Monthly Archives: August 2010

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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Library Yarns

Thursday, August 12th   /   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   401-333-2552 x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org 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 … Continue reading

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Evening Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 10th   /   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM   Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552 x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This evening’s selection is A Woman in Jerusalem by A.B. Yehoshua. Always aware of the sorrows of modern Israel, this … Continue reading

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Storyteller Thawn Harris

Wednesday August 11, 2010   /   6:15 PM  -  7:30 PM       Contact: Lisa Haley   333-2552, x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org Thawn Harris will be at the Cumberland Public Library on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. Storyteller Thawn Harris shares … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion Group

Thursday August 12, 2010  /  10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM    Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552 x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Our discussion today will be about Robert Olmstead’s Coal Black Horse. “This is a convulsive, bloody Civil War novel that tracks a … Continue reading

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Anime Club

Thursday, August 12th   /   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Contact: Jennifer Beiermann   (401) 333-2552 x2   teens@cumberlandlibrary.org Students in grades 6-12 Come watch episodes of School Rumble and Moon Phase. Feel free to stay and discuss the series after the showings. … Continue reading

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Little Ones Storytime

Friday August 13, 2010   /  9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Contact: Debra Cohen   401-333-2552 x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org Little Ones storytime is for children from birth to 36 months. This storytime will be held bi-weekly on Fridays. July 2, 16, 30 … Continue reading

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Blackstone Writer’s Workshop

Saturday August 14, 2010   /   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM     Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This group is for writers: * who have writer’s block * who are looking to test their creative limits * … Continue reading

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Babysitter Training

Tuesday August 17, 2010   /  9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM   Contact: Jennifer Beiermann   401-333-2552 x2   teens@cumberlandlibrary.org Ages: 11-15 Fee: $50 (includes handbook, emergency guide, and CD-ROM) Students will learn: * essential care-giving and decision-making skills * safety skills … Continue reading

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