Mon.-Thur. 10am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Our wonderful Children's Librarian Mrs. Forte is retiring. While we can never replace her, we are seeking applicants to fill the position. Below is the posting:
Coordinator of Children’s Services
McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, New Jersey is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and creative
person to coordinate and perform story hour and other programs for the
children at our small community library.
and conduct programs for children which encourage reading, viewing and
listening skills and use of the Library facilities and materials.
- Develop, publicize and implement programs and
services for children and their caregivers.
- Engage in outreach to school, daycares and
preschools, and other community organizations and agencies that serve
children and their caregivers.
- Perform statistical and narrative reports to support
the children’s programs.
- Participate in library organizations and attend
meetings and workshops as related to children’s programs.
Qualifications: prior children’s programming
or teaching experience, ability to work independently and responsibly, strong
verbal and written communication skills and a love for libraries.
Qualified candidates may respond for
this position by e-mail or mail:
McCowan Memorial Library, 15 Pitman Avenue, Pitman, NJ 08071.
Resumes accepted through November 22nd;
position available mid-December.
those candidates who meet the requirements for this position will be contacted.
Our next McCowan Memorial Library Book Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00 pm. New members are always welcome! Our November book selection is "The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni. Extra copies of the book are available at the library. Please see the circulation desk. If you've already read it, we would love to have you join the discussion. Bring a friend!
As usual, there will be plenty of our normal activities here
at McCowan Library. Story Time, Gym Time
for kids, arts and crafts, and new adult programs are all coming our way this
fall. In addition, stop by to browse our
new books, magazines, DVDs and more.
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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