The Cumberland County Library System (CCLS) consists of 7 federated local libraries, 1 branch facility, a system headquarters office and an associated non-profit Cumberland County Library System Foundation. The library system provides service to more than 220,000 people in Cumberland County and a small portion of Franklin County.
The System Headquarters Office provides services to its member libraries in the following areas:
Technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, processing of library materials)
STAR outreach services to older adults
Training services for staff and board members
Administrative and financial services, including fundraising support
Cumberland County libraries join Longwood Gardens’ 2023 Community Read
Cumberland County book and garden lovers are encouraged to participate in the 10th annual Longwood Gardens’ 2023 Community Read - a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation.
Blast from the Past - The old Shippensburg library
Hello Readers! Welcome back once again to the Blast. I hope you are enjoying the tour of the town via the street names. Beginning this week and for the next several weeks my journeys around town will take us east and west on King Street, we’ll hit the back streets, go around the block, throw in a few country scenes, and make a few stops at interesting places along the way, all in an effort to rekindle a few memories of the streets of Shippensburg as they used to be.
Get One! Library cards empower students and fuel academic success
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when public libraries in Cumberland County join the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning.