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Library Hours
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
Fall Storytime is here!!! Go to the Children's Tab to view the October calendar of children's programs and events. No registration is required for story times. 

REMINDER...NO FOOD OR DRINK IS ALLOWED DURING STORY TIME. 

THERE IS NO STORY TIME THE WEEK OF 10/3

Afterschool Crafts every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. for ages 5 and up

10/11 Fall Cupcake Craft
10/18 Ghost Craft
10/25 Pumpkin Canvas Painting
11/1  Fall Mason Jar Craft

SEPTEMBER IS LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH!!
Enter our drawing to win theater tickets and other prizes! Pitman residents with valid ID ages 5 and up are eligible to apply for a McCowan Memorial Library Card. Lost card? Replacement cards can be issued for a $2 replacement fee. 

SPECIAL FOURTH FRIDAY  EVENT!!
Friday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m.
GHOSTS HOUR, SPOOKS HOUR...a special, spooky story time for children and families. Kids will listen to "not so scary" stories, and make a ghost craft. Everyone is encouraged to come dressed as a friendly ghost and prizes will be awarded. 

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
  • Battleship New Jersey
  • Morris Arboretum
THE FRIENDS LOVE OUR LIBRARY!!!....The"Friends of the Library" invite you to become a member and support McCowan Memorial Library in 2016. 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 
  
ART EXHIBIT BY BOB REID IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM  
 
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.  

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