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WINNERS OF OUR CARDHOLDER CHALLENGE/ SUMMER READING DRAWINGS: Morgan: Hampden Pool  |  Augustus: Camp Hill Pool  |  Cora: Lemoyne Pool  |  Ian: iPAD Mini3

Thank you to ALL who participated, our municipalities who donated the pool memberships and our sponsors.  All winners have been contacted. We had over 1500 entries!

Page Updated: 

June 9, 2015
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Friday, July 10, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join us this summer as we honor the 2015 Oscars. Come see this year's breakout hit by Wes Anderson.  Winner of four Oscars this year, it recounts the adventures of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.  Rated R. No registration needed. Sponsored by Bill and Jane Murray.


Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we honor the 2015 Oscars. Come see this year's breakout hit by Wes Anderson.  Winner of four Oscars this year, it recounts the adventures of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.  Rated R. No registration needed. Sponsored by Bill and Jane Murray.


Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 1:00pm

Join George Weigel, garden columnist for the Harrisburg Patriot-News and Pennlive.com, as he discusses the benefits of native plants, how you can pick the right plants for the right place, and each plant’s good and not-so-good traits. We’ll also take a look at 25 of his suggested best garden-worthy native plants for Pennsylvania.  As a bonus, you'll also learn how to take cues from the world’s best gardener – Mother Nature – to become kinder, gentler and better gardeners and save yourself much unnecessary work. Cost for the program is $5.00. Please register by calling Penn State Extension, Cumberland County at 240-6500.  


Monday, July 13, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it.

Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. Registration is now open. 16 years and older, please.

 


Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May 5 – August 25). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. In this month's book “Jamie Ford's explores the age-old conflicts between father and son, the beauty and sadness of what happened to Japanese Americans in the Seattle area during World War II, and the depths and longing of deep-heart love. An impressive, bitter, and sweet debut.” -- Lisa See, bestselling author. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend.

Registration is now open.


Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for July classes begins June 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod at 5:30 pm

 


Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for July classes begins June 15.

 

Kindle at 6:30 pm

 


Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device. Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for July classes begins June 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm

 


Friday, July 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

Donating blood may be one of the most important things you’ve ever done. Just one pint of your blood can save as many as four lives.  Come and donate in Fredricksen's lower parking lot (Walnut Street).  The Central PA Blood Bank will be here one Friday of every other month (7/17, 9/11, 11/13). It is a safe and easy process which takes approximately 45 minutes. Generally, anyone age 16 or older, weighing at least 110 pounds and in good health, can donate blood. If you have any questions about donating, call Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank at 1-800-771-0059 or visit www.cpbb.org.


Monday, July 20, 2015 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.   This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group will meet the first and third Monday of every month.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.   If you are not ready to share your writing, feel free to observe and listen or even offer your comments during one of our scheduled meetings.  Registration now open.


Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May 5 – August 25). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we bask in the glory of hero movies from the past and present. This film, adapted from Joss Whedon's much-beloved television series Firefly, gained its cult following with great actors like Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk. They are just two of the band of renegades on the run in outer space who get in more hot water than they anticipated in this sci-fi action-adventure. Snappy dialogue and goofy characters make this romp in space fun and adventurous. Rated PG-13. No registration needed. Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen.


Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 7:00pm

Come and join The Greater Harrisburg Concert Band in an evening of praise and gladness in the tradition of the American town band.  The Greater Harrisburg Concert Band has been delighting audiences of all ages since 1983 with many of the area’s very best musicians united in one outstanding ensemble.  Dr. William Stowman - a highly accomplished educator, conductor, trumpet player and the band’s Director - will also keep you engaged as he delivers his unique blend of knowledge and wit to the audience.  The Greater Harrisburg Concert Band consists of expert musicians of all ages - from gifted high school students to the numerous professional musicians that live right here in the Greater Harrisburg Area!  Don’t miss this chance to see one of the area’s premiere concert bands free of charge on the beautiful grounds of the Fredricksen Library. (Rain location: Camp Hill United Methodist Church) No registration required.


Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 8:30am

10th Annual Fredricksen LIBRARY LOOP presented by HOLY SPIRIT – A Geisinger Affiliate

WHO’S YOUR HERO? Saturday, July 25, 2015 is the TENTH Annual Fredricksen Library Loop 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run & Walk presented by Holy Spirit – A Geisinger Affiliate. Celebrate our TENTH Library Loop by dressing as YOUR FAVORITE HERO (optional) to run, walk, or watch the race!

Prizes – Top 3 male/female finishers overall:

            1st - $200 & trophy

            2nd - $100 & trophy

            3rd -  $50 & trophy

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male/female finishers in each age group (excluding overall winners) receive a medal.

Real-Time results are available only through online registration at our website.

Register early to get a T-shirt. The registration fee is $25 from July 9 to Race Day. Save $5 and pay just $20 by registering by July 8. T-shirts are available to all runners registered by July 8.

Entry Fee for the 1 Mile Fun Run/ Walk:

·         All ages, paid by July 8 - $12 (T-shirt included)

·         Age 8 and over, after July 8 - $15 (No T-shirt)

·         Under Age 8, after July 8 – FREE (No T-shirt)

·         Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult on the Fun Run/Walk course

Race Day check-in and registration for both the 5K race and the Fun Run& Walk begins at 7am. Start time for the 5K Race is 8:30am. Start time for the 1 Mile Fun Run & Walk is 8:35am. Registration and parking for this important library fundraising event will be at the Camp Hill United Methodist Church parking lot, 417 S. 22nd Street, Camp Hill, PA.

 

Registration forms are available at the library or can be downloaded from our website, https://register.chronotrack.com/r/12930


Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Cleve J. Fredricksen Library will again hold a Bike Raffle to coincide with the 2015 Tour de France.  Through the generosity of our sponsor, Holmes Cycling & Fitness, we are offering a bike of your choice, valued at up to $450 to our lucky raffle winner. Tickets go on sale beginning April 1 and will be sold through the drawing date of July 26, 2015 or until 500 tickets are sold, whichever comes first.  Cost is $10 per ticket with a limit of 500 tickets being sold.  Drawing will be held on Sunday, July 26th at 2 PM in the main atrium of the library. The winner does not need to be present to win.  For more information or to get your ticket, please contact the Development Office at extension 244.

Sponsored by Holmes Cycling & Fitness, Camp Hill.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May 5 – August 25). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 1:00pm

The Friends of Fredricksen will hold Donation Station on the first Saturday of every month from 1 pm to 3 pm to process the donation of books and media for our Spring and Fall Book sales. Volunteers will be able to assist unloading your donations. We hope to provide convenience to you, our donors, and streamline our process for donations. During Donation Station hours, please park on the Walnut Street side parking area at the lower level employee entrance door. Donations at all other times can be given at the reference desk.

 


Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us this summer as we get to know a few of this world's True Heroes. President Lincoln (a.k.a. James Hayney) will be here to muse over the pivotal events of 1864 that changed his life and career.  He'll discuss the many challenges to his presidency during the Civil War's fourth year, and why the election of 1864 had great significance for history. President Lincoln will let you in on all the details from 1864 that have fallen through the cracks of time. No registration necessary. 


Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.   This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group will meet the first and third Monday of every month.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.   If you are not ready to share your writing, feel free to observe and listen or even offer your comments during one of our scheduled meetings.  Registration now open.


Monday, August 3, 2015 - 7:00pm

After their exciting library debut - Beatles Tribute and their Woodstock Concert last summer, we're thrilled to have them back to wrap-up our Concerts on the Lawn with a night of favorites from the 70s.  It promises to be a night of great music and even greater fun! Dig out your seventies garb and join us! (Rain location: inside library)


Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May 5 – August 25). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month and help make the world a better place, one kind act at a time. Each month we'll have a theme from the The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and we'll work together to choose specific acts of kindness. We might leave positive notes around town, send care packages, organize a park clean-up... anything! All ages are welcome - no one is too old or too young to be kind. 


Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Monday, August 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. Meet others who love crochet and knitting while making progress on your favorite project. Polish your skills and have fun doing it.

Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. Registration is now open. 16 years and older, please.

