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Fredricksen Library will open today, January 26, at 10am instead of 9am, due to inclement weather.

Cleve J. Fredricksen Library

Great Decisions 2015: Russia and the Near Abroad

Tuesday, February 3 at 1:00 pm

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting experts in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Each year, eight topics are chosen by Foreign Policy Association's panel of experts.  In partnership with the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg and Friends of Fredricksen Library, this year's discussions will meet every other Tuesday afternoon at 1:00pm. The first session discusses Russia and the Near Abroad. 

DOWNLOAD A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL SESSIONS

Cost: $10 per individual session or $40 covers all 8 sessions. Register with credit card online HERE or send a check to World Affairs Council of Hbg/Walnut St. & N. 4th St/ 234 Strawberry Square/ Harrisburg, PA 17101.  

Teen Advisory Group Valentine's Day Card Fundraiser

Avoid the same-old same-old clichéd Valentine's Day cards this year.  Send a special message of love with a beautiful card handmade by our Teen Advisory Group.  Cards (with envelopes) are on sale at the Reference Desk now through February 14th.  Choices of many colors and quotes from classic and popular books will be available with messages for children, friends and your true love. 

The Valentine's Day card sale is a fund raiser of the Fredricksen Teen Advisory Group to support teen programming.  

Ugandan Kids Choir

Saturday, January 31 at 3:00pm

Join us as we welcome the Ugandan Kids Choir for a concert in our atrium. The Ugandan Kids Choir brings a message of hope to American audiences through the traditional rhythmic dances and songs of Africa.  All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Homework Helpers

Thursdays 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm

October 2014 through the end of April 2015.

Teacher volunteers will be in the Fredricksen Library's Lower Lobby to offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Tutors will be available to direct each student's study and homework completion, research and report writing, and/or test review.

Students, accompanied by an adult, should come to the library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets and supplies.

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