Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Library Accepting Applications for Local Authors Showcase

Writers from the Sandhills region are invited to participate in the Local Authors’ Showcase on 4th Friday, June 24, 2016. The event runs from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Pate Room of Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane.
Local authors may submit an application to participate. Space is limited, and authors will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for a table at the event, published authors should download an application form from the library’s website: cumberland.lib.nc.libguides.com/authors. Please mail completed applications by June 3 to:
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
ATTN: Erika Earp
300 Maiden Lane
Fayetteville, NC 28301.

The Local Authors’ Showcase gives the community a chance to meet area writers and learn more about their books. For more information, please contact program coordinator Erika Earp at 483-7727 x1350 or eearp@cumberland.lib.nc.us.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Headquarters Library

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Headquarters Library on Sunday, June 12 at 3 p.m. with special guest speakers and light refreshments.

Private citizens raised $700,000 toward the construction of Headquarters Library, which was combined with local, state and federal government funds for an approved project budget of $4.66 million.

Headquarters Library By the Numbers 
FY '14 - '15

Visitors: 332,187
Items Loaned: 209,993
Programs: 731
Program Attendance: 23,616
Meeting Room Attendance: 25,418

Monday, May 16, 2016

Libraries closed for Memorial Day holiday

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, all locations are closed Monday, May 30. All locations reopen on Tuesday, May 31. If you wish to return any items when the library is closed, please use the book drops located outside all library locations. Materials may be renewed on the library's website or by calling (910) 223-0431.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Fayetteville State Professor Discusses Science and the Bible at Bordeaux Branch

This month at Bordeaux Branch (3711 Village Drive) Professor Philip Senter, Ph.D. of Fayetteville State University presents a three-part conversation on science and the Bible. Dr. Senter draws together speculation, scientific evidence, theories and other subjects surrounding these two traditionally controversial topics.

All programs are held at Bordeaux Branch and registration is recommended and can be completed online, by telephone or in person at any branch. If you’d like to find more information on other free programs at a library near you please visit www.cumberland.lib.nc.us. For more information, call 424-4008.

Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m.

Explore the history of the first five centuries of controversy in the early church over the historicity of the Pentateuch: the opinions of 41 theologians who took a stand as to whether Genesis is allegory or history.

Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m.

Learn about scientific evidence for biological evolution and an old Earth and how to reconcile this with the opening chapters of Genesis according to allegorical interpretations by early Christian theologians.

Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.

Explore the Genesis Flood, the Genesis Patriarchs and the Exodus narratives: What do geology and archeology have to say about these stories and how did Christian theologians of the first five centuries interpret them?


Thursday, March 10, 2016

Are You Prepared for Severe Weather?

March 6-12 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week and our guide gives you convenient access to information to help you and your family stay safe. Learn More....

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Election 2016 Online Library Guide

Our Information Services staff is providing this guide to provide you with information about voting in the 2016 elections. Learn More....