No registration necessary
Join the Friends of New Cumberland Public Library for an evening offering residents of New Cumberland a chance to learn about the candidates running for the office of mayor and borough council. Each candidate will be given time to tell residents about themselves, what motivates them to run for office, and what issues they feel are important to our community. For your safety, masks and social distancing are recommended at this indoor, in person event.
Join 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.
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!
The 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.
This vibrant, sensory activity featuring pumpkin seeds is a fun way to practice words & colors! Available at the Children's Desk starting Saturday, September 25. No registration required but supplies are limited.
Ages 6mos-24mos with an adult caregiver
Mondays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4 at 11:15 a.m.
Register online to reserve a space!
While the weather is still warm, join us on the library lawn for short books, fingerplays, songs, and bounce rhymes for a child’s first introduction to library fun in this storytime for crawlers, cruisers, and walkers!
While your tweens may be busy reading school curriculum books, we hope they can kick back with some fun and world-expanding graphic novels featuring diverse characters! Participants will receive a copy of the book which must be returned, and will have a chance to discuss the book with peers. In honor of back-to-school season, this month's pick is New Kid by Jerry Craft. Registration required.
The Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library will hold pre-owned book sales on Saturday, October 2 and Saturday, October 16 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm in Foundation House. Shop for great deals on books, movies, puzzles, and other media! Masks and social distancing are recommended while in the building.
Ages 6-10 with parental discretion
Each month on Zoom we will showcase handpicked titles ideal for early readers alongside custom resources to help deepen children’s engagement with the books. Young readers will be introduced to the first book in a popular series to get them interested in reading more. Participants will receive a copy of the book which must be returned after the program. To celebrate spooky season, this month’s pick is The Haunted Library by Dori Hillestad Butler, the first book in “The Haunted Library” Series. Registration required.