• Friends of the Library

    william h and marion c alexander family library friends

    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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    Novel Thought Book Club Selections (6:30 p.m.)

    February 3, 2015Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
    March 3, 2015In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
    April 1, 2015Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kruger – PennLive Book Club discussion
    May 5, 2015 - Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie King

    Novel Thought Too! Book Club Selections (1 p.m.)

    February 17, 2015Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
    March 17, 2015 - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
    April 21, 2015The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
    May 19, 2015Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
    June 16, 2015The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
    July 21, 2015The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
    August 18, 2015Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
    September 15, 2015Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jenifer Chiaverial
    October 20, 2015Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
    November 17, 2015Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
    December 15, 2015Thunderstruck by Elizabeth McCracken

    Other Events

    March 10, 2015 – Friends meeting
    June 9, 2015 – Friends meeting
    October 4, 2015 – Load books from storage
    October 5, 2015 – Unload books at church
    October 6-10, 2015 – Book sale

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




    Sue Wert – Hummelstown
    6 Hemlock Street
    Hummelstown, PA 17036-9205
    Send to AFL


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