Even though physical libraries in Cumberland County are closed, the Cumberland County Library System offers an array of online services that can be accessed with a Cumberland County Library System card. Don't have a library card? Fill out the online form and get a barcode and PIN so that you can access our online services. Please be patient -- this is not an automated system. Library staff will set up your account as soon as possible. Full details are available here.
If you already have a library card with our system, please do not use this form to get a new card. If you are having trouble accessing our services because you’ve forgotten your PIN, you can reset your PIN provided you have an email address associated with your account.
We miss seeing all of our friends at story times and clubs, so we are bringing the library to you! Check back every week for new videos to share with your kids. Check out our list of online resources for you and your children to enjoy from home.
In these unprecedented times, Simpson Library is a constant, and that's thanks to the caring support of our generous community members. Your gift will help keep Simpson Library strong and more prepared to adapt to the changing times and growing need for our many critical services. Will you show your appreciation and support for your local library by making a gift?More.
We'll have a delightful selection of art, collectibles, handmade items, gourmet food, event experiences, and gift cards for you.
Thank you to our generous presenting sponsor!
A Taste of Mechanicsburg
RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 4
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. Tickets already purchased will still be honored.
Chipotle Dine-Out Tuesday, May 12, 4:00 to 8:00 pm, depending on COVID-19 situation and "stay at home" orders
Make dinner a selfless act by eating at Chipotle on the Carlisle Pike -- 33% of the proceeds will be donated to the Friends of the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library! Pick up a flyer at the library or download one online and show it on your smartphone to support the cause. More.
All in-person library programs are cancelled for April and May.
We will resume programming as soon as we can do so safely. No in-person programs will be held in April and May. Meanwhile, we are working to bring you online content, activities, information, ideas, and inspiration while we are closed. Visit our Web page or check us out on Facebook.
Did you know that you can now donate to the library monthly? It's easy and quick. Many donors prefer to have their giving carried over the course of the year, rather than given at one time. Monthly gifts can be automatically made through PayPal. More.
If you shop at Amazon, use AmazonSmile, select Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, and 0.5% of your eligible purchase prices will be donated to Simpson Library.
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.
Community Aid stores and donation centers are closed in compliance with the Governor's order. They are legally prohibited from picking up at bins or receiving at donation centers. Please, keep your donations safe by keeping them at home.
Bags for Books: For each reusable bag used by shoppers, Karns will donate 3 cents to local public libraries. Bring your reusable bags every time you shop at Karns and help support Simpson Library.
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