Halloween Children Smiling

October 16- 31, 2020 on Beanstack 

For families with children of all ages Join our spook-tacular Beanstack reading and activity challenge this October! Register to complete holiday inspired reading and activities over two weeks leading up to Halloween. Kids who complete the challenge will earn a sweet treat.

Girl playing with puzzleFor ages 3-6
This fall, we are continuing to provide at-home craft and activity kids. Sign up online to reserve your spot and stop by the Library to pick up your take-and-make! Each kit will include the materials and instructions you need for several crafts and activities related to the weekly theme, as well as items chosen specifically to help children develop age appropriate literacy skills such as letter sounds, number recognition, fine motor skills, and more.

open book with graphicsFor 2-5 year olds with an adult caregiver
Mondays, October 19, 26, and November 2 and 9 at 10:30 a.m. on ZOOM
Join us as we take storytime online! Featuring stories, rhymes, music, and more, storytime teaches social skills, listening comprehension, letter and number recognition, and vocabulary. Join us on ZOOM for a live 20-25 minutes storytime experience. We’ll have fun while building a foundation for reading success. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions before the first session.

Woman shopping for books

The Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library will hold pre-owned book sales on Saturday, October 3rd and October 17th.from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm in the Foundation House.. Please wear a mask.  More details here.

Library in fallCome visit the small-town library that combines an excellent collection of books, DVDs, audiobooks, and music CDs with an experienced, friendly staff. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM; Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.  


We are open table markerBeginning September 9th, the New Cumberland Public Library is now open to the public on Wednesdays. We will be open regular hours from 10 AM to 8 PM. We were happy to offer curbside pickup for a few months. You are still able to pick up your holds on the shelf to the left inside the main entrance. You can check out quickly and easily using the self-checkout or the circulation desk. 

open sign

  • We are happy to announce that we are open to the public! 
  • Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM and Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.  
  • Please return all items to the outdoor book drops so they can be quarantined. Do not bring them into the building.  All programs will continue online.
  • Masks are required to enter the building. 
  • Occupancy will be limited to maintain social distancing. 
  • Computers have been spaced 6 feet apart and sessions will be limited to one hour only. 
  • Holds are located on the shelf to the left of the Main Door.  

book and magnifying glassThe collection contains items such as newspaper articles, books, maps, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, memorabilia, art work, and yearbooks. Access to the collection is granted by appointment or by request. An inventory of the collection (finding aid) is available in paper or online to assist researchers in locating relevant materials.

Front photo of New Cumberland Library
1 Benjamin Plaza
New Cumberland, PA 17070
MON: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
TUE: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
WED: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
THU: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
FRI: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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