DSLR Photography with David Wuerth

Monday April 21, 2014

6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   333 2552 x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

David Wuerth, sports photographer and photojournalist for the Valley Breeze, will be leading this four-part photography class for owners of DSLR cameras. The class is designed to help camera owners learn to capture the images they want by helping them understand how a camera works. The class will cover camera functions, exposure, equipment, software, composition and specific shooting scenarios. This is an interactive class- students are encouraged to ask questions and assignments are given. Bring your camera, manual and an idea of what you want to photograph!

Registration for this program is required. This is a four part class- it is highly recommended that registrants attend all sessions.

Location: Community Room

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3D Printing Tutorial with Bill Maya

Monday, April 21st
6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   333 2552 x2   melissa@cumberlandlibrary.org

Join Cumberland resident Bill Maya for a 3D printer demonstration and learn how to make your own 3D projects! If you are already familiar with 3D printing, then hang out for a Users Roundtable. Share new project ideas, talk about the best places to buy supplies and more.

Registration for this program is required. Reserve your space online, at the library, or by calling us today!

Location: Seminar Room

There are many spaces available.

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Farm to Plate – Spring Harvest

Tuesday April 22, 2014
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM

Contact: Children’s room   333-2552 X3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Farm to Plate-Spring Harvest: Cooking Fresh Food with Kids!

It’s sure been a long winter, and everyone is ready to get outside and eat some fresh, healthy foods!  Join us at the Cumberland Public Library for our ongoing Farm to Plate cooking program for children ages 4-12.  Stop by the Children’s Room on Tuesday, April 22 from 4-5 pm where we will be cooking up some healthy foods that will fill you with energy and put a spring in your step!  There will be a spring themed story and children will make some snacks to eat. Come see how easy it is to eat healthy food that tastes good too!

This is a drop in program, no registration is required.  For more information, please call the Children’s room at 333-2552, x3.

Location: Children’s Room

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Anime Club

Tuesday, April 22nd
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   (401) 333-2552 x2   teens@cumberlandlibrary.org


Come watch Japanese animation, draw, read manga, and have a snack.  The club meets every Tuesday night unless otherwise indicated.

Location: Community Room

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Wednesday April 23, 2014
6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM

Contact: Reference Department   (401) 333-2552 x202   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

NOTE: This class will be held in the Hayden Center meeting rooms 1 and 2.  Participants MUST park in the Hayden Center parking lot to access the building.

Zumba ® is dance fitness – a calorie burning workout with Latin steps to international music. You don’t need any dancing experience to have fun. Loose, comfortable clothing and shoes with no tread are recommended. Don’t forget your water, too!

Kari Dichev is a member of the Zumba Instructor Network ® (ZIN). She is licensed to teach regular Zumba ® classes, Zumba Toning ®, and Zumbatomic ®.

Fee: $5.  In person registration, by the start of class, is required.

Location: Meeting Room 1 & 2

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Poetry Cafe

Wednesday, April 23rd
6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

April is National Poetry Month!  Celebrate at our open mic night.  Read an original piece or your favorite poem.  We will even have a free gift for the first 25 registrants!  Particpants who would like to take the mic at the Poetry Cafe should arrive early.  This is an all ages event.

Location: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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Safe Sitter

Thursday April 24, 2014
9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   (401) 333-2552, x 2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Students ages 11-14
Cost: $45, includes all materials
Max: 16 students

SAFE SITTER is more than just a babysitting course.  SAFE SITTER advocates for safe childcare, good parenting skills and responsible adolescents.  Instructors are enthusiastic and committed to teens.  Most are registered nurses and all are certified to teach SAFE SITTER.

Instruction for this 1-day program includes:
* CPR for Infants and Children
* Success on the Job
* Safety for the Sitter
* Managing an Emergency
* Behavior Management skills and more

The SAFE SITTER motto is “Better Sitters today…Better parents tomorrow.”

Because space is limited, please register at the Reference Desk.  Fee is due at registration, which will open on March 17, 2014.  For more information call 401-333-2552 x2.

Location: Community Room

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Thursday Afternoon Chess Club

Thursday, April 24th
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Anyone 13+ interested in chess is invited to come and play with us each week in the Seminar Room.   Advance players can challenge each other or help our beginners.

Location: Seminar Room

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April Vacation Scrapbooking

Thursday, April 24th   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM

Contact: Joanne Koczera   401-333-2552   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Children ages 8-12 are invited to register for a April Vacation scrapbooking program

at the Cumberland Public Library.  Participants will be introduced to basic scrapbooking

ideas and will have an opportunity to preview many books that offer tips and guidelines

for this popular craft activity. Each child will be provided with basic materials for their

individual scrapbook.  Children are asked to bring their own pictures from home to

create their scrapbook.

This special event will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Registration begins Monday, April 14, 2014 in the Children’s Room. Please bring

your library card when registering. Preference will be given to children who

reside in Cumberland.

To defray the cost of the program materials, donations will be greatly appreciated.

Location: Children’s Room

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Teen Writers Workshop

Saturday April 26, 2014

2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   (401) 333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Want to hone your writing skills while having a great time? Come join our Teen Writing Workshop.  We will focus on (TBD) and share our work with each other.  This will be a fun and laid-back event – writers of all levels are encouraged to attend!

Location: Seminar Room

There are 10 spaces available.

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