The New Cumberland Public Library will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022 for the Memorial Day holiday weekend and will be closed all day Monday, May 30, 2022. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Join us as we remember those who have served on this Memorial Day.
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 cozy storytime is perfect for families who visit the library in the evening. We will share stories & rhymes the whole family can enjoy together. Enjoy this opportunity for family bonding while building a foundation for reading success. Masking is advised for all participants ages 3 and older.
Drop-In (No Registration Required)
This high-energy movement class will feature songs & dances to keep your little ones on their feet! We will strengthen motor skills and emphasize concepts such as body and spatial awareness while having a ton of fun! Masking is advised for all participants ages 3 and older (unless outside).
Find something new-to-you to love this month! Join the Friends of New Cumberland Library for their pre-owned book sales for great buys on gently loved books, DVDs, puzzles, and more.
Ages 4 & up
No Registration Required but supplies are limited.
Create a mini-greenhouse with a plastic glove and watch five different seeds sprout! This activity is part of Longwood Garden’s 2022 Community Read of We Planted A Tree. Kids will be able to learn and witness how seeds sprout into plants! Available while supplies last at the Children’s Desk starting Saturday, May 21.
The Children’s Book Writers Critique Group is a group of dedicated writers working on developing stories for young readers. At each meeting, they share in critiquing one another’s works-in progress. Manuscripts are submitted by email one week prior to the meeting. The group focuses on picture books, chapter books and early readers.
The Monday Great Books Discussion Group participants invite you to join them to discuss a variety of stimulating writings. Through shared inquiry, participants benefit by examining the thoughts presented in the texts and their relevance in modern life. The Great Books Discussion Group meets in the Dining Room of the Library on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. Anyone is welcome! Contact persons are Ethel Bitterman at 717-938-1590 and Joan Short at 717-938-3494.