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Mon.-Thur. 10am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Closed Sunday

McCowan Memorial Library
15 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, NJ 08071
PH (856) 589-1656
FAX (856) 582-4982


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News & Events
AUTHORS ON THE AVENUE
Friday, July 25th  6-9 pm
 
The library will host a book signing and meet and greet with 19 authors! You can even register to win a "Basket of Books"!
 
 
SEED LIBRARY MEETING
Tuesday, July 29th  7pm
 
Did you participate in our Seed Library over the spring/summer? Stop by the library to catch up about your progress and to hear about other exciting plans for moving forward!
 
 
AFTERSCHOOL F-U-N for kids ages 5-10 TUESDAYS at 4:00 p.m.
 
 
FURever as Friends Pet Therapy Reading Program is held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Children can read to a cuddly, comforting pet while improving reading skills and confidence. Adult permission is required.
  • July 2 @ 6:30
  • July 16 @ 6:30
  
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT BY BOB REID IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM 
 
 
 

McCOWAN LIBRARY BOOKCLUB - meets the 4th Wednesday of every month All meetings are at 7:30pm in the McCowan Memorial Library. New members welcome!

 

  • September 24 - "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

 

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.

  • August 13th - Plant a Shady Garden
  • September 10th - Seed Collection

 

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.

 

  
  
NEWS AND 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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