Activities and Services at the Cumberland County Public Library

Although we plan special events throughout the year, we offer standard services and set activities on a regular basis. Check out our programs and services below.


-Accelerated Reader Tests, the Summer Reading List books,, and the 2017-2018 Bluegrass Book Selection are now available at the library!  Stop in to work on your summer reading goals for the next school year! To go to the school website for AR Tests click here.

-July 3 – 27: Recycled Art Entries can be brought to the library.

-July 25, 10:00 a.m. Mrs. Sylvia Braber will be teaching us how to make rugs from recycled materials!

-July 27: Summer Reading at the park at 10:00 a.m.  This will be the final event for the 2017 Summer Reading season.  Everyone ages pre-k to 12 years are invited for story time, fun, games, and a snack!

-July 28: Packets are due and Recycled Art will be judged winners will be announced at the Ice Cream Social.

-July 28: Adult Summer Reading Ice Cream Social!! Stop in at 2:30 p.m. to participate in the Adult Summer Reading Finale! We will have ice cream and prize drawings for the adult summer reading participants.

Updated: July 21, 2017

-New Arrivals-

The Secrets She Keeps – Michael Robotham
Two Nights – Kathy Reichs
The Nearness of You – Dorothy Garlock
Beautiful Tempest – Johanna Lindsay

-Large Print-
A Lady Unrivaled – Roseanna White
Wings of the Wind – Connilyn Cossette
Heart on the Run – Karen Witemeyer

The Langoliers
Golden Years
The Stand
The Fate of the Furious
Smurfs: The Lost Village
Quantum Leap (Complete Series)
Alive and Kicking
The Zookeeper’s Wife

Updated July 21, 2017 

July Themes!

Children and Juvenile: Building a Better World!

Young Adult and Adult: Building a Better World!

Authors of the Month: David Shannon, Jonathan Tropper

Updated July 12, 2017 




  • Weekly bridge club (Thursdays @ 1:00 pm)
  • Weekly "Story Hour" (Thursdays @ 10:00 am)
  • Monthly book clubs ("Bookies" 3rd Monday and "Lunch Club" 2nd Tuesday)
  • Monthly crafters club (4th Monday of the month at 1:00 pm)
  • Monthly community education classes (in conjunction with the Extension Office)
  • Local author book signings
  • Kentucky Humanities Council speakers
  • Quarterly photo contests
  • Summer Reading Program (June and July)
  • Holiday arts/crafts/baking programs
  • Collaboration with the Arts Council, Burkesville Academy of Fine Arts, Extension Office, and CCES Imagination Library Program.


  • Copies - $.25/page black and white, $1.00/page color
  • Fax - $0.50/page
  • Public computers, access to a public printer, and Wi-Fi
  • County-wide bookmobile service
  • Free paperbacks and magazines
  • Access to genealogy resources & a microfilm machine




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