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Updated 11/22/2022

As of the date above, at-home rapid response Covid-19 test kits are still available. 


Trustees Needed

The library’s Board of Trustees is looking for two new trustees. The duties and responsibilities can be found here. The application can be downloaded at this location. Please fill out the application and return it to the library, if interested in this volunteer position.


Raffle Item on Display at Library

The Woman’s Club of Cumberland is holding a raffle for an 8-Quart 9-in-1 Instant Pot Multi-Cooker + Air Fryer. Half of the raffle proceeds will go to the library with the remaining half being used by the Woman’s Club to support local groups, organizations and projects.

Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00 and are available from any Woman’s Club member or at the library, where the item is on display. The drawing will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 1:30 PM during the library’s Holiday Open House.

What a great Christmas gift for yourself or someone you love! Come by to check out this raffle item and buy a ticket – or more than one. 🙂 We appreciate your support!


Come play Native American Heritage BINGO!

Learn more about Native Americans, their culture and history while trying to win a $5 gift certificate to a local restaurant. Clues are posted daily on Facebook and a weekly compilation here on the website. The first person to bring in a card with one of the four types of BINGO is the winner. Cards and a list of the rules can be picked up at the library through the end of November. Good luck!

 


New Fall Activities Planned!

The new fall activities have been set up and the information can be found in this site’s calendar as well as the Cumberland County VA Happenings calendar and on Facebook. In addition, the information will be located in the county’s new Program Guide, which will be distributed shortly. A list of the activities at the library as well as any upcoming closings can be found in the picture below.

Registration required for classes and workshops – even to get the Zoom link information for  hybrid classes. Fees are required for some activities.


Community Events Calendar now available for Cumberland County

Cumberland County now has a calendar of events and activities for residents to check to see what’s going on. There are 12 sub-calendars which feed into the main Cumberland County VA Happenings interface.

11 of  the sub-calendars are maintained by

      • Cumberland County
      • The county’s Parks & Recreation Department
      • Cumberland County Public Schools
      • Cumberland County Elementary School
      • Cumberland Middle School
      • Cumberland High School
      • Cumberland Dukes’ Athletics
      • Bear Creek Lake State Park
      • 4-H/Cumberland County Extension
      • Delma’s Pantry/Cumberland PATH
      • Cumberland County Public Library (and its Friends of the Library group)

The 12th calendar is called Community Events and is maintained by the library for community organizations, churches and local groups to share details about their special activities, events, and fundraisers. It is not designed for things that occur regularly each week. Anyone who wants to get their items on the calendar can complete the online event form located here or send an email to the the library with all pertinent event information to cumberlandlibraryva@gmail.com.

To access the Cumberland County VA Happenings calendar, you can click here or on the picture above to see the posted activities. Be sure to bookmark the calendar while you are there!


Cumberland County Public Library is pleased to be an affiliate with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. County residents now have the option to sign up their children to receive free books through the program. Sent directly to the child at the address on record, books are mailed monthly to registered youngsters from birth to the age of 5.

Cumberland County residents who wish to register their children for the program have several options. They can register online at https://imaginationlibrary.com/usa/find-my-program/ using the locality’s affiliate code “VA – Cumberland County” or they can enter their household zip code to locate the program. A registration form can be downloaded by clicking on the image to the left. Residents can also pick up a registration form at the library at 1539 Anderson Highway, Cumberland VA 23040.


Classes, Events and Activities at the Library

Classes, events and activities are once again being planned and offered through the library. Check out our Classes/Events Page here.


Mobile Office Hours for US Representative Bob Good VA-05

Lisa Kyle, the Field Director for US Representative Bob Good (VA-05) will be holding mobile office hours at the library on the first Thursday of each month from 9 AM to 11 AM. Community residents who wish to discuss policy or have issues that require Rep. Good’s assistance should plan to visit the library and talk with Lisa during her monthly visits.


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This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.