Cumberland County Public Library


Updated 8/16/2022

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

New T-Shirts Available to Order!

It’s T-Shirt time again!

And this time we have some design and color options for celebrating National Book Month in October!

Available in Gold (Adult only) or Sport Grey (Adult or Child), we have the “It’s not just a book, It’s an Adventure” shirt. If we have 12 shirts ordered in this design and either color, we can have the library name printed on the left sleeve. The gold shirt (Adult only) is ultra-soft, pre-shrunk 100% ring spun cotton. The sport grey shirts (Adult or Child) are 90/10 ring spun cotton/poly.

Available in Purple (Adult or Child) or Lime Green (Adult only), we have the “Take a Look Inside a Book” shirt. If we have 12 shirts ordered in this design and either color, we can have the library name printed on the left sleeve. These shirts are premium quality 100% pre-shrunk cotton.

Adult sizes for all four colors/designs are Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X and 5X.

Children’s sizes are:

  • “Take a Look Inside a Book” – Purple only – Small (6-8), Medium (10-12), Large (14-16)
  • “It’s Not Just a Book, It’s an Adventure” – Sport Grey only – Small (6-8), Medium (10-12), Large (14-16)

All shirts are $14.00 each with payment due when the shirts arrive. The deadline for ordering the shirts is Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at the close of business. If you have any questions, please call the library at (804) 492-5807.

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

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 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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