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"Adventure Begins at Your Library" text with pirates in book imageThis summer, kids, teens & adults can log their reading and activities to earn points and chances to win prizes! Earn points by reading or being read to, writing book reviews, and completing fun activities. Children & teens who complete the challenge by August 15th will earn a free prize book! Prizes must be redeemed by August 31st. Registration opens May 15th at newcumberlandlibrary.beanstack.com.

Icons for tennis, basketball, and pickleball with text: "Library of Things: try something new"With the completion of the new courts at Hillside Park, the Library is now offering sports equipment to check out including tennis sets, pickleball sets, and basketballs.

Hillside Park is located on the property at Hillside Elementary School, right across the street from the Library. The park now includes two regulation size basketball courts, one tennis court, and 4 pickleball courts. Checkout our sports equipment with your library card and try something new!

Art in the Stacks logo with images of artwork by featured artist, Meghan EberlyJuly 1 - 31, 2024
Featuring Meghan Eberly in the Charley Krone Gallery

In July, artist Meghan Eberly will be displaying the exhibit titled SAHM. Often scribbled in the fleeting bits of free time she had while staying at home caring for her young son, these simple pen drawings aim to illuminate the myopic, claustrophobic, ego-shattering experience of early motherhood. Meghan Eberly is an artist, writer, and postpartum doula. She has a background in the social sciences (PhD dropout in socio-cultural anthropology, BA in anthropology and photography) and professional experience as a baker. She recently moved to the area with her husband and young son from Savannah, Georgia.

Art in the Stacks is a monthly gallery series at the New Cumberland Public Library in partnership with the New Cumberland Collective. Each month will feature a new local artist exhibit in the library's gallery spaces.

Art in the Stacks logo with images of Papua New Guinea map and artifactsJuly 1 - 31, 2024
Featuring Papua New Guinea Artifacts in the Main Floor Showcase

In July, Bonnie Morton will display the exhibit titled The Land of the Unexpected:  Papua New Guinea Artifacts. Bonnie (NCU Children’s Circulation Assistant) lived in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for 20 years and enjoyed collecting various beautiful and interesting artifacts. In this month’s display, you will see samples of New Guinea art including carvings, baskets, textiles, costumes, and paintings that represent their unique culture. PNG is located on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, just north of Australia, and is the most linguistically diverse country in the world with over 850 distinct languages and tribal groups. It is a beautiful country with an abundance of natural resources from the mountains to the sea. Don’t hesitate to ask Bonnie about her experiences living in “The Land of the Unexpected” when you see her!

Bright blue wavy background with text reading "New Hours for Summer"The Library will adopt new hours for the summer beginning July 1 through Labor Day.
The schedule will be:
Monday-Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday CLOSED

Phone with appDownload the new free mobile app Library2Go for quick and easy access to your library account and many of our library services from your smartphone or tablet. Instructions for download and a scannable QR code are available on our website.

Old bookshelves with text art in the stacksArt in the Stacks is a monthly gallery series at the New Cumberland Public Library in partnership with the New Cumberland Collective. Each month will feature a new local artist exhibit in the library's gallery spaces. We are excited to announce the following artists for 2024:

text reads Book Discussion Group with stack of booksJoin New Cumberland Library's Book Discussion Groups! Book discussions are sponsored by the Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library and each group meets on a standing schedule. Click here for more information on the available groups and meeting times.

New Books! See what's new in our catalog.Books, DVDs, CDs, and more! See lists of new arrivals in adult, teen, and children's collections, as well as by subject or format! Just click on the cover image to go to our catalog and place a hold!

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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 - 2:00 pm
SUN: CLOSED - CLOSED
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