Due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, the Office of Commonwealth Libraries has instructed all libraries to close until further notice. No items are due; No fines will accrue.

Contact Free Hold PickupThe John Graham Library's contact-free hold pickup service begins on Thursday!  Request items through our library catalog, or by contacting us at johngraham@ccpa.net or 717-776-5900.  We'll let you know when the holds are filled.  Schedule a pickup time, and we'll bring your items to a table outside.

Imagine Your StoryImagine Your Story - the John Graham Library's Summer Learning Program!  

You can pre-register at johngrahamlibrary.beanstack.org or by contacting the library at 717-776-5900 or johngraham@ccpa.net, and the program begins on May 30th.  There are programs for all age groups - children, teen, and adult - and most activities can be done virtually or online.  

Children's program      Teen program      Adult program

 

June Authors - Virtual VisitsTalk to a real author in June!  On June 1st, the online Book Club will discuss Gilt by Association by Karen Rose Smith, and the author plans to join us.  On June 10th Gail Carson Levine, the author of Ella Enchanted, will visit virtually.  And on June 16th local author Cooper Wingert will tell us about the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania.  Check our Events page for more information!

Closed SignThe John Graham Library's building will not reopen right away.  We are planning a contact-less hold pickup service; watch for more details after Memorial Day!  

No items will be due during this time period, and no fines will accrue.  Explore all of the free online resources on our website and Facebook page.

Farmers market vegetablesThe 2020 opening day for the Farmers' Market on the Lawn has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  It will be announced on our website and Facebook page. 

It's completely free to set up at the market.  Contact the library at 717-776-5900 or johngraham@ccpa.net for more information on how to become a vendor.  

John Graham Library exteriorThe John Graham Library is expanding!  Click here to read about our plans to add more space for our programs and collections.

John Graham LibraryThe library is preparing for a gradual return of services, and will not be open to the public right away.  We plan to offer contactless curbside hold pickup soon.  Watch for more details after Memorial Day!

PotatoesOur friends from the Big Spring FFA Community Service Committee have created a fun Potato Stamp Craft video.  You can see it on the library's Facebook page.  Thank you Big Spring FFA!

John Graham Library photoIf you want to use our digital services but do not have a library card from any Cumberland County public libraries, register for a temporary Digital Access Card.

If you have a Cumberland County library card that has expired, you can re-activate it here.

BarnMiss Connie has filmed special online children's Storytimes!  Click here for links to all of the videos.  Updated 05-26-2020.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19, consult the Centers for Disease Control and PA Department of Health websites:

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control

Person using computerOur online services are always available, even when the library's closed.  Learn more about our free e-books, Kanopy movie streaming, Tutor.com, and our extensive list of other online services.

Front photo of John Graham Library
9 Parsonage Street
Newville, PA 17241
MON: 10:00AM-08:00PM
TUE: 10:00AM-08:00PM
WED: 10:00AM-05:00PM
THU: 10:00AM-08:00PM
FRI: 10:00AM-08:00PM
SAT: 10:00AM-05:00PM
SUN: CLOSED-CLOSED