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  • Friends of the Library

    William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

    • Number of members: 5 on board, 153 total
    • Frequency of meetings: Quarterly
    • Average number attending meetings: 8-12
    • Frequency of book sales: 1 Annual – Fall (September 30-October 5, 2014)
    • Where books are stored: closet basement at AFL and off-site storage
    • Where sales are held: Methodist Church in Hummelstown
    • Other regular & special Friends activities: Book Clubs (1 day, 1 evening)
    • The Friends collects books at the library on an ongoing basis. However, donations the Sunday before the book sale should be brought directly to the church where the book sale is held.

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    Events

    Novel Thought Book Club Selections (evening)

    April 1 – TransAtlantic by Colum McCann -- PennLive (starts at 6pm)
    May 6 – Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
    June 3 – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
    July 1 – Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
    August 5 – TBD
    September 2 – TBD
    October 7 – TBD
    November 4 – TBD
    December 2 – TBD

    Novel Thought Too! Book Club Selections (afternoon)

    April 15 – I am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits
    May 20 – A is for Alibi and B is for Burglary by Sue Grafton
    June 17 – The Girl on the Stairs by Barry Ernest
    July 15 – Mistaken Identity by Lisa Scottoline
    August 19 – The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grisson
    September 16 – The Round House by Louise Erdrich
    October 21 – American Pie by Pascale LeDraculec
    November 18 – The Bridal Wreath by Sigrid Undset
    December 16 – TBD

    >> Click here to see a list of upcoming Friends Events

     

     

    Contact

    Sue Wert – Hummelstown
    6 Hemlock Street
    Hummelstown, PA 17036-9205
    717-566-7361
    wert.mail@verizon.net
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