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Did You Know??

Concerned about high energy costs and how much electricity your appliances are using?  Check out one of our Kill A Watt : electricity usage monitors. Just enter the amount you pay per kilowatt hour into the device, plug it into … Continue reading

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Long Ago in Cumberland…..

Cumberland may not have a view of the sea, but there was once a thriving boat building trade in town.  In 1790 Alexander Thompson moved his boat building business here from Providence.  By 1815 there were nineteen businesses in the … Continue reading

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Our large display case near the main entry to the library has been host to many different collections.  Over the years we have had Star Trek memorabilia, Transformers, beautiful woodworking, mementos from different countries, key chains, salt and pepper shakers, … Continue reading

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Long Ago in Cumberland….

In 1894 there were 16 grammar schools in Cumberland! Then in the early 1920’s the town took delivery of two school buses, which led to the closing of the one room school houses and the building of larger schools.  The … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

September 25 – October 2, 2010 is Banned Books Week. Celebrate your freedom to read whatever you want this month! Find a list of books that have been censored, banned or challenged at http://www.banned-books.com/bblista-i.html.  You might be surprised!

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Find the movie you want

Check out this “taste engine” for movies and TV shows! Type in a plot, a theme, an actor and see what comes up.  It’s not perfect, but it can find items to your taste.  Look them up in the library … Continue reading

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Self-checkout!!!

Don’t like waiting in line? Try out the new self-checkout! It’s quick and easy—the circulation staff would be happy to show you!

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Did you know????

August means heat, back to school shopping and summer reading!! Be sure your child has read their summer reading book before school starts. We have the lists for all the Cumberland schools here at the library or you can check … Continue reading

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Why we need libraries

Check it out! Why we need libraries

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Summer Hours

Summer hours begin on July 3rd.  The Library will be open Monday – Thursday 9 – 8; Friday 9- 5; and Saturday 9 – 1.  See you then!

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