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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 (October 4-8 2011)
  • 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 here at AFL at an ongoing basis.  However in the last three weeks leading up to their sale they only like items delivered to the church where the book sale is held.

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Novel Thought Book Club Selections

February 7The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman
March 6Unbroken by Laura  Hillenbrand
April 3The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith
May 1  –  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Novel Thought Too! Book Club Selections

February 21The Memory Palace by Mira Bartok
March 20Still Alice by Lisa Genova
April 17Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
May 15In the Sanctuary of the Outcasts by Neil White

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



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