Monthly Archives: October 2009

Acrylic or Oil Painting Class

The Cumberland Public Library will host a four-session Painting in Acrylic or Oil class over four Friday afternoons: November 20, December 4, 11 & 18, 2009 from Noon-2:30 PM. Students will have the choice of working with Acrylic or Oil … Continue reading

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Job Readiness Workshop

Project LEARN and the Cumberland Public Library are offering a Job Readiness Workshop taking place on two Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:00AM – 1:00 PM on November 10, 12, 17 & 19, 2009 at the Cumberland Public Library. Unemployed … Continue reading

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The Library will send reading recommendations right to your inbox!  Our NextReads newsletters have something for everyone, Horror, Biography, Romance, Science Fiction, Current Events, DIY and more!  We even send you a list of the hot titles coming in the … Continue reading

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This program, for children ages 4 to 8, will take place on Saturday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. and will feature the folktale Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm.   Participants will make a gingerbread house to take home. Register … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Pick

Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements One morning Bobby wakes up and he is invisible. How did this happen to him? Will he be able to figure out how to fix himself or will he remain “gone” forever?

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What’s New In The Young Adult Area

Brewer, Heather.  The Chronicles of Vladimir: Tenth Grade Bleeds Conrad, Lauren.  L.A. Candy Going, K. L.   King of the Screwups Mancusi, Marianne.  Gamer Girl Mass, Wendy.  Every Soul a Star:  A Novel For a full list, go to

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College Planning Night

Tuesday November 3, 2009 from 6:30 – 7:00 PM in the Seminar Room A representative from the College Planning Center of RI ( will be discussing the college application process and financial aid. Registration is recommended but not required. For … Continue reading

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Babysitter’s Training Class

(Ages 11-15) November 3, 2009 from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM in the Community Room Fee: $50 includes the handbook, emergency guide, and CD-ROM Students will learn essential care-giving and decision-making skills, safety skills to prevent and respond to emergencies, … Continue reading

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New DVD’s

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Confessions of a Shopaholic Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Monsters vs. Aliens Nothing But the Truth Push Revolutionary Road X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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Did you know???

Last year the Library circulated over 162,270 books.  At an average of $22.00 per book that means our patrons saved a total of $3,569,940.00 by “shopping” at their library instead of buying the book.  What a bargain!

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