Save the date for the 2020 Online Auction! We'll have a delightful selection of art, collectibles, handmade items, gourmet food, event experiences, and gift cards for you. More.
Thank you to our generous presenting sponsor!
If you are no longer getting emails about books on hold or due date reminders, please check your spam or junk email folders. We've heard from a lot of people lately whose notices are suddenly being filtered into their junk mail folder. Mark library emails as "not junk" or add the library email addresses to your contact list. A list of all Cumberland County library email addresses can be found here.
Kirsten Kline, Owner/Artistic Director of Reverence Studios, will teach this 45-minute class set to Disney music. Dads and daughters can create a special memory as you learn the basics of ballet and partnering together. More. Register.
A Taste of Mechanicsburg
Sunday, April 26, 2:00 to 5:00 pm
Simpson Library is honored to host A Taste of Mechanicsburg again this year. Sponsored by the Mechanicsburg Rotary Club and held at Simpson Library, this premiere event features the culinary talents of local food and beverage vendors. Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance. Simpson Library will be closed to the public on this day to prepare for and host the event. More.
Enjoy a delicious meal at Diener's Downtown Restaurant with your family and friends, and 20% of the cost of your meal will be donated to the Friends of the Simpson Public Library! Be sure to bring a dine-out flyer with you!
Enjoy a delicious meal at the Rossmoyne Isaac's and support the Friends of the Library at the same time whether you dine in, order take-out, or order online! Just present the dine-out flyer at the restaurant.
Celebrate all things Irish with a free concert by the authentic Celtic band “Across the Pond." These high-energy arrangements of Irish, Scottish, and American folk music will be sure to get your toes tapping and lift your spirits. More. Register online.
Harrisburg-based advocacy group Reanimator Threadworks will teach us how to sew useful things out of found materials. Sewing machines and materials will be available, but you may bring your own machine. More. Register online.
These events are free, but registration is required. Please register online using the links above.
Think you know about all things Disney? Test your knowledge of Disney movies, characters, stories, theme parks, history, and more at After Hours Trivia in March. Come in costume and earn an extra point.
We supply cups, bottle openers, snacks, and prizes. You bring your beverage of choice and your knowledge. This program is for adults, ages 21 and older. Registration is required.
Rhyme Time, Toddler Time, and Story Time are presented several times a week throughout the year, and Family Story Time is presented every Monday at 6:30 pm. Registration is not required; join us when you can. Visit our Children's Services page to view the current schedule.
All adults are invited to join any (or all!) of the book clubs that meet at the library. No registration is required, and new members are welcome! *Note:This month, the Sci-Fi book club will be reading the 2020 Longwood Gardens Community Read, Semiosis by Sue Burke. Read or listen to the book, join the discussion, and be entered to win a pass to Longwood Gardens.
Enjoy a nice cup of tea and work on your stitching project with other stitching enthusiasts every Tuesday morning from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm! On the fourth Tuesday of the month, our Extended Edition meets until 5:00 pm.
Our display in the lobby this month is provided by the Mechanicsburg Lions Club, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary of service in the community. Currently, the Mechanicsburg Lions Club has membership of over 40 men and women and is part of the largest service organization in the world. The areas of charitable contributions and service to the community are: Vision, Juvenile Diabetes, Hunger, Environment, Pediatric Cancer, and Engaging Youth. The display features items from the past 70 years illustrating photos of the Lions in action and and recognition of the club efforts. Thank you for all you do for the community, Mechanicsburg Lions Club!
There are many ways you can help ensure that the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library will continue to provide valued quality library services for generations to come. Our Sponsorship Opportunities catalog provides a variety of options.
Local businesses are supporting Simpson Library's events all year round by becoming Library Pillar Sponsors. Thank you Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory/Buhrig’s Gathering Place, Fry Communications, Chris Loeffert – State Farm Agency, Members 1st Federal Credit Union, and West Shore Home LLC for being 2020 Library Pillar Sponsors! We are grateful for your generous support!
The Friends of the Simpson Library support the library with fundraising activities, community activities, library programs, and advocacy for quality library service.