Hershey Public Library

Hershey Public Library

701 Cocoa Avenue Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033
(717) 533-6555

Mission Statement

The Hershey Public Library is a community center focusing on open access to materials, programs, information and services that fulfill the community’s educational and enrichment needs. ย The Library actively promotes and supports reading, literacy, information technology, multicultural resources and services, and lifelong learning.”

The 29,000 square-foot facility features over 102,000 books, music cassettes, compact disks, and more. The library is staffed by professional librarians and provides reference service, interlibrary loan, Internet access, and numerous children and adult programs including storytimes, summer reading programs, book discussion groups, computer classes, and author visits.

The library is maintained by the Township of Derry and is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees. The Friends of the Library provide volunteer and fundraising support. Derry Township residents may obtain a library card by presenting current identification with an address. Most Pennsylvania residents, who are non-residents of Derry Township, can receive borrowing privileges by presenting a library card from their hometown library in addition to current identification with an address.


Hours of Operation

Monday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

*Memorial Day to Labor Day.