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Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
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McCowan Memorial Library
15 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, NJ 08071
PH (856) 589-1656
FAX (856) 582-4982

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 - SPECIAL STORYTIME!!! Author Lorraine Haddock will read "The Duck Without a Quack", a story about an orphaned duck adopted by a teenager and a cat named Tippy. Story times are 11:30 for 2-3 year olds and 1:15 for 4-5 year olds. Cute craft included. No registration necessary.


Hey Kids!! SUMMER READING IS HERE and EVERY HERO HAS A STORY!! Stop in and sign up for the reading club and read books all summer long. Return your book list and be eligible for Barnes and Noble gift cards a prizes. Stop in and grab a CALENDAR OF EVENTS!!
Sign ups for children's summer programs and events are ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE OF PROGRAM DATE. Call 856-589-1656 to register your child to participate in lots of fun summer programs. See the event calendar for details.
THE LIBRARY MUSEUM PASS PROGRAM IS NOW HERE!!! VISIT LOCAL MUSEUMS AND ATTRACTIONS FOR FREE!!! Courtesy of the Friends of McCowan Memorial Library, we have purchased passes to seven local museums and attractions. These passes may be checked out by McCowan Memorial Library patrons only. The following passes are now available for checkout:
  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Grounds for Sculpture
  • National Liberty Museum
  • South Jersey Mseum of American History
  • Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
  • Morris Arboretum
THE FRIENDS LOVE OUR LIBRARY!!!....The"Friends of the Library" invite you to become a member and support McCowan Memorial Library in 2015. The "Friends" engage in fundraising for such things as the summer reading program, children's programming, furniture and books that the library might otherwise not be able to afford. Checks are made payable to Friends of McCowan, 15 Pitman Ave. Pitman, NJ 08071 



MASTER GARDENERS QUESTIONS & ANSWERS - Your helpline to Gardening. Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Gardener's available from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Short discussion on garden plans each month at 7:00 p.m.  

Do You Belong to a Book Club? Try our new Book Club in a Bag......12 books, book log, discussion questions included. Check out period is 8 weeks. Titles available:  

  • "The Room" by Emma Donoghue
  • "Amen, Amen, Amen" by Abby Sher
  • "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave
  • "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" by Mark Haddon
  • "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
  • :Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer

More titles available at GCLS. Call 856-589-1656 for more information.  

Book/Grocery bags are on sale for $3.00 each. All proceeds go towards purchasing new books and supporting free programs at the library. 
Support the Friends of the Library!
  • Cat's Meow of the Library - $20.00
  • Library Notecards (pack of 10) - $5.00
  • Join the Friends of the Library. Individual memberships start at $10. All dues and contributions are tax deductible. Checks can be made payable to "The Friends of McCowan Memorial Library" and mailed to 15 Pitman Ave. Pitman, NJ 08071


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