Cumberland County Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Cumberland County Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by event type:
Critters, Creeks and
Monday, Jul. 26, 2PM
The American Littoral Society invites kids ages 6 and up to learn about some of the cool things in their environment! We’ll discover the bugs that live in our freshwater streams, oysters, and other creatures from the bay, where our drinking water comes from, and what we can do to protect and conserve water for animals and people.  
 
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 10-11:30AM
Basic features; learn how to use the mouse, keyboard, open programs from the menu or desktop.
Tween Club for Ages
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2-3PM
Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to join us for stories, activities and crafts as we explore this year’s Summer Reading theme: Tails & Tales. This program will take place inside the library. Attendance will be limited, and current Cumberland County Covid-19 protocols will be followed. Registration is required. You may register online here.
Teen Paint Night
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 6-7:30PM
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us for a night of painting with art teacher Tara Sherman! Everyone will get to create a masterpiece to take home that night. No experience is needed, and all supplies will be provided. 

Registration is required for this in-person event, and current Cumberland County Covid-19 protocols will be followed. You may register online here.
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 6PM
Radio historian Steve Darnall will put the spotlight on those heroes who made their way from comic strips and comic books to radio in the 1930s, including Little Orphan Annie, Dick Tracy and Superman, as well as some legendary heroes who began in radio... and went on to conquer the world. A Virtual Presentation.
 
Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 29, 10:30AM
Children ages 5 and younger and a caregiver can join us as we share stories, songs, finger plays and movement activities! Library story times are a fun way to help your child develop skills they will need to be ready to read.
Thursday, Jul. 29, 2-3:30PM
Learn how to type or just improve your typing skills.
Family Night with Ey
Thursday, Jul. 29, 6:30PM

Families are invited to join Eyes of the Wild, an exotic animal refuge, for an in-person, live animal event! We’ll learn about five different exotic animals and get to touch some, too. Registration is required for this in-person event, and current Cumberland County Covid-19 protocols will be followed. You may register online here.
 

Monday, Aug. 2, 2-3PM
Kids ages 6-8 are invited to join us for a discussion of the book Fox & Rabbit written by Beth Ferry and illustrated by Gergely Dudás. The brief discussion will be followed by a Zoom visit with author Beth Ferry. 
 
Tuesday, Aug. 3, 3-4PM
Kids ages 9-12 are invited to join us for a discussion of the book El Deafo by Cece Bell. Upon registration, participants will receive a free copy of the book while supplies last.
Teen Dungeons & Drag
Tuesday, Aug. 3, 5-7PM
Teens are invited to play Dungeons and Dragons! On Tuesday, July 20, our Dungeon Master will go over the basics of how to play D&D and take players on a custom adventure! Teens will have the opportunity to make their own original characters, but pre-made characters will also be available.
Teen Book Discussion
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 4-5PM
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us for a discussion of the book Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz followed by a Zoom visit with the author! Upon registration, participants will receive a free copy of the book while supplies last.
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 6PM

Test your General Trivia knowledge with Steve from The Quiz Kids, one of South Jersey’s premiere Trivia Hosts! Get a team of friends together and take part in some friendly (and brainy!) competition with this fun and unique program.

Story Time
Thursday, Aug. 5, 10:30AM
Children ages 5 and younger and a caregiver can join us as we share stories, songs, finger plays and movement activities! Library story times are a fun way to help your child develop skills they will need to be ready to read.
Family Movie Night &
Thursday, Aug. 5, 5:30PM
Families are invited to watch a movie on our big screen! In this 2021 Disney movie, Raya must track down the last living dragon to help save her world. Following the movie, each child in attendance will receive a craft kit to take home.
Saturday, Aug. 7, 11AM
Exercise your creative muscles and put together a little something special for your furry friends! Materials will be provided- just bring yourself.

Registration is required for this in-person event and current Cumberland County Covid-19 protocols will be followed. Please call (856) 453-2210 Ext. 26104 to register or for more information.
Teen End of Summer P
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 6-7:30PM
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with some pizza and games. Registration is required for this in-person event, and current Cumberland County Covid-19 protocols will be followed. You may register online here
Wednesday, Aug. 11
Astronomy expert and diehard Star Trek fan Paul Cirillo will look back to 1966 to share some interesting facts about the original Star Trek TV series and the cast. Of course, there will be a few trivia questions for die-hard fans!  After the presentation, there will be an open discussion for everyone to share their Star Trek memories, experiences, and memorabilia.
Story Time
Thursday, Aug. 12, 10:30AM
Children ages 5 and younger and a caregiver can join us as we share stories, songs, finger plays and movement activities! Library story times are a fun way to help your child develop skills they will need to be ready to read.
Family Concert with
Thursday, Aug. 12, 6:30PM
Get ready to dance the night away in our outdoor courtyard! Singer, guitarist, and all-around entertainer Ian Gallagher will perform a family-friendly program of Irish folk music and oldies songs.
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