Monthly Archives: August 2010

Library Closing

The library will be closed Monday, September 6th for the Labor Day Holiday! See you on Tuesday! Don’t forget the library is available 24/7 online at

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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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September is National Library Card Month and the Children’s Room is celebrating this important event by encouraging children 12 years and under to sign-up for a library card, if they have not already done so. This year’s theme is Next … Continue reading

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Fall Storytime!

Registration for the following storytimes will be held in the Children’s Room beginning Sat., September 18th and ending on Sat., September 25th. Please be sure to bring your library card when registering. Preference will be given to children who reside … Continue reading

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Back to School!

GOT HOMEWORK?  We can help. In addition to searching our reference collection for answers, also try using one of these resources that we offer.  Remember the librarians are always willing to help answer your questions…all you have to do is … Continue reading

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Your Library Card is the Smartest Card in Your Wallet

Use your smart card in the Library to check out: Books on all subjects for all ages Wii, Xbox 360 and Playstation 2 games Magazines on topics from computers to finance to nature Music CDs for all tastes Videos and … Continue reading

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NextReads Newsletters

Like Mystery, Romance, Biographies?  Sign up for our reader newsletters and get great suggestions every month right to your Inbox! It’s free!

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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  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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Library Yarns

Thursday, September 2nd  /  6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   401-333-2552 x2 You’re invited to join our drop-in knitting and crocheting get-togethers at the Cumberland Public Library. Feel free to come when you can and leave as … Continue reading

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