Jeffrey W. & Jo Anne R. Coy Public Library of Shippensburg

One Book, Your Vote

Through August 31st, you can cast your vote for the One Book, One Community title for 2020! For the list of titles and more information, click here. The winner will be announced to the public in November 2019. Multiple copies of the winning title will be available at our library beginning in January 2020. Happy voting!

Youth Services Fall Programs

We are now beginning registration for our Fall Youth Services Programs! Check out our Fall Flyer (PDF, 897 KB) and our Teen Flyer (PDF, 338.21 KB) for more details on all of the programs. To register, visit the library, call us at 717-532-4508, or sign up online!

A Curmudgeon's Guide to Gardening

Just in time to take advantage of the fall planting season! Instructor Karl the Constant Gardener will be visiting the library on Wednesday, August 21st at 6:00 pm to discuss the following topics: American gardening culture, what plants to plant & what plants NOT to plant (i.e. invasives), minimal maintenance gardening, gardening habits to avoid, the psychological benefits of gardening, and more. Save your spot now and sign up here!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Why read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten? You are the first person your child learns from! With this power combined with reading, you can help your child learn to love reading and books, learn words to build a vocabulary, become curious and want to learn, and so much more! Check out this flyer (PDF, 412 KB) to learn more. More resources here.

SmartALEC Printing Service

Using our new SmartALEC service, you are now able to upload your documents from any device and then print your documents at any Cumberland County Library. Your documents will be stored in our queue for up to 7 days, allowing you to print them at a later date.  Printing costs $.25 per page. Learn more here.

Kanopy Streaming Service

Patrons with Cumberland County Library Cards are now able to stream 4 movies a month from Kanopy, our new media streaming service. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device, or platform by downloading the Kanopy app. Kanopy KIDS is also available now! Click here for more instructions.

GIANT Giving Tag Program

Looking for an easy way to go green? Pick up a few $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bags at any GIANT store. Each bag helps reduce paper and plastic bag use, and you can use the attached Giving Tag to direct a $1 donation to the Shippensburg Public Library. A warm thanks to those who participate!

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