thanksThe library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 for Thanksgiving. No items will be due, no holds will expire and no fines will accrue. We will reopen on Friday, November 29 at 9 am. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

stem daySaturday, November 30 from 1 pm to 5 pm
Come and meet Team Technicon, a robotics team in the organization First comprised of students from the Cumberland Valley School District. They will be in the library to conduct STEM related activities and get children/teens excited about robotics. Drop by and see what it's all about! No registration necessary. Visit the team's website for more details. 

sherlockWednesday, November 20 - 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level
The game is afoot! Come sip iced tea and eat British biscuits while playing games and solving mysteries! For ages 6 + with registration beginning November 6.


reikiTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 - 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level
Join Rickie Freedman, Reiki Master/Teacher to learn about and observe the Gentle Touch and Deep Healing of Reiki. Have an opportunity to ask questions and even experience Reiki! Feeling is believing! Rickie Freedman is a full time Reiki Master/Teacher, PT by background, and owner and creator of “Reiki by Rickie.” Registration online begins October 15.

engraved paversHelp us “Pave the Way to Open Doors” by engraving a paver (or two!) for our new Reading Plaza in honor or in memory of family, friends, loved ones, pets, an organization, or special occasion. Engraved Pavers also make a great gift. The next installation will be Spring 2020.  GET MORE INFORMATION HERE.

book saleFriday, December 6 from 9 am - 8 pm and 
Saturday, December 7 from 1 pm - 5 pm in the Atrium

The Friends of Fredricksen will hold a special children's book sale in partnership with the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. NEW award winning, best selling and popular children's and youth books chosen by Midtown Scholar will be available. Categories include: Toddler books; Beginning Readers/Picture books; Chapter books; Young Adult & Teen books priced $2 to $10. 


auctionTHANK YOU FOR YOUR BIDS! We surpassed our goal!

PICK UP of items is Saturday, Nov. 16 and Sunday, Nov. 17 from 1 pm to 5 pm

book treeDedications available Nov. 4 through Dec. 18.  Honor your family, loved one, org., etc. with a name on the 2019 tree!  GET MORE INFO! 

book sale

Friends of Fredricksen & Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Friday, December 6
9 am - 8 pm and 
Saturday, December 7
1 pm - 5 pm MORE INFO!


Microsoft Office/Google Suite
Mock Interviews - BCC HUB
Banking, & Retirement
Career Exploration & Resumes

annual appealYou may have received an Annual Appeal letter in your mailbox. Please consider giving generously to the library you’ve come to love.  GIVE ONLINE / GET MORE INFORMATION

databasesAccess a wide variety of databases - available in the library at all times, or outside the library with a valid library card and PIN. Browse them NOW!

BPBlood Pressure Screenings with UPMC Pinnacle
First and Third Thursdays from 11 am – 1 pm with three reserved parking spaces