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Friends of the Library celebrate successful tea

On Sunday, Nov. 24, the Friends of the Coy Library in Shippensburg hosted a successful annual tea. Three of the Friends are pictured getting delicious goodies ready for their guests.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle December 5, 2019


Cumberland County commissioners adopt 2020 budget with no tax increase

For the sixth consecutive year, real estate taxes will not rise for Cumberland County residents.

Read more at: The Sentinel December 4, 2019


Dr. Ken Winter donates volumes of books to Coy Library

The Coy Library, located at 73 W. King St. in downtown Shippensburg, has recently received a significant donation of books. The donated volumes currently occupy a vast majority of the library's annex, located above the Book Nook.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle November 28, 2019


Riverview Bank supports 2020 Summer Learning Program

The Cumberland County Library System Foundation has received a $2,000 EITC contribution from Riverview Bank in support of the 2020 Summer Learning Program. Riverview Bank is well known for its support of literacy and educational initiatives.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle November 28, 2019


Local authors to visit the John Graham Library

Four local authors and/or illustrators will visit the John Graham Public Library in December. Everyone is welcome to come meet the authors, who will be signing copies of their latest books.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle November 27, 2019


Santa to return to Santa House in Mount Holly Springs

Mount Holly Springs will again feature the annual Santa House at Amelia Givin Library on North Baltimore Avenue.

Read more at: The Sentinel November 20, 2019


Friends donate Amazon proceeds to Coy Library

At left, Jody Cole, Coy Library director, recently receives a check from Karen Wetzler, Friends of the Library member.

Read more with a subscription at The Shippensburg News-Chronicle November 12, 2019


Beautiful Coy Library floors are refinished

Visit the Coy Library in downtown Shippensburg, and view the most recently completed project.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle October 31, 2019


DVSCP teams up with Bosler Memorial Library to educate the community on domestic, dating violence

Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) is teaming up with Bosler Memorial Library to put on a free educational presentation for anyone wishing to learn more about domestic and dating violence. The presentation is being led by DVSCP's Public Education Coordinator Emily Ott at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Bosler Memorial Library, located at 158 W. High St. in Carlisle.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle October 23, 2019


Cumberland County libraries to be closed Oct. 30

All public libraries in Cumberland County will be closed on Oct. 30 so that library staff may attend a continuing education event.

Read more at: The Sentinel October 22, 2019


Coy Library’s annual tea scheduled for Nov. 24

The Coy Public Library, located at 73 W. King St. in Shippensburg, will hold its 14th annual tea from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the new programming room.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle October 22, 2019


Coy Public Library to hold Celebration Day

Library Celebration Day is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, in Shippensburg.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle September 19, 2019


Friends of the John Graham Library’s Annual Fall Festival is Saturday

Mark your calendar for the Friends of the John Graham Library’s annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.  

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle September 18, 2019


John Graham Library to host free Master Gardener workshops

The Penn State Master Gardeners will offer free workshops at the John Graham Library on Mondays, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23. Admittance is free, but spaces are limited. Contact the library at: (717) 776-5900, or johngraham@ccpa.net to reserve your place.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle September 11, 2019


Friends of the Library donate Amazon, Book Nook proceeds

The Friends of the Coy Library continue to donate impressive sums generated from their efforts of selling books at the Book Nook, along with their sales of books on Amazon.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle September 4, 2019


Cumberland Valley Rising hosts series on civil discourse at Bosler Library

Cumberland Valley Rising (CVR), is hosting a free, "nonpartisan" series at Bosler Memorial Library aimed at improving civil discourse and civic understanding. The sessions for this three-part series will occur on three separate Tuesdays in September.

Read more at: The Sentinel August 22, 2019


Library to offer ‘Family and Me for 1-2-3’

The Coy Public Library in Shippensburg is offering a five-week program entitled ‘Family and Me for 1-2-3.’

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 22, 2019


Carlisle-based foundation plans marathon reading of "Slaughterhouse-Five"

A marathon read-aloud highlights two days of activities to mark Banned Book Month.

Read more at: The Sentinel August 21, 2019


Counties in Central Pennsylvania set up cooling centers for relief from extreme heat

County officials in parts of Central Pennsylvania have set up cooling centers for people to seek refuge from the extreme heat.

Read more at CBS21 August 19, 2019


Library holds Climate Up Close program

The Coy Public Library of Shippensburg held a Climate Up Close Program in the new programming room on Aug. 8. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 13, 2019


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