November 30th, 2015

Cecil County Public Library Bookmobile

bookmobileSo many Cecil County citizens tell us that they remember the impact the bookmobile had on them when they were children.  Today, lack of transportation and isolation is still a challenge for many Cecil County children and families and our bookmobile is as important as ever to continue opening the world of reading, books, and imagination to Cecil’s children.

We recognize the needs of our community and target our bookmobile outreach and services to meet the needs of children and families less likely to come to a library branch. We have introduced programs like “My Special Book” for our youngest students to come aboard the bookmobile and choose a high-quality hard-covered book to keep.

Our bookmobile is a critical tool in our outreach to these communities but growing mechanical issues have created disruptions in service. We need a new bookmobile to ensure continued, high-quality service. Together with the Friends of the Cecil County Public Library, we plan to raise significant funds toward the purchase of the new vehicle.

Strong community support of this indispensable program is vitally important to securing additional funding from the county for the purchase of a new bookmobile.

Share your bookmobile memories with us!  (410) 996-1055 x129  or  

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November 16th, 2015

International Games Day: Saturday, November 21

tabletopgamingLet’s celebrate at Cecil County Public Library! The goal of International Games Day is to connect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.

On Saturday, November 21, 2015, more than one thousand libraries around the world will showcase gaming programs and services in support of IGD15.

Gaming of all types at the library encourages young patrons to interact with a diverse group of peers, share their expertise with others (including adults), and develop new strategies for gaming and learning. Plus, it’s a way for traditionally underserved groups to have fun in the library and interact with other members of the community. International Games Day @ Your Library is a great opportunity for families to get out of the house and play together in the one community institution that welcomes everyone.

Join us for these special programs on Saturday, November 21:

International Games Day
Join thousands of people playing card and board games in libraries around the world! For adults, teens, older children and families.
Perryville – 12 pm
Chesapeake City – 1 pm
North East – 1:30 pm
Rising Sun – 2 pm

Be creative while you explore the world of Minecraft. Ages 8-13
Elkton Central Library
1 pm and 2:30 pm.

Call 410-996-5600 x481 to sign up or visit our website.

What are your favorite games?

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