Our delivery system is back up and running! Pitman cardholders are now able to place holds on materials from other libraries in our consortium. However, please be aware that the Margaret E. Heggan and Franklin Township libraries are not accepting holds at this time and therefore you will not be able to place holds on items in their collections.
Before You Come to the Library-
Here are key things you need to know:
You must be wearing a mask to enter. You must have medical permission to enter without
a mask and you must have that permission with you.
We will have a hand sanitizing station at the
library entrance and we will require patrons to sanitize their hands upon
Safe social distancing will be required.
All chairs have been removed from our public
spaces. We strongly encourage our patrons
to select their materials, check them out, and exit the building. Lingering in our library is strongly
Our rest rooms will not be available to the
public at this time.
We understand that this will be a new and sometimes
difficult environment. We ask for your patience
as we go through this process. Not only
are these provisions designed to keep our patrons and staff as safe as
possible, but they are required by the state in order to remain open. Thank you for your continued support!
For those who do not wish to enter the library, curbside pickup will continue! Here is how it will work:
You can place material requests by calling us at 856-589-1656 or via email (email@example.com) and
social media anytime.
· We will let you know when the material is available.
· Call us when you are outside the library and we will run it out to you.
Attention McCowan Memorial Library Patrons:
In the interests of honoring our responsibilities to our
patrons in the face of the Coronavirus, we have made the decision to suspend
the checkout of our Museum Passes effective immediately. The pass program will resume at some point yet to be determined.
Courtesy of the Friends of McCowan Memorial Library, the following museum passes are available:
of Natural Sciences
State Discovery Museum
- American History Museum at Deptford NJ
- Museum of the American Revolution
- The Mutter Museum New!!
- Penn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology New!!
LOVE OUR LIBRARY!!!....The"Friends of the Library" invite you to become
a member and support McCowan Memorial Library in 2019. The "Friends"
engage in fundraising to financially assist the library, paying for performers and programs, supporting the summer reading program,
children's programming, furniture and books that the library might
otherwise not be able to afford. A great way to give back to your community. Checks are made payable to Friends of
McCowan, 15 Pitman Ave. Pitman, NJ 08071
Do You Belong to a Book Club? Try our Book Club in a
Bag......12 books, book log, discussion questions included. Check out
period is 8 weeks. Titles available:
- "The Room" by Emma
- "Amen, Amen, Amen" by Abby
- "Little Bee" by Chris
- "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de
- "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
- "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes
- "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman
- "Behind Closed Doors" by B.A. Paris
- "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng
- "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens
- "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
titles available at GCLS. Call 856-589-1656 for more
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