For an up to date list of Friends programs, please visit the Hershey Public Library's events calendar.  You can search for Friends Adult and Children's programming.

Thank you!


Please become a member or consider the gift of a Friends Membership to your family or friends. Don't forget to include your e-mail address so Friends can contact you with our news and information.

Every day is an excellent opportunity to make a donation. Your financial support helps the Friends of the Hershey Public Library and its mission of partnering with the Hershey Public Library to provide enriching programs for our community. Making an online donation is simple and safe through a secure payment system at a level comfortable for you. Thank you.

If you have any questions related to Friends children's program, please contact Rita Smith at If you have questions on Friends adult programs, please contact Aly Tran at

Dates to mark on your calendar:

Annual Book Sale: August 5-8

Banned Books Week: October 1-7, 2023

National Friends of Libraries Week: October 15-21, 2023.

#Giving Tuesday: November 28, 2023.


Click Log in at the top of this page to access your Friends membership profile. If you do not know your password, click "Forget Password" to receive a link to get a new password in your email Inbox. You can now download/print your Friends membership card and update your contact information. Please be sure to include your email address to receive notifications of our upcoming programs.

If you want help, send an email to and we will add your email address to your profile. No more FOMO!

Please donate gently used books and media

Declutter your basement, closets or bookshelves at home by donating your gently used books and media to the library so we can replenish our stocks for the next book sale. Items can be dropped off in the front entrance lobby during regular library hours.

Contact the Friends

Send an e-mail to:

Postal address: 701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

Why join the Friends?

The Friends fund more than 80% of the Library’s programming every year!  Love your library? Become a Friend! Your membership helps to enrich the entire community. Join the Friends today.

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