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Cumberland County Library System launches mobile app

The Cumberland County Library System on Friday announced it has launched a new mobile app for patrons of its seven libraries across the county.

Read more at: The Sentinel February 21, 2021


Cumberland County Libraries now in your pocket thanks to launch of mobile app

A Library2Go mobile app was launched on Friday by the Cumberland County Library System, giving library patrons mobile access to the seven county libraries.

Read more at: ABC27 February 19, 2021


Coy Library undergoes roof repairs

The Coy Public Library of Shippensburg has seen its share of locations and changes. It has been housed in a train station, in a Victorian style house, and now in a Georgian style house with two additions.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle January 28, 2021


Meet Coy Library board member Margaret Light

Margaret Light began her Coy Public Library of Shippensburg Board Trustee tenure as the appointed representative for Southampton (Franklin) Township in 2016. Her focus has been to help with library fundraising, building on her fundraising experience at Mercersburg Academy.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle January 21, 2021


Portion of Coy Library receives facelift

Portions of the second and third floors of the Coy Public Library in Shippensburg are currently receiving a much-needed facelift thanks to monies from the Alexander Stewart M.D. Foundation. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle January 21, 2021


Meet Coy Library Board Member Josh Diehl

Josh Diehl began his tenure as a Board Trustee for the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg in 2016 after being approached by Jo Anne Coy and Kevin Campbell to join the board.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle December 17, 2020


Bosler Memorial Library limits services starting Monday

The library building will be open only for those with appointments for the IdentoGo Fingerprinting or to view A Cast of Blues, a traveling art exhibit featuring masks and photos that tell the story of the men and women who lived and breathed the blues in Mississippi. No other services will be available inside the building.

Read more at: The Sentinel December 5, 2020


Three Coy Library trustees finish their terms

Cindy Pimental, Coy Library Board Trustee, will soon complete her two terms of 12 years on the library board.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News Chronicle November 19, 2020


John Graham Library offers free online resources for elementary students

The John Graham Public Library will present a free program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, on Zoom about its free online resources for elementary-age children. These resources include BookFlix, TrueFlix, Elementary, and CyberSmarts.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle November 4, 2020


Meet Dr. William Gould, Vice President of the Coy Library Board

Meet community member, Dr. William Gould.

When Gould was serving on the Shippensburg Area School Board, he was appointed as the school board’s representative to the Shippensburg Library Board of Directors. That was in 1998, and he is still serving on the Library Board of Trustees. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle October 29, 2020


Meet Library Board President Betsy Haller

Betsy Haller began her tenure on the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg’s Board of Trustees in 2015. She is currently serving as board president.

Read more at: The Shippensburg News Chronicle October 8, 2020


‘Books & Boots’: The new face of in-person programming

The Coy Library of Shippensburg continues to creatively restore its in-person programming. Sarah Cornman, assistant youth services director, recently led the Books and Boots program.

Read more at: The Shippensburg News Chronicle October 8, 2020


Simpson Public Library previews online auction fundraiser

Raising money for a good cause is the perfect excuse to do a little shopping, especially if it’s from the comfort of your own home.

On Monday’s Good Day PA, Phyllis Harmon joined us to share a preview of the Simpson Library Online Auction happening this weekend.

Read more at: ABC27 September 21, 2020


Cumberland County Library System receives grants to support staff development

The Cumberland County Library System Foundation has been awarded two grants to support staff development.

Read more at: Cumberlink Sep. 9, 2020


Readers enjoy a-maiz-ing deals at Book Nook sale

Eager readers got lost in the pages of the books they purchased from the Book Nook’s A-maiz-ing Book Sale over the weekend.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle September 3, 2020


September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

The Cumberland County Library System and all Cumberland County libraries are joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers, and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle September 3, 2020 or read our press release.


Eagle Scout Krause donates planter boxes to Coy Library

The Teen Scene at the Coy Public Library of Shippensburg recently met to get their hands dirty for a good purpose! Eagle Scout Colin Krause of Troop 120 recently designed, built and donated six large wooden planter boxes to the Coy Library.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 27, 2020


Cumberland County libraries offer books, programming

There are eight libraries in the Cumberland County Library System. COVID-19 has affected library services, hours and guidelines in the county.

Read more at: The Sentinel August 26, 2020


Friends of the Library to host two outdoor book sales

The Friends of the Coy Library, located at 73 W. King St. in downtown Shippensburg, are busy at work preparing for two upcoming book sales. 

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle August 13, 2020


John Graham Library to celebrate its 60th anniversary

The John Graham Library in Newville is celebrating its 60th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 1, with two virtual special events.  At 11 a.m., there will be a program on the history of the library.  At 1:30 p.m., all kids and families are welcome at a virtual library birthday party.

Read more with a subscription at: The Shippensburg News-Chronicle July 29, 2020


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