New Cumberland Public Library

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Parents and caregivers are the first education providers during the 0-5 early critical years. The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge is a simple: read a book, any book to your child, with the goal of reading 1,000 before kindergarten.  Register at and start entering your books. It’s that simple!

Come and Visit!

New Cumberland Public Library in the fallCome visit the small-town library that combines an excellent basic collection of books, DVDs, audiobooks, and music CDs with an experienced, friendly staff. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, and we sponsor a wide variety of programs for all ages.



Cultural Series @ New Cumberland

Picture of a Greek style columnSwinging Along with the Symphony!
The Friends of New Cumberland Public Library will sponsor Swinging Symphony in Foundation Hall, on Sunday, November 4th, from 3:00—4:00 PM. Jill Hoffman, soloist and member of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra will present the program.  Light refreshmenst will be served. No registration and no fee.


Book Reviews

Amish Teachers Gift book jacket

Book reviews are held on the second Tuesday of the month from September through May in Foundation Hall. In November, Joan Landis will review The Amish Teacher's Gift by Rachel Good.   Brochures describing each month's book title and reviewer are available here or in the library.  

Book Character Pumpkin Contest

The Library is hosting a book character pumpkin decorating contest! Families may enter their creation for a chance to win in several categories voted on by the public.

Election Day Sale

Girl with a US flag and a plate of cookiesStop in Foundation Hall before or after you vote on November 6th for homemade baked goods and lunch.  Or stop in just for lunch! Barbeque sandwiches, homemade soup, drinks, and delicious bake goods will be sold by the Friends of the New Cumberland Public Library.

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