photo of smartphoneWould you like to get text messages from your library?  That service, named Shoutbomb, is now available .  More information is accessible here .   

Woman shopping for books

The Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library will hold a pre-owned book sale on Saturday, August 15th.from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm in the Foundation House.There will be a special feature of Civil War books for sale on the 15th. Please wear a mask.  More details here.

Summer Reading ThemeImagine Your Story with summer reading programs for Children, Teens, and Adults ages 0-99!  Pre-Registration starts June 1 online at  Summer Programs run June 15th until August 7th. 

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, Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM; Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.  Wednesday the library is open for Curbside holds pickup. Please call 717-774-7820 for an appointment. 


open sign

  • We are happy to announce that we are now open to the public! 
  • Hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM and Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed to the public on Wednesdays, Curbside Pickup available. To better serve those unable to enter the building or who prefer contactless service, our building will be closed and curbside pickup offered.
  • 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. 
  • Stack of colored booksWould you like some new reading material, but are not sure what you want or what is available? Maybe you'd like to get a few great mysteries? Or a dozen new picture books for your preschooler? We can help! Give our staff a call or fill out a form to arrange custom book selection that can be picked up using our curbside delivery service!

    front of library with pickup table

    Curbside Pickup will be available  on Wednesdays at the library.  There are just four easy steps:


    1. Place your holds online at Library Catalog or call us at 717-774-7820 for adult items or 717-774-7822 for children's items.
    2. We will send you a notification by email or phone when your items are ready to be picked up.
    3. Call 717-774-7820 to schedule a pickup time. 
    4. At the time provided, pick up your bag of items from the table outside the library entrance.



    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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