Tutor.com gives you access to live, online tutoring help for K-12 and college students who need help with homework, studying, projects, essay writing, and test prep in every subject. Library cardholders and visitors in the library can work with an online tutor 7 days a week between 12:00 pm and 12:00 am (noon to midnight). And there's so much more!
New! Get Your Due Date Receipt via Email
Receipt Your Way
We now have the ability to email a due date receipt to you, and you can still get a paper receipt if you want one. Next time you check out, simply ask us to email your slip to you.
Prefer the paper slip? No problem! We can do both.
Take your mates to Outback Steakhouse, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Friends of Simpson Library! It's also a chance to check out their new location at the Capital City Mall. Bring a dine-out flyer and give it to your server.
The 2020 Online Auction is almost here! We have a delightful selection of art, collectibles, handmade items, gourmet food, event experiences, and gift cards for you. It's the perfect place to shop for weddings, graduations, or birthdays — or just to treat yourself!
Enjoy family, friends, and great food at JoJo's of Mechanicsburg, and 15% of the cost of your meal will be donated to the Friends of the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library. Pick up a flyer at the library today, or print and fill out the online flyer.Valid at both Jo Jo's locations.
Mah jongg meets every Thursday, and beginners are welcome. Registration is required. Tea and Stitches and our book clubs continue to meet via Zoom, as does the Apple Users Group. Please email Joelene Diana at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kindergarten Club, First Grade Club, and Homeschool Book Club are back. STEM and LEGO clubs now meet on Thursdays. Zoom STEM challenges continue on the second Tuesday. Various story times meet through the week, and don't forget about block parties!
Remember the 80’s? MTV, Rubik's Cube, teased hair, Michael Jackson, Cabbage Patch Kids, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Wow us with your memory — from your couch! Once again, Cheaters Never Prosper is hosting a virtual trivia game for us. Only 25 people can sign up, and your entire household can play under one sign-up. Please register online for this event.
Bob Dylan's lyrics remain true today, and our schedule is changing as well. Also, to comply with COVID-19 guidelines, attendance is limited. Please register for all programs; walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Programs meet in the library and at local parks. Check the Events Calendar for details.
Our lobby display this month features some of the items available to bid on during our Online Auction. All the exciting items can be previewed online beginning September 21. Bidding begins September 26 and ends October 4. All proceeds benefit programs and services provided at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library.
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.
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, 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 Aidcan now accept donations under specific guidelines. ContactCommunity Aidfor details. Please do not place items outside the bins; if the bin is full, please take your donation to a donation center.
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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