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  • The East Shore Area Library is the main library of the Dauphin County Library System. It is located in Colonial Park at 4501 Ethel Street, behind the Colonial Park Mall.  

  • Contact

    East Shore Area Library
    4501 Ethel Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Phone: (717) 652-9380
    Fax: (717) 545-3584

    Hours of Operation

     
    Monday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Tuesday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Wednesday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Thursday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Library Administrator

     
     
    Marjorie McKensie Email: WebMailESA@DCLS.org

     

    Directions

     

    From Interstate I-83:
    Exit 50 (Colonial Park). Proceed east to Colonial Road. Turn left onto Colonial Road and proceed past the entrance to the Colonial Park Mall. Turn right immediately after Integrity Bank onto Ethel Street. The library is the first building on the right.

    From Interstate I-81:
    Proceed on I-81 to the I-81/I-83 split. Follow signs toward I-83. Take exit 50 (Colonial Park). Proceed east to Colonial Road. Turn left onto Colonial Road and proceed past the entrance to the Colonial Park Mall. Turn right immediately after Integrity Bank onto Ethel Street. The library is the first building on the right.

    Handicapped Access

    Handicapped parking and access to the building is via the main entrance on the east side of the building. An elevator provides access to meeting rooms on the lower level.

    Parking

    There are parking lots on both east and west sides of the building. Additional parking can be found in the Colonial Park Mall lot, from which there are two stairways to library property.

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