GRAND REOPENING

McCormick Riverfront Library and Haldeman Haly House

AT LAST: We are finally opening the cover on the newest edition of McCormick Riverfront Library!

You Belong Here...

Thursday, October 20

10:00 am

Ribbon Cutting & Dedication

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T. Morris Chester Welcome Center 
and Research Collection 

Dedication

 

11:00 am

Tours begin and will be offered throughout the day

12:00 pm

Historic Preservation Tour

David Morrison, Historic Harrisburg Association and Charles Alexander, Architect

Explore the history of the library and surrounding area and take a tour that points to the unique challenges and opportunities that arose while uniting the McCormick Riverfront Library with the Haldeman Haly House.

3:00 pm

A History of the Haldeman Haly House

Ken Frew, Dauphin County Historical Society

5:30 pm

Historic Preservation Tour

David Morrison, Historic Harrisburg Association and Charles Alexander, Architect

Explore the history of the library and surrounding area and take a tour that points to the unique challenges and opportunities that arose while uniting the McCormick Riverfront Library with the Haldeman Haly House.

 

Join us for a home-warming celebration for the Pennsylvania Past Players.

 

Friday, October 21

 

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Welcome to our Community and Neighbors

You belong here for a tour of the two buildings that are reopening as your new community center. Refreshments will be served throughout the day, stop by at any time.

 

5:30 pm

Books & Brews

You belong here for our first fundraising event at McCormick Riverfront Library and Haldeman Haly House. Your $35 ticket will allow you entrance into this special event featuring beer tastings with local breweries, live music by Pat Cusick, a light-fare “biergarten bites” buffet, games and trivia. Purchase your tickets here. Purchase tickets and get more details at dcls.org/beer

 


 

Saturday, November 5

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fun and Family Day

You belong here with your family to experience the new library and children's area dedicated to family, fun and STREAM activities. An adventure awaits that will culminate with the appearance of Joan Y. Leopold Children’s Book Week author appearance of Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow. She will read aloud from her books and sign your copy. To receive a free book please register here for the author appearance.