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March 4-10:Doug Knockwood, Mikmaw Elder (Doug Knockwood)
March 11-17:The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes (Bridget Canning)
March 18-24: Louisbourg or Bust: a Surfer’s Wild Ride Down Nova Scotia’s Drowned Coast (RC Shaw)
March 25-31: Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present (Robyn Maynard)

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FREE One-on-one Technology Sessions


Cumberland Public Libraries is here to help!

At your local library you can book a FREE 50 minute one-on-one session with staff to help with any issues you may be having with your personal device.

Phone your library to book a session!
Advocate Library - 902-392-2214
Four Fathers Library, Amherst - 902-667-2549
Oxford Library - 902-447-2440
Parrsboro Library - 902-254-2046
Pugwash Library - 902-243-3331
River Hebert Library - 902-251-2324
Springhill Miners Memorial Library - 902-597-2211

Top 5 reads of 2018 by library staff

These are the favourite books that staff read last year. They didn't have to be books published in 2018 or even be library books, just something they really enjoyed reading last year.


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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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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.

Download Audiobooks & eBooks

Download audiobooks & e-books with our Digital Media Downloads Service.


Need help to download e-books or audiobooks? Check out OverDrive Help.