Guthrie Memorial Library

Hanover’s Public Library Since 1911

Welcome! Enjoy three levels of community spaces, technology, and a friendly staff.  Located just three blocks from the center of town on Route 94, we have been welcoming Hanover area families since 1911.  We are known for our fun and educational activities for everyone in the family and our early childhood programs are designed to meet state educational standards. Author visits, a teen library, a special space for kids, and high-speed Internet access can all be yours when you visit Guthrie Memorial Library!

Lobby Services Starting June 15:

Our libraries will be opening with limited services starting June 15. Please visit our COVID-19 Reopening page for details.

Available Amenities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Public Computers
  • Tours & Group Visits
  • Printing, Copying, and Scanning
  • After Hours Book Drop
  • Test Proctoring
  • Faxing
  • Room Rental
  • Ongoing Used Book Sale
  • Public Restrooms
  • Study/Quiet Rooms
  • Play, Learn, Grow

Upcoming Events

  • Book Bites | Chapter Readings On Demand
    on July 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Try a taste of a different book each week of SummerQuest! Read along with Youth Services staff as they read chapters of books from various genres, including top PA Choice Selection books. Most books will be […]

  • Library Along Lake Marburg
    on July 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Learn about animals native to Codorus State Park with Educational Environmentalist Miss Renae, then listen to a story with Miss Kelly from Guthrie Memorial Library! New videos will premiere on Guthrie Memorial […]

  • Thrilling Thursday Teen Virtual Escape Room
    on July 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Join us for an exciting virtual escape room experience on our Thrilling Thursday. Answer questions and solve puzzles on-line to master a virtual adventure. Ages 13-18. There are three different Escape Rooms one on […]


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