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MONDAY, JUNE 8th from 4 pm to 8:30 pm

(Registration OPEN from 9 am to 9 pm)


Kick off a SUPER Summer with our very first Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

We will have a day of HEROIC events & activities for all ages. Sign-ups for Summer Reading begin at 9 am, and the fun begins at 4 pm with FANTASTIC food, MIGHTY music, a MAGNIFICENT movie and much more!

9 am – 9 pm: First day of Summer Reading registration is open! All FIRST DAY (ONLY) Registrants will receive an entry for a chance to WIN one of three 2015 Family Pool Memberships or an iPad Mini! (Drawing June 11th).

4 pm – 6:30 pm: Fantastic Food tents - featuring Cornerstone Coffeehouse, Marvelous Mad Dash artisan grilled cheese, ice cream and more!

Activities include: A Hero-Themed Sidewalk Chalk Contest for all ages, Teen Tie-Dye Tent, Touch-a-Truck with Everyday Heroes, Local Groups making Daring Differences and Superheroes on site!

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Mega Music from Buc Hill Aces

6:45 pm – 8:30 pm: FAMILY HERO MOVIE about an inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro. Disney PG (indoors - bring a blanket for seating)

WATCH FOR MORE DETAILS ON OUR HERE or at the library!

The Summer Reading Program and NEW Cardholder Challenge is made possible In Memory of Ashley Dietrich, and by the Friends of Fredricksen and East Pennsboro Branch, The Hall Foundation, our municipalities and additional generous sponsors.


 

Tuesday, May 26, 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.

 


Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:30am

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren to the library for a morning of play and fun. Relax and socialize while meeting other grandparents.  Toys will be provided for children to play (Ages 1- 4). Meets one Wednesday morning a month. 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, May 28, 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, May 28, 2015 - 6:30pm

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:30am

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

 

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Monday, June 1, 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, June 2, 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, June 2, 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, June 4, 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, June 4, 2015 - 6:30pm

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Friday, June 5, 2015 - 9:30am

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

 

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Saturday, June 6, 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.

 


Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:00am

Celebrate TRUE Heroes this summer when you participate in another great summer of reading for adults. It's easy to do! Just register at the library, read great books, complete a BE A TRUE HERO CHALLENGE bookmarker, and turn your bookmarker in for prize tickets! Join us for our special Heroes events too!  Registration begins June 8. Register on the first day of registration (in person, June 8 only) and be eligible to win a family pool season pass OR iPad Mini!  Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen Library.


Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

Kick off a SUPER Summer with our very first Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

We will have a day of HEROIC events & activities for all ages. Sign-ups for Summer Reading begin at 9:00 am, and the fun begins at 4:00 pm with FANTASTIC food, MIGHTY music and much more!

 

9:00 am – 9:00 pm

First day of Summer Reading registration is open! First day of Summer Reading registration is open!  ALL FIRST DAY (ONLY) Registrants will receive an entry for a chance to WIN one of three 2015 Family Pool Memberships or an iPad Mini! (Drawing June 11th).

 

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Fantastic Food tents - featuring Cornerstone Coffeehouse, Mad Dash artisan grilled cheese, Jigsy's Pizzeria, ice cream and more!

Hero-Themed Sidewalk Chalk Contest for all ages! There will be SUPER incentives for participating and KAPOW prizes for each age category (Children, Teen, Adult). BYOChalk

Triumphant Teen Tie-Dye Tent!

Touch-a-Truck with Everyday Heroes!

Local Groups making Daring Differences!

Superheroes on site!

 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Mega Music from Buc Hill Aces

 

6:45 pm – 8:30 pm   

Incredible Indoor Movie: This award-winning animated film is about the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada.  DISNEY PG  (bring a blanket for seating)

 

The Summer Reading Program and NEW Cardholder Challenge is made possible by the Friends of Fredricksen and East Pennsboro Branch, In Memory of Ashley Dietrich, The Hall Foundation, our municipalities and additional generous sponsors.


Monday, June 8, 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, June 9, 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, June 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. This month's book, The Boys in the Boat, celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic eight-oar rowing team—nine working class boys who stormed the rowing world, transformed the sport, and galvanized the attention of millions of Americans. Against the grim backdrop of the Great Depression, they reaffirmed the American notion that merit, in the end, outweighs birthright. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend.

Registration is now open.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

The success of your rain garden depends on selecting the right plants for each zone in the garden. Learn how to choose from a palette of plants that will create a beautiful and functioning rain garden while providing habitat for wildlife and pollinators. Cost for the program is $5.00. Please register by calling Penn State Extension, Cumberland County at 240-6500.  

 


Thursday, June 11, 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, June 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra starts the 2015 Summer Concerts on the Lawn with a dynamic evening as they bring a touch of the Caribbean to the Fredricksen Library.  This stunning group, named Baltimore's official steel drum band, are masters of the steel drum. Their vivacious tropical music rounds out a lively show for all ages. Don't miss the vibrant kickoff to this year's Summer Concerts on the Lawn Series!  (Rain date: Thurs., June 18 at 7:00 pm)

http://ttbaltimoresteelband.wix.com/ttbaltimoresteelband

 


Friday, June 12, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join us this summer as we honor the 2015 Oscars with the Best Picture winner, starring Michael Keaton.  The film is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.  Rated R. No registration needed.


