Friends of the Library


William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

  • Number of members: 6 on board, 153 total
  • Frequency of meetings: Quarterly
  • Average number attending meetings: 8-12
  • Frequency of book sales: 2 Annual – Spring & Fall
  • 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.
  • Annual book sale is in the Fall
  • There is a small selection for sale in the library, collections will rotate on a regular basis



Fall Book Sale 

Friends Only Preview Sale: Tuesday, September 20 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, September 21 - 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Thursday, September 22 - 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Friday, September 23 - 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, September 24 - 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join The Friends of the Alexander Family Library in supporting your local library in Hummelstown. For sale will be a wide variety of books on CD, mp3s, music CDs, computer software, DVDs, children’s books, adult fiction hardbacks, paperbacks, trade paperbacks and of all types of nonfiction books. For more information call The Library at (717) 566-0949. All proceeds benefit the William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library.


Friends Meetings (6:00 pm)

April 12, 2022: Friends Meeting
July 12, 2022: Friends Meeting
October 18, 2022: Friends Meeting


Novel Thoughts Book Club

meets in person at the Alexander Family Library in Room B

April 5 at 6:00 pm - Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardener
May 3 at 6:00 pmAnxious People by Frederica Backman

Novel Thoughts Too

meets virtually through Zoom

April 19 at 1:00 pm- Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
May 17 at 1:00 pm- Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller

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



Sue Wert – Hummelstown 
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