children's Activities, plus so much more! This Central Pennsylvania favorite is coming to AACA Museum, Inc. as we’ve partnered with them to offer our grounds for this year’s event.  As a community partner, we’re excited to be able to help make wishes come true! 100% of proceeds from registrations and sponsorships will benefit Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley.  Attendees can help by providing…

Inherit the Wind

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - October 14 @ 7:30 pm

Authors Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee wrote a story about the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial that dealt with the debate over evolution versus creationism. The Scopes trial revolves around the conviction of John T. Scopes for teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in his science class, which was contrary to Tennessee state law at the time. Showtimes: October 4 - October 6 at 7:30 PM October 7 at 2:00 PM October 11 - October 13 at 7:30 PM October…

A Christmas Story

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - December 16 @ 7:30 pm

A Christmas Story is based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this play is based on the beloved holiday movie which follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a "Red Ryder air rifle. Frequently at odds with his cranky dad but comforted by his doting mother, Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact.…

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