Friday, June 12, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we honor the 2015 Oscars with the Best Picture winner, starring Michael Keaton.  The film is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.  Rated R. No registration needed.


Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 1:00pm

Show your knitting or crochet pride with us as we celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day!  We'll be flooding the library grounds with our love of yarn. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, whatever project you're working on and maybe a finished piece to show-and-tell.  We'll even have our wonderful Knitting Guru, Rita Gardner, on hand to help you with anything questions you may have. Don't miss this chance to let the world know that we love yarn! No registration necessary. (We will move inside if weather is problematic.)


Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us this summer as we get to know a few of this world's True Heroes. Meet "Vera Atkins" (if that is her real name), who will divulge clandestine operations of spies during WWII. "Vera" will leak information about Virginia Hall, a Maryland native who was considered by the gestapo as the most dangerous of all allied spies. This real-life cloak-and-dagger tale from Special Agent Atkins, comes alive through the talents of Alisa Dupuy... but don't let her know that her cover has been blown! No registration needed. 


Monday, June 15, 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, June 16, 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, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we bask in the glory of hero movies from the past and present. Indiana Jones always promises for a fun adventure and this is no exception!  Renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, Dr. Indiana Jones, is hired by the U.S. Government to find the Ark of the Covenant, which is believed to still hold the ten commandments. Unfortunately, agents of Hitler are also after the Ark. Indy, and his ex-flame Marion, escape from various close scrapes in a quest that takes them from Nepal to Cairo. Rated PG. No registration needed. Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen.


Thursday, June 18, 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, June 18, 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 June classes begins May 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod at 5:30 pm

 


Thursday, June 18, 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 June classes begins May 15.

 

Kindle at 6:30 pm

 


Thursday, June 18, 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 June classes begins May 15.

Windows Tablet at 7:30 pm

 


Friday, June 19, 2015 - 8:30am

Camp Hill Dentists Brice Arndt, DDS and Jennifer Price, DDS are partnering with the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library to offer Free Dentistry Day: Giving Back To Our Community One Smile At A Time. Dr. Arndt and Dr. Price and their staff will offer free cleanings, fillings and extractions to anyone requesting their services.  Each patient will have their choice of one service, and patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis at 3975 Trindle Road, Camp Hill.  Appointments will not be accepted. For more info, please contact Gloria Stonge at gstonge@ccpa.net or phone 761-3900 x 244.  


Tuesday, June 23, 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, June 25, 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, June 27, 2015 - 8:30am

 

Join us as we partner with Susquehanna Folk (sfmsfolk.org) and travel to the stunning Smithsonian Folklife Festival, held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., rain or shine. At the festival, you will find many diverse, authentic, living traditions—both old and new. The focus this year is on Peru.
 
Peru boasts a stunning vertical landscape that integrates a diversity of cultures and ecosystems. Experience these unique connections through cooking and craft demonstrations, music and dance performances, ritual and celebratory processions, and discussions. More information at http://www.festival.si.edu/.
 
Price includes: round trip motor coach transportation from Camp Hill, boxed continental breakfast served en route to Washington, D.C., free time to explore and participate in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and gratuity for bus driver. The bus departs from the Camp Hill Radisson's parking lot at 8:30am.  On the way home, we will make a stop for dinner on your own. We will return by 9:30pm.  Cost: $42.00 per person. Register in person, by phone, or register online beginning April 1!

Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 1:30pm

Join us this summer as we get to know a few of this world's True Heroes. Join John Maietta as he tells you the true story of the Allied soldiers and civilians who rescued so much of the artwork looted from museums and private citizens by the Nazis in World War II.  This year marks the 70th anniversary of their main recovery operations in the castles and salt mines of Austria and Germany.  No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, June 30, 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, June 30, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we bask in the glory of hero movies from the past and present. Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, this sci-fi adventure captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities and the universe seems separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups. When young Elliot happens upon an alien spacecraft, he tries to keep the alien under wraps and help him figure out a way to get home. Soon they begin to learn from each other, but will Elliot get the creature back home before a group of government scientists gets hold of him? Rated PG. No registration needed. 


Thursday, July 2, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us as we welcome the Amber Waves Band to our Concerts on the Lawn series! Taking audiences on a delightful tour of modern and historical folk sounds, the Amber Waves Band brings an exciting mix of acoustic music, including the sounds of Celtic, Old English, Colonial American, Bluegrass, and Gospel, as well as their own original music. This young family band travels throughout the country in a converted school bus, playing and singing for audiences of all ages.  Though their instrumental skills have certainly gained them attention, the family is probably best known for their stunning vocals. Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience their music right here in Camp Hill! (Rain location: inside the library)


Tuesday, July 7, 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 7, 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. 


Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us this summer as we bask in the glory of hero movies from the past and present. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson star as a quartet of Manhattan-based "paranormal investigators". Armed with electronic paraphernalia, the team is spectacularly successful, ridding The Big Apple of dozens of ghoulies, ghosties and long-legged beasties. But when New York is besieged by an army of unfriendly spirits, will they be able to hold their own? Rated PG. No registration needed. Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen.  


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