Art in Science

Tuesday, January 29. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Future dates: The following Tuesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. February 26, March 26, April 23, and May 28.

Join students from Hershey High School’s Chem-Med Club as they lead school-age children through fun science activities. This program is suitable for kids in grade 1 and up. Please register online, or call the library at 717-533-6555 ext. 3708. If you have questions, please send an e-mail to Children’s Librarian, Rita Smith at

Storytime with Teens

Monday, April 22. 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Children ages 3-6, with caregiver, are invited to enjoy original stories and artwork by our very own Hershey Public Library teens. This program is for young children ages 3-5 and a parent  or caregiver. Please register online, or call 717-533-6555 ext. 3708. If you have questions, please contact Children’s Librarian, Rita Smith at

Summer Quest PREVIEW

Monday, May 6. 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Families with children ages 2-5 are welcome to preview our summer programming with an hour of center-based play. Families will have the opportunity to play together in our Universe of Stories. Presented by Rita Smith. If you questions, please send an e-mail to

Please register online, or call the library at 717-533-6555 ext. 3708.


Do you have children who love playing with LEGO? Budding architects and LEGO fanatics ages 6+ are welcome to join LEGO Club where building encourages imagination and creativity, and where children bring construction to life. Please register for EACH session your child will attend.

Winter Session

Meet on the first Wednesday of the month.

February 6, March 6, April 3, and May 1. 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Please register for each week you wish to attend, online, or call the Children’s Services at 533-6555 ext. 3708.

Second Saturday


Second Saturday at 1:30 p.m. This program is a part of our literacy-based strategy encouraging reading, talking, playing, singing and writing in young children. We begin with a featured theme read-aloud story with plenty of time for exploration of theme through (blocks, learning centers, play areas, experiments) to promote active engagement of parents with their children. There will be an opportunity to take related books home after the program. Jackie Sisco presents the monthly program. If you have questions, please e-mail to Please register online, or call (717) 533-6555 ext. 3708.

If library programming for you and your family is difficult to attend during the week, register for Second Saturday.

February 9 – “A Splendid Friend, Indeed” by Suzanne Bloom is the featured story.

March 9 – Design It: experiment centers exploring the basics of building; foundations and stable structures from LEAP into Science

April 13 – EASTER:  Activities, and Book Flix 

May 11 – The Art Lesson by Tomie DePaola art learning centers

Crazy 8’s Math Club


Crazy 8s will be offered to children in grades 3-5 in the New Year. The math club will meet 8 times from Mondays from January 7, 2019 to February 25, 2019. 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, an over-the-top after-school club designed to get kids fired up about math. It’s math gone wild! Crazy 8s meets 8 times.

Register online, or call (717) 533-6555 ext. 3708 to register at the Children’s desk, or if you have questions. Presenter: Jackie Sisco.

Read more about Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s.