Welcome to the Cumberland Public Library! We have an abundance of great books to read, and desktop computers all free to the public! Stop on by and see what we have to offer!

4H Week

Thank you Union Leaders 4H Club for decorating our window at the Cumberland Public Library for National 4H Week, October 5th-11th.

Cumberland Library


Oct. 3 : Come & make a simple Fall Decoration at 10:00A.M. (Call to Register.)

Oct. 4 : Salad Luncheon at 12:00P.M. (All are welcome, bring a dish to share.)

Oct. 10 : Story Hour at 9:30A.M. (Story, hands on activity, and snack. Call the Library to register your child.)

Oct. 10 : Clover Kids 4:00-5:00P.M.

Oct. 11 : Dessert Luncheon at 2:30P.M.

Oct.. 24 Story Hour 9:30 A.M.

Nov. 1 : Salad Luncheon 12:00P.M.

Nov. 7 : Story Hour 9:30A.M.

Nov. 8 : Dessert at 2:30P.M.

Nov. 14 : Clover Kids 4:00-5:00P.M.

Classes available for sign up at the Cumblerland Public Library include painting, computers, Kindle/e-readers , walking, health, exercise and nutrition.

We would once again like to do a walk to Atlantic. This is a walk on your own road, tread mill, or keeping track of your steps.  You will be tracked on a map at the Library. We all could have a healthy lunch together when we set and meet our goals.

Let’s have some fun! Please contact the Cumberland Public Library for more information.


Librarian Carolyn Hartmann applied for a grant from the Community Foundation of Southwest Iowa on behalf of the Cumberland Library for new computers. The library was awarded this grant and here are photos of the new computers and accompanying shelf!


Our Library

4-H Clover Kids

Clover kids’ projects from the 2015 Cass County Fair!

*Photos courtesy of Carolyn Hartmann, Librarian

Librarian, Carolyn Hartmann

Our Librarian - Carolyn HartmannCarolyn Hartmann became the Librarian in March of 2007, and has been an asset to our City’s library since.

Her daily responsibilities include: selecting, cataloging, and classifying library resources; answering enquiries: ensuring that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users (eg. children, adult learners, and schools); making improvements to accessibility of library resources; maintaining statistical and financial records; using library systems and specialist computer applications; promoting and marketing services; assisting with the use of computer equipment; and supporting independent research and learning.