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Student Summer Job

Are you a resident of Nova Scotia returning to school in the Fall? Would you like to work with us this summer? Find out more about our Summer student job and how to apply HERE

Public Meeting on the State of the Library

The Cumberland Regional Library Board invites you to a meeting on the state of the Cumberland Public Libraries. We will be discussing the library budget, funding, and how we did in the past year.

Four Fathers Library
21 Acadia St., Amherst
Thursday, April 25 - 7:00pm

Look for more Wellness Friday sessions in June!

Upcoming Author Readings

Shandi Mitchell
Shandi Mitchell is an author and filmmaker. Her debut novel Under This Unbroken Sky won the 2010 Commonwealth regional Prize for First Book (Canada/Caribbean), the Thomas Head Raddall Fiction Award, and the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award. Her new novel, The Waiting Hours will be published in April.

Thursday, May 9 ~7:00-8:00pm
Four Fathers Library, 21 Acadia St.

Allison Watson
Our very own Allison Watson will be reading from, and answer questions about, her new and very personal book: Transplanted: My Cystic Fibrosis Double-Lung Transplant Story.

Tuesday, May 14 ~7:00-8:00pm
Springhill Library, 85 Main St.

Tuesday, June 4 ~7:00-8:00pm
Four Fathers Library, 21 Acadia St.

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.

Make a Donation

Your support enriches the public library system in Cumberland County.

For each $25 donation, you will receive a bookplate that will be printed with your name and placed in a new Cumberland Public Libraries book.

Make a donation to honour a friend, colleague, favourite teacher, or to remember a loved one.

Your generosity will help us provide new books and programs for our thousands of library visitors each year.

You will also receive a tax receipt for your donation.

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