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Adult Events @Fredricksen

PREORDERS ON SALE NOW@ Fredricksen -

ONLY $20!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II

(Special Rehearsal Edition): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production by: J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany

Get your copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child from Fredricksen! Reserve your copy and pick it up at MIDNIGHT, Sunday, July 31st or between 1:00pm – 5:00pm Sunday, July 31st. Each copy will come with a limited edition fan art book mark that you can only get at Fredricksen Library. There is a limited availability of copies so reserve yours early. Each book costs $20.00 (33% off the list price of $29.99). Proceeds benefit the Fredricksen Teen program.

PREORDER NOW AT FREDRICKSEN OR ONLINE HERE

The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London s West End on July 30, 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places."


 

New Career Resource Guide for 2016

Whether you are changing careers, looking for your first job or want to use social media in your job search, our 2016 Career Resource Guide is a great place to start. The Guide lists dozens of books and online resources designed to help you with all aspects of the job hunt, including: writing a better resume and cover letter; perfecting your interviewing skills; understanding the changing job market; and identifying jobs that match your skills. The Guide includes special topics like military to civilian transition and workplace resources for those with Asperger’s Syndrome. Let the library help you land and keep the perfect job!

DOWNLOAD A COPY HERE or pick one up in the library.​

 

 

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June 9, 2015
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 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 – August). 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, July 27, 2016 - 7:00pm

As part of this year's Summer Reading Program, we'd like to invite you to try Family Yoga! Using yoga poses, movement, games, breath work and relaxation exercises, Holly Keich from Om Baby Center, creates a fun, creative and non-competitive evening for the whole family.  Mothers, fathers, grandparents, sisters &/or brothers practice yoga together in this interactive yoga class.  For families with children ages 5 - 9 years old. (Note: the library will be closed to the public at this time.) Registration begins June 15.


Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 9:15am

 

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

 


Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 1:00pm

Join us for Cookbook Club! Book clubs already involve getting together with friends, eating, and drinking, so why not make that the focus? This month we'll be cooking recipes from Jamie Oliver (www.jamieoliver.com). Each person who signs up chooses a dish to make and brings it to share, along with any story behind the experience of cooking it.  Members don't have to be serious, experienced cooks; enthusiasm for cooking is more important, so consider giving this a try with us! Registration begins June 25. 18 and older, please.

 

 After registering for this program, you will be individually contacted to ask which recipe(s) you would like to provide.


Monday, August 1, 2016 - 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 meets the first and third Monday of most months.  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 for August 1 meeting begins July 1.

 


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 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 – August). 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 2, 2016 - 7:00pm

Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Come try it with us the 1st Tuesday of each month this summer and color away your stress. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite coloring materials as well!  Light snacks and beverages will be supplied. No registration necessary. 18 and older, please.


Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 9:15am

 

Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate 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 6, 2016 - 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, August 8, 2016 - 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. 16 years and older, please.  Registration begins July 1.

 


Monday, August 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

After last year's exciting night of 70s hits, we're thrilled to have them back to wrap-up our Concerts on the Lawn with a night of favorites from the 80s, including a David Bowie tribute.  It promises to be a night of great music and even greater fun! Dig out your eighties garb and join us! (Rain location: inside library). Sponsored by the McCormick Family Foundation.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 1:30pm

Join some bad-a** grandmothers on the second Tuesday of each summer month for an informal session of humor and jokes. Laughter is great for your health and fits in perfectly with this summer's Adult Summer Reading Program theme to Exercise Your Mind.  These amateur stand-up comedians are going gray with joy! Call out jokes and even become one of the jokesters! Let these lovely ladies bring a little bit more laughter into your life.  For ages 18 and older. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:00pm

*****MOVED TO AUGUST 9th***** Curl up with the Classics with our daytime book discussions. This month's choice is one of the greatest American novels of the 20th century, Their Eyes Were Watching God.  You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Registration begins July 1.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 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 – August). 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, August 10, 2016 - 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.

