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Midstate cooling centers offer relief from the heat

The Midstate is heating up, which means more places are opening up to give people relief from the scorching temperatures.

Read more at: ABC27 July 6, 2021


Community members dance during energetic library program

Last Tuesday, Dan and Galla from the ‘Dan and Galla Musical Show’ had people up out of their seats dancing, Hula-Hooping, playing the tambourines, blowing bubbles, and doing the limbo! 

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


Area children enjoy K-9 Camp at the Coy Library

Thirty-one area children enjoyed last week’s K-9 Camp, part of the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg’s Tales and Tails Summer Reading Program.

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


Bosler virtual program explores roots of Black music in America

Musician Karlus Trapp will be the latest featured as part of the Music@Bosler Series. The virtual program will cover “Exploring the Roots of Black music in America” from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 8.

Read more at: The Sentinel June 30, 2021


Books and movies available at the John Graham Library

Books, DVDs, and audiobooks can now be browsed and checked out on the John Graham Library’s front porch! There are books for children, teens and adults.

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


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


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


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


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 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 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


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


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


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