Sunday, March 8 – 22, 2020
The auction will raise the matching funds needed for a new roof, gutters, and flooring for the children’s area. Many great items to bid on. Place your bids starting March 8 and ending on March 22 at 10 PM. Items are available to view in the library showcase and also online:
Join the 2020 Reading Campaign by reading this years winner, Heartland, a Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, by Sarah Smarsh. Books available to check out or reserve in the library.
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.
Book reviews are held on the second Tuesday of the month from September through May at 10:30 AM in Foundation House. On Tuesday, March 10th, Kay Gettier will review Botany of Desire by Michael Polan. Everyone is welcome. Brochures describing each month's book title and reviewer are available in the library.
1st and 3rd Mondays September through May
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 list of reading selections for the 2020 season is available at the circulation desk. The Great Books Discussion Group meets in the Dining Room of the New Cumberland Public Library on the first and third Mondays of the month. In March, the group will meet on March 2nd and March 16th.. No Fee or Registration. Anyone is welcome! Contact persons are Ethel Bitterman at 717-938-1590 and Joan Short at 717-938-3494
Tuesday, March 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Sign up to read to a therapy animal! Caring Hearts Pet Therapy program seeks to improve a child’s reading and communication skills with the assistance of trained therapy animal teams. The children are encouraged to read, engage, and connect with the pet. Bring your favorite book or two or choose one here at the Library to share with one of our animal friends. Registration for a 20-minute reading slot is required by calling 717-774-7822.
Ruth’s Mystery Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 10:15 AM in the New Cumberland Public Library Meeting Room. Thursday, March 5th the group will discuss Mysteries Based on Real Crimes.