Possum on blue backgroundJoin the New Cumberland Public Library as we host the New Cumberland Earth & Arts Festival in partnership with The New Cumberland Collective and the Longwood Gardens Community Read Program! The New Cumberland Earth & Arts Festival is a place to celebrate, learn, grow and create, with environmental advocates, sustainable fashion, community art projects, live music, food trucks, Library tours, a student art exhibit with the Capital Area School for the Arts and much, much more.

"Spring Scavenger Hunt" with leaves and floral backgroundMarch 1-31
Ages 0-12
Drop-In (No Registration Required)
This March, celebrate the change of seasons by searching for springtime items in the children’s room! If you can find all the hidden items, you will be rewarded with a fun prize! (Please redeem only once per child).

"Read Across America" with landscape backgroundMarch 1-31
Ages 0-18
Registration Required
Reading can take you anywhere! Join your community and read across America this month. Log your reading and activities to earn badges throughout the challenge. Upon completion, win a prize that celebrates your travel adventures!

Tax form with calculator and pencil

The New Cumberland Public Library has a limited number of Federal 1040 Instructions and Forms available for free to the public. State and local instructions and forms are no longer distributed to libraries, but we have compiled a list of links for you to access these forms from your computer. If needed, we can also help you print or copy necessary forms or instructions for a fee of $.25/page.  

Bunny with words closed for easterThe New Cumberland Public Library will be closed on Saturday, April 8, 2023, to give staff time off for the Easter Holiday Weekend. No items will be due and no fines will accrue. We are open on Friday, April 7 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and we will reopen on Monday, April 10, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. for regular hours. 

Two men shaking handsWatch the recording of the conversation with John (Jack) Murray on the history and his remembrances of New Cumberland. Jack Murray was born in New Cumberland in 1934 and grew up in the Borough, first leaving during his service in the Army in Korea. In total, Jack has been a resident of the Borough for 83 years of his 88 years. Elected to Borough Council in 1976, he served all 44 years of his tenure as Council President. During his time in Borough Government, he was an instrumental participant in the conversion of the Benjamin Property into the New Cumberland Public Library. Thank you to Gibby Parthemore for the recording!

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 2023:

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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New Cumberland, PA 17070
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