Phone (765) 478-3335

Email info at

Address  600 W. Main Street

Cambridge City, IN 47327

Monday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

What's Happening At CCPL

April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate, we invite everyone, no matter your age, to write some poetry on our sidewalks with chalk! Share lines of poetry from your favorite poet, or share original poetry that you have written. Chalk art is also welcome. Chalk will be provided at the front desk throughout this month, and some contributions may be featured on our social media.

Join us for a Virtual Poetry Slam on Wednesday, April 28th at 5:30 p.m. Share your original poetry or share poetry that you enjoy on the library’s Zoom channel with fellow poetry lovers. You supply your own coffee or tea at home. Just e-mail karen AT, to get the Zoom link, or call Karen at 765-478-3335 for more information.

After a long, cold winter, the tender life that has been waiting, dormant beneath the frigid ground and nourished by the chill winter rains and snow, is finally bursting forth with an explosion of colorful crocus, scylla, daffodils, hyacinths, and wildflowers. So, too, have the library’s tax shelves which have so long lain barren and empty finally, at long last, been filled to overflowing with an abundance of federal and state tax forms just waiting for you to pick up. Yes, it’s true! Our tax forms have arrived. If there is a specific form that you need beyond the basics, just ask at the front desk, and we can usually find and print out what you need. The federal government has extended the deadline for filing taxes for individuals to May 17th this year.

The Senior Center Book Club will meet, Wednesday, April 28th at 1:00 p.m. for a socially distanced book discussion of C.J. Box’s novel Open Season, a mystery / thriller set in Wyoming. The Senior Center Book Club meets at the Golay Center at 1007 E. Main St. in Cambridge City. You can pick your book up at the Senior Center.

Drop in the library to pick up a “Take and Make” craft home with you for the young person in your life. We currently have Easter and spring crafts. These crafts are most suited for children, ages pre-K through 8 years old.

If you need help with a resume, a job search, or other projects on the computer, please call the library at 765-478-3335 to schedule a time to work with Jodi Johnson, retired business teacher.

We welcome families with preschoolers to enroll in our popular 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Registering and logging books for this program is available online through our READsquared app that you can download to your smartphone or tablet. This program encourages families to read 1,000 books with their children before they enter kindergarten. Your child will get a free book from the library to keep after every 100 books read. When your family has read 1,000 books, your child will earn a special prize.

This year, the Leasing Corporation for the library building’s bond will hold their annual meeting on Tuesday, April 27th at 5:30 p.m., following the library’s Board of Trustees meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27th. The public is welcome to attend either or both meetings.

Evergreen Indiana is a growing consortium of public, school, and institutional libraries located throughout Indiana. Patrons of member libraries can use their Evergreen Indiana library card to view the catalogs and borrow materials from other member libraries

The free Libby app by Overdrive is the easiest way to get started with digital books, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Libby is available for Android, iOS, and in your browser at

INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library. INSPIRE is a collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents using any computer equipped with an Internet Protocol (IP) address located in Indiana.

World Book Online resources are available anytime, anywhere. World Book has been the trusted encyclopedia of school and public libraries for decades. World Book Online contains thousands of articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities. Please contact the library for login information.

Wowbrary regularly informs you by email and/or RSS about our newest books, movies and music. We make it easy for you to browse through the latest additions and place a hold on a new title by linking directly to Evergreen.

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