 


Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May 5 – August 25). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. In 1886 a shy, middle-aged piano tuner is sent to to the remote jungles of northeast Burma to repair a rare piano belonging to an eccentric army surgeon who has proven indispensable to the imperial design. From this irresistible beginning, The Piano Tuner launches its protagonist into a world of seductive loveliness and nightmarish intrigue. And as you follow the journey, you will be captured by the unbreakable spell of his storytelling. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend.  

Registration is now open.


Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Invasive plants harm other plants, insects, fish, birds, and eventually us. Many non-native plants destroy habitat for native plants, pollinators, birds and other animals. Penn State Extension Master Gardeners Carol Caplinger and Jason Harrison will help you learn to identify invasive plants using a wide array of real plant samples. They’ll also share methods of control and introduce you to alternative native plants that provide food and habitat for native wildlife. Cost for the program is $5.00. Please register by calling Penn State Extension, Cumberland County at 240-6500.  

 


Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 9:30am

Parents and children ages birth - 3 years are invited to meet once a month in a play group setting to chat and share experiences with other new parents.  Toys will be provided for children. Come make new friends and form important partnerships with other parents experiencing the same challenges. No registration necessary. 

Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, Metro Bank, American Sentinel Insurance Co., Giant Foods, Centric Bank and Weis Markets

 

 


Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 5:00pm

Show your bookish pride with us as we celebrate our Summer Reading Programs with a Summer Read Out!  We'll be flooding the library grounds with our love of the written word. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, whatever book(s) you're reading and your whole family, if you like! 

 

Snacks and drinks will be available, but you can also bring your own - even a whole picnic, if you'd like! Don't miss this chance to let the world know that we love books!!!  You will also receive an extra prize ticket if you are registered for our Adult Summer Reading Program. No registration necessary. (We will move inside if weather is problematic.)  Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen.


Monday, August 17, 2015 - 6:45pm

Come join us at this writers group that provides aspiring writers a forum for their literary work and feedback from their peers in a respectful and friendly environment.   This is a chance for you to grow in your craft and help others improve in the art of writing.  The group will meet the first and third Monday of every month.  Attendance is free, but registration is advised as there is limited seating.   If you are not ready to share your writing, feel free to observe and listen or even offer your comments during one of our scheduled meetings.  Registration now open.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

Do you have some unanswered gardening questions and don't know where to turn? Just stop in at the Fredricksen Library anytime from 6 to 7 pm every Tuesday evening (May 5 – August 25). The Master Gardeners from Penn State Cooperative Extension will be there eagerly waiting to solve your gardening mysteries and help you to have the best garden possible! No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 9:15am

Holy Spirit Hospital has partnered with Fredricksen Library to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings. For your convenience, three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance.

 


Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 5:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for August classes begins July 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod at 5:30 pm

 


Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device.  Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for August classes begins July 15.

 

Kindle at 6:30 pm

 


Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:30pm

Want to know more about what your device can do? Bring your device and we can assist you in the process of downloading an ebook or answer general questions about your device. Fredricksen will be offering classes in the basics of these popular devices one Thursday a month. Registration for August classes begins July 15.

Windows Tablet at 7:30 pm

 


Friday, August 21, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join us this summer as we honor the 2015 Oscars. Come see this provocative winner of three 2015 Oscars. It tells the story of Andrew Neyman, an ambitious young jazz drummer, & his single-minded pursuit to rise to the top. Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats, but his passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability-and his sanity. Rated R. No registration needed.  Sponsored by Bill and Jane Murray.


Friday, August 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we honor the 2015 Oscars. Come see this provocative winner of three 2015 Oscars. It tells the story of Andrew Neyman, an ambitious young jazz drummer, & his single-minded pursuit to rise to the top. Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats, but his passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability-and his sanity. Rated R. No registration needed.  Sponsored by Bill and Jane Murray.


Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us this summer as we get to know a few of this world's True Heroes. Have you ever been curious about the life story of Central PA's legendary chocolatier, Milton Hershey? Join Steffan David, long-time Hershey historian and tour guide, to Go beyond the bar! Delve deep and go behind the scenes with us into the rich personal history of MS Hershey, the man who awakened America's sweet tooth. No registration needed.


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