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Banning Books Silences Stories. Banned Books Week is Sept. 23-29

Censorship succeeds when no one talks about it. We encourage readers to raise their megaphones and speak out for banned books! The American Library Association (ALA) has designated Sept. 23-29, 2018, as Banned Books Week.


Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 30, 2018


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Fountain Festival contributes to nonprofits

Carolyn Kough, chairwoman of the 23rd annual Fountain Festival, donated the money raised at the June 15 and 16 event to five local nonprofits that have some of the biggest outreach in the community.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 29, 2018


Dr. Stewart discusses ticks, Lyme disease during library program

On Wednesday evening, Aug. 22, Dr. Richard “J.R.” Stewart presented at the Shippensburg Public Library. Stewart is a professor at Franklin Science Center on the campus of Shippensburg University.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 28, 2018


Cumberland County libraries

There are eight libraries in the Cumberland County Library System. For a list of events and details about each library, as well as for the online library catalogue, go to www.cumberlandcountylibraries.org.

Read more at: The Sentinel August 22, 2018


STAR Program helps adults learn real-world skills

Sometimes a program isn’t just “win-win.” It is “win-win-win-win.” A recent collaboration among the STAR Program of the Cumberland County Library System, the Shippensburg Public Library, the Cottages of Shippensburg and the Adult Training Program at Red Tomato Farm and Inn provides adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to learn real-world skills while providing a vital service to mobility-limited adults and other residents of the Cottages of Shippensburg.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 21, 2018

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