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Cleve J. Fredricksen Library

Great Decisions @ Fredricksen Library

The Great Decisions program highlights eight of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans each year.  In partnership with the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, this year's discussion group will meet every other Monday at 1:00 pm. The next two  sessions are as follows:

~ Monday, April 21 at 1:00 pm: Islamic Awakening

~ Monday, May 5 at 1:00 pm: Energy Independence

Cost: $10 per session or $40 covers all eight sessions.  

See ALL upcoming sessions and REGISTER ONLINE


Fredricksen Reads: The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Tuesday, May 13 at 7:00pm

One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich transports readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota with an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.  The Round House won the 2012 National Book Award for fiction. Registration is now open.



Film Forward Film & Discussion: Twenty Feet from Stardom

Tuesday, April 29 at 2 pm and 7 pm

In the multi-award-winning film, The Rocket, a boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family (and a couple of ragged misfits) through Laos to find a new home. Come enjoy the film and stay afterwards to discuss its implications with Dr. David Witwer (7pm showing only), Professor of History at Penn State Harrisburg. Not recommended for those under age 17 without an adult. (unrated)




Homework Helpers

Thursdays - March 6 through May 8* - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Retired teachers will be at the Fredricksen Library Lower Lobby to offer individualized tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Students, accompanied by at least one parent, should come to the Library prepared with their homework information, relevant textbooks, worksheets, directions, and supplies. Parents must stay in the Library during the session and are welcome to consult with the tutor at the end of the session. * NO SESSION THURSDAY APRIL 17th..






Holiday Closing


Fredricksen Library will be CLOSED Sunday, April 20.



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