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!

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Cumberland Public Library  Activities for June & July

June 6: Conservationist Lora Kanning -Rocks- 10:00 A.M.

June 6: -Salad Luncheon- Noon

June 12: -Rock Painting- 10:00A.M.

June 13: Conservationist Lora Kanning -Frogs- 10:00A.M.

June 14: -Blank Park Zoo- 10:00 A.M.

July 10: Conservationist Lora Kanning -Animal Sounds- 10:00A.M.

July 11: -Shelby Co. Extension Office- 10:00 A.M.

July 11: -Dessert Luncheon– 2:30P.M.

July 17: Conservationist Lora Kanning -Bird sounds- 10:00A.M.

July 18: Cass Co. Ag & Soil Conservation – 1:00P.M.

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.