Run Virtually for Reading LogoHow do you hold a 5K after a pandemic? Virtually, of course! Register for Run (Virtually!) for Reading and then run or walk a 5K route of your choice at any time on August 8. Send us your best photo of your race or post it on social media for a chance to win a special prize! Your participation and sponsorship will help Simpson Library finish out the year stronger than ever!

KubbLet's go outside and learn how to play Kubb, a Swedish lawn game. Toss batons at your opponents' blocks to knock them over while hoping they miss your blocks on their turn! Meet at the library on Thursday, July 16 at 6:00 pm. Please contact Riley at with any questions.

Statues with masksWe're now open for regular hours, and all floors are available for browsing. Time on the internet computers will be limited to one hour, and everyone is asked to wear a mask in the library. Please click here for more details. Hope to see you soon!


Two of  Kind

An award-winning husband-wife duo, Two of a Kind presents concerts for families and children of all ages, including songs, puppets, movement, and stories--all with an emphasis on interaction and participation. Themes of songs and stories include reading and books, friendship and animals, the environment, conflict resolution, and diversity. Two of a Kind helps audiences of all ages feel that they can create music and that they can make a difference in the world. Join us on Zoom on July 10!

Cumberland County Census

The census takes place every 10 years, and the data acquired provides the basis for distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds annually to states, counties and communities across the country. Based on Census data, 40,227 Cumberland County residents are estimated not to respond to the census. That adds up to a potential loss of more than $84.1 million in funding for the county, each year, for the next 10 years. You can complete the census online, by phone, or wait for a paper form to be mailed to your home in April 

Library Pillar SponsorLocal businesses are supporting Simpson Library's events all year round by becoming Library Pillar Sponsors. Thank you Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory and Buhrig’s Gathering PlaceFry Communications, Chris Loeffert – State Farm Agency, Members 1st Federal Credit Union, and West Shore Home LLC for being 2020 Library Pillar Sponsors! We are grateful for your generous support!

wills, trusts, charitable intentionsOn June 17, 2020 the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation arranged a presentation on wills, trusts, and charitable intentions via Zoom. The talk was recorded for anyone to watch and is now on our YouTube channel. This presentation is sponsored by Walters & Galloway, PLLC, Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, and Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation.



Statues with masksWe're now open for regular hours! All floors are available for browsing. Click here for more information.

50plus Life JulyThe new issue of 50plus LIFE is available to read online.

Library at homePlease visit our new webpage for links to videos of your favorite children's programs! Check back weekly for more content!

New DVDsLooking for something to watch? Check out our new Movies and TV Shows!

eBooksTry an eBook or eAudiobook to while away your time at home! Access our collection through the OverDrive or Libby app.