Cumberland County Public Library

About Us

Governing Board

Cumberland County Public Library is a private 501(c)3 non-profit institution governed by a Board of Trustees. Board meetings are announced on this web site and posted in the Library. Regular meetings are held on a quarterly basis.

Library Board of Trustees
Juanita Urban, Chairman, District 1
John Lewis, Vice-Chairman, District 3
Carolyn Foran, Treasurer, District 4
Jan Pennington, Secretary, District 5
Pat Allard, District 2
Deanna Lacy, District 2
Joanne Macleay, District 1
Vickie Day, District 4

Ex-Officio Members:
Bill Osl, Board of Supervisors
Robin Sapp, Library Director

Library Services

Reference & Genealogical Research Assistance
Not sure where to start to find the information you need? Not sure how to make sense of what you have found? Please ask — that’s what we’re here for! CCPL has two full-time and one part-time staff, as well as many well-informed, friendly, helpful volunteers.

Computing
CCPL provides free high-speed internet access and Microsoft Office word-processing on eleven (11) public access PCs. The library also has wireless internet access available to those who have their own wireless-ready device.

Other Services

  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Fax machine
  • Copy machine
  • Telesensory Magnifier for the visually impaired
  • Meeting room available for use for community, civic, and educational purposes. Please call to check availability and make a reservation
  • Book Return Box located at the rear entrance to the building.
  • Materials may be renewed or reserved by telephone during regular business hours

Fees
Copies: 20¢ per page
Faxes: $1.00 per page
Lamination: $1.00 per foot, minimum of $1.00

Library Policies

Library Policies

Internet Acceptable Use Policy

Collection Development Policy

Safe Child Policy

Patron Behavior Policy

Who We Are

Mission Statement
The Cumberland County Public Library provides access to information resources, services, and programs to assist the citizens of Cumberland County in fulfilling their civic, cultural, intellectual, and recreational endeavors

Vision Statement
The Cumberland County Public Library is a valuable community resource, recognized for providing all residents and visitors of the County with personal, friendly library services and programs in a comfortable and inviting environment, professional knowledge and assistance with information needs, and access to the information resources in accordance with the Library’s mission.

Support Your Library

There are lots of ways you can support your library!

Volunteer
Our library could not be operated without the services of many fine volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please stop by and fill out an application.

Join the Friends!
The Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library are always looking for members! A tax exempt, not-for-profit organization made up of friends and neighbors who have joined together to support and promote the library as a vital resource in the county. There is one annual meeting, held in October of each year. Membership applications may be picked up at the library. The three types of yearly membership are:

Individual – $5.00
Family – $10.00
Business or Patron – $15.00

Stop by the library for a membership form. Your expertise and willingness to help are needed!

Donate items
The library accepts donated books, movies, and audiobooks on CD in good condition. Items that do not suit the needs of the library are given to the Friends to sell at their booksale(s). The library cannot accept the following materials:

  • Magazines
  • Textbooks
  • Uncorrected Proofs
  • Audiotapes
  • VHS tapes
  • Phone books
  • Yearbooks

Donate from your Tax Returns
Information can be found here about donating to foundations from your tax returns. Our foundation code is: 204701.

Thank you for supporting your library!

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