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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Cumberland Public Libraries

Located In Cumberland County
Where To Find Us
Cumberland Public Libraries Headquarters
21 Acadia St
Amherst, NS B4H 4W3
Areas Served Cumberland County
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Phone 902-667-2135
Contact Denise Corey, Chief Librarian; Email:
Description & Services
Information The Cumberland Public Libraries are made up of seven libraries, a Borrow by Mail service, and a headquarters office. The seven libraries are located in Advocate Harbour, Amherst, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pugwash, River Hebert, and Springhill. 
Quick Facts About Your Library: 
-Cumberland Public Libraries serves all residents of Cumberland County via 7 libraries and the Borrow by Mail Service.  
-1 in 4 residents of Cumberland County have an active library card. 
-There are over 70,000 items on the shelves at our 7 libraries and access to millions more through Interlibrary Loan.  
-CPL offers downloadable audiobooks and e-books via . 
-We provide free access to 38 computers County-wide
Special Information
Tags Festivals/Events ; Fundy Connect ; Library ; Recreation Categories ; Seniors ; Youth