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More than 100 celebrate Coy Library Summer Reading Kick-off

The Coy Library Summer Reading Kick-off earlier this month had a great turnout of more than 120 people! 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle June 17, 2021


Area children learn about owls, birds at Coy Library

Coy Public Library’s summer camps began with a two-hour camp about owls and birds for students in grades K-4 and 5-8 on Wednesday and Thursday of last week. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle June 17, 2021


Meet Coy Library Board Member Aaron W. Dobbs

Aaron Dobbs joined the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg’s Board of Trustees in February of 2019. He has served on the FUNdraising Committee, the Public Relations Committee, and the Operations Committee; he is currently the Chairperson for the Public Relations Committee and the Operations Committee. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle June 17, 2021


Carlisle’s Bosler Memorial Library continues summer reading programs

After a year of challenges, public libraries are beginning to welcome the public back for in-person activities. And Bosler Memorial Library in Carlisle is opening a reading challenge made for people of all ages.

Read more at: ABC27.com June 16, 2021


Project SHARE to offer drive-thru meals, books for children this summer

Project SHARE will once again offer its Summer Feeding for Kids program, and this year that effort will expand from two to three locations in Cumberland County.

The Carlisle-based nonprofit had been offering the program providing meals for children at its headquarters on North Orange Street and at Amelia Givin Library in Mount Holly Springs. 

Read more at: The Sentinel June 7, 2021


Pandemic saw Cumberland County libraries expand offerings as e-book use surges

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a number of changes for the Cumberland County Library System — some of which may hang on long after the virus subsides.

Read more at: The Sentinel May 10, 2021


Mural offers hope, connection for Cumberland Valley fifth graders

Connecting students even while they’re apart, in Cumberland Valley a new project for fifth graders is doing just that while building relationships and pride.
 

Read more at: CBS21 April 19, 2021


Coy Library auction items up for public review

The Coy Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Library are co-hosting an online auction this month to support library projects, events and collections. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle April 8, 2021


Cumberland County Library System celebrates National Library Outreach Day

The Cumberland County Library System joined communities from across the country in observing National Library Outreach Day on April 7.  Libraries celebrated the invaluable role library professionals, library volunteers and libraries play in bringing library services to those in need.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle April 8, 2021 or read our press release


Local musicians jam at the Coy Public Library

Local musicians have resumed their regular 1 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, outdoor casual drop-in musical jam sessions next to Branch Creek. Audiences and more musicians are always welcome. The group gathers on the lawn near the library bridge over Branch Creek, by the creekside entrance to the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle April 8, 2021


Cumberland County Library System launches mobile app

The Cumberland County Library System recently announced the launch of Library2Go, a new mobile app for residents who are patrons of the seven libraries across the county.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle April 8, 2021 or read our press release


Cumberland County Library System celebrates National Library Outreach Day

The Cumberland County Library System is celebrating National Library Outreach Day.

One of the programs reaching those most in need is STAR - Service to Adult Readers. STAR provides services to homebound, mostly senior residents of Cumberland County in two ways.

Read more and watch the video at: CBS21 News April 7, 2021


Cumberland County Library System shines spotlight on STAR program

The Cumberland County Library System will observe National Library Outreach Day Wednesday with a spotlight on the STAR program.

Read more at: The Sentinel April 4, 2021


Cumberland County Library System to shine the spotlight on STAR and all those who are a part of it

The Cumberland County Library System will join communities from across the country Wednesday in observing National Library Outreach Day.

Read more at: The Patriot News April 5, 2021


There’s something fishy going on at the Coy Public Library!

The Coy Public Library of Shippensburg children’s room has a new school of fish! The new fish will be joining our long-time favorite children’s room goldfish, ‘Bubbles.’ 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle April 1, 2021


Council approves request to add green space near the Coy Public Library

Shippensburg Borough Council approved a recommendation from the Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) for the demolition of buildings to create open green space at the Coy Library of Shippensburg during the March 16 meeting.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle March 25, 2021


Coy Library prepares for online fundraising auction to be held through May 1

The Coy Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Library will be co-hosting an online auction in April to support library building projects, technology, programs for all ages, and online and in-house collections. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle March 25, 2021


Cumberland County Library System asks residents for input on library services

Do you own a library card? Frequent one of the seven libraries in the county? The Cumberland County Library System, the administrative organization that provides support to Cumberland County’s public libraries, wants to hear from residents. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle March 18, 2021


Meet Coy Library Board Member, Megan Mancino

Megan Mancino began her tenure as a Board Trustee for the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg in February of 2021 after being nominated by a colleague from the Shippensburg Area School District.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle March 11, 2021


Library in Mount Holly Springs shares a distinction with the Mount Tabor Church

The library inspired The Sentinel reporter to put objectivity on the shelf.

“There it stands as a very dream — wonderful, beautiful,” the journalist wrote, describing the building in Mount Holly Springs named for a millionaire heiress.

Read more at: The Sentinel February 28, 2021


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