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Author Reading: Linda Little

Linda Little, author of Grist, Strong Hollow, and Scotch River,
will be reading at the Four Fathers Library on
Wednesday, September 27 - 7:00pm.


Sponsored by Libraries 150.


Part Time Branch Assistant - Pugwash

Please find complete details and how to apply HERE.

150 Books of Influence

We are pleased to present the 150 Books of Influence reading list. The titles in the list were based on suggestions from librarians, publishers, and most importantly readers like yourself. There is something for everyone.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to make suggestions for the list!

The full list is available HERE.

CART - Children and Adults Reading Together

This exciting program is designed to introduce your pre-school child to the wonderful world of books. Lots of stories, games and fun activities with a focus on parents and children reading together.

C.A.R.T. is open to children ages 3-5 years old with their parent or caregiver. The program is FREE but it does require an 8 week commitment. It will run in the following locations and you must call to register. Please call for more information.

River Hebert - Wednesday from 1:00-2:30pm starting Oct. 4 (902-251-2324)

Amherst - Thursdays - 2 sessions - 1:00-2:30pm and 6:00-7:30pm starting Oct. 5 (902-667-2549)

Advocate - Fridays from 10:00-11:30am starting Oct. 6 (902-392-2214)

Parrsboro – Fridays from 1:00-2:30 pm starting Oct. 6 (902-254-2046)


Do you want to help your local library remain active and vibrant? Do you have a knack for fundraising or event planning?

Help us establish a Library Foundation to fundraise for the Cumberland Public Libraries.

A public meeting providing more information will be held on:

Tuesday, October 3rd - 7:00pm
Four Fathers Library
21 Acadia st., Amherst

Donate to celebrate 50 years!

Learn more about our anniversary fundraiser HERE.

Birthday Club

January - December 2017

To celebrate Cumberland Public Libraries turning 50 in 2017, we are running a Birthday Club all year long!

If you’re between the ages of 1 - 18, visit the front desk, say the magic words...“It’s my birthday month!” (and show your library card), to receive a free book!

Contact your local library for details.

Download Audiobooks & eBooks

Download audiobooks & e-books with our Digital Media Downloads Service.


Need help to download e-books or audiobooks? Check out OverDrive Help.

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Our Top 10


Want to know what's popular in Cumberland County?
Each month we update "Our Top 10" fiction and non-fiction books, and movies & t.v. series.
These titles are our most requested for the past month.