Meets one Wednesday morning per month. We will not meet in June and July because of Summer Reading Club. No registration required. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.


Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 9:15am

 

Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate 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 11, 2016 - 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.)


Monday, August 15, 2016 - 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 meets the first and third Monday of most months.  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 for August 15 meeting begins July 15.

 

 

 

 


Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 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 – August). 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 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Cumberland County Master Gardeners maintain a Trial and Idea Garden in Carlisle, where ten to fifteen different annuals are grown and evaluated for performance.  Discover which annuals are the best and worst to grow in our area, as well as some great shrubs and perennials to add to your garden.

Cost per workshop is $5.00. More topics offered on 9/20 and 10/18. Registration for all programs is open. To Register Contact: Penn State Extension, Cumberland County 717-240-6500 or 1-888-697-0371 x6500.

 

 

 

 


Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Become a part of Fredricksen Reads, our series of book discussions. In this novel, Charles Lindbergh sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, yet most just consider her the aviator's wife. Join us as we read and discuss her life of heartbreak and hardships, change and happiness. You must have read or listened to the book in order to attend. Register beginning July 15.


Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 9:15am

 

Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate 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 18, 2016 - 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 class begins July 15.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod Basics at 5:30 pm


Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 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 class begins July 15.

Kindle at 6:30 pm


Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 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 class begins July 15.

Android & Nook at 7:30 pm


Friday, August 19, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM THE NETHERLANDS:  Tuur and Lambert are best friends in a Nazi-occupied Dutch village who pass their days playing soldiers and exploring local caves, mimicking a war that seems far removed from their everyday life. Ultimately, the realities of war find even them, instantly putting the two boys at odds. Meanwhile, Maartje is hiding a secret of her own, one that not only threatens to tear the new friends apart, but could lead to devastating consequences for anyone involved in keeping it. Secrets Of War puts both the danger and the humanity of wartime friendships squarely on the shoulders of three children who must face extraordinary circumstances with a maturity far beyond their years. Not recommended for viewers under 17. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.


Friday, August 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM THE NETHERLANDS:  Tuur and Lambert are best friends in a Nazi-occupied Dutch village who pass their days playing soldiers and exploring local caves, mimicking a war that seems far removed from their everyday life. Ultimately, the realities of war find even them, instantly putting the two boys at odds. Meanwhile, Maartje is hiding a secret of her own, one that not only threatens to tear the new friends apart, but could lead to devastating consequences for anyone involved in keeping it. Secrets Of War puts both the danger and the humanity of wartime friendships squarely on the shoulders of three children who must face extraordinary circumstances with a maturity far beyond their years. Not recommended for viewers under 17. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.


Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 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 – August). 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, August 24, 2016 - 9:30am

Grandparents play an important role in the lives of children and it's not always easy. Bring your grandchildren (ages 1 – 4) 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.  No registration required. We will not meet in June and July because of Summer Reading Club. No registration necessary. Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Centric Bank and Davis Vision Inc.

 


Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:15am

 

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

 


Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:00pm

FROM THE UK:  As busy, working parents, Jackie and Mark (Idris Elba) haven't been intimate in quite some time. However, Jackie abruptly discovers that she is pregnant. She knows it's not her husband Mark's, but claims she hasn't been with anyone else either. The unnerving side effects of her pregnancy begin to affect her mental state, creating turmoil within the family that is only made worse by Mark's fury. Second Coming follows the close knit family over the course of a year as they navigate their way through family life and cope with an unexplainable pregnancy. Not recommended for viewers under 17. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.


Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:00pm

FROM THE UK:  As busy, working parents, Jackie and Mark (Idris Elba) haven't been intimate in quite some time. However, Jackie abruptly discovers that she is pregnant. She knows it's not her husband Mark's, but claims she hasn't been with anyone else either. The unnerving side effects of her pregnancy begin to affect her mental state, creating turmoil within the family that is only made worse by Mark's fury. Second Coming follows the close knit family over the course of a year as they navigate their way through family life and cope with an unexplainable pregnancy. Not recommended for viewers under 17. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 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 – August). 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.


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