Dirt and plants with gardening toolsFor all ages
Meet on the Library Grounds at 9:00 a.m.
We need your help! The Penn Cumberland Garden Club will be here to help direct volunteer efforts to get the Library Grounds ready to sleep tight this winter and come back renewed in the spring! Join the community, get some exercise, and help the Library! Gardening gloves are recommended for all tasks. Gardeners are encouraged to bring needed tools if they have them. Click here for a complete list of tasks & tools, or pick a list up from the Library.

People icons with closed October 27 2021The New Cumberland Public Library, and all other libraries in the Cumberland County Library System, will be CLOSED on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 for a county-wide staff training day. No items will be due and no fines will accrue. We will reopen on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Thank you for your understanding! 

flags and vote stickersNo 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.

Chalkboard with the words "we're hiring"New Cumberland Public Library is seeking candidates for part-time professional positions: Reference Librarian and Circulation Assistant. We are looking for candidates with a passion for public libraries and a commitment to excellent customer service. For information and to apply, please view the job postings and submit an application by email or hard copy to the Library. 

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.

Read about our updated COVID-19 policies.New Cumberland Public Library is open for regular hours. Face masks are requested for all visitors over age 2 unless fully vaccinated. We appreciate & encourage continued masking to protect our vulnerable populations and those that have not yet become fully vaccinated. Because children under 12 are ineligible for vaccination, we recommend children and adults continue to mask in the children's room and at children's programs. Contact-free curbside pickup of hold items continues to be available. Click on the headline to read more details.

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!

Old letter and photographs with "Local History Room" in writingThe 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.

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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 - 5:00 pm
SUN: CLOSED - CLOSED
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