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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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 The library is seeking applicants for the position of Library Director. Applicants must possess a Master's degree in Library Science and/or Information Science. Resumes will be accepted through December 15th. Please submit all resumes by email or mail:
McCowan Memorial Library
15 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, NJ 08071

American Girl Doll Story Time and Fashion Show!!
Wednesday, December 13 @ 7:00 PM
Ages 5 and up....bring your doll and come dressed to walk the red carpet!!
Light refreshments, a story and a craft. Advance sign up is required. Call 856-589-1656

Annual Holiday Centerpiece Workshop
Tuesday, December 19th @ 4:00 PM
All ages welcome!! Make and take home a beautiful holiday centerpiece using fresh evergreens, holly and more.  
Scarecrow Contest Winners!
  • 1st Place - Lori's Loft
  • 2nd Place - Harry Potter by Anne and Brian Duvall
  • 3rd Place - Boro Hall
Courtesy of the Friends of McCowan Memorial Library, we have purchased passes to FIVE local museums and attractions. These passes may be checked out by McCowan Memorial Library patrons only. Please call the library at 856-589-1656 to reserve a pass or stop in to check on availability. The following passes are now available for checkout:
  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Grounds for Sculpture
  • Battleship New Jersey
  • Morris Arboretum
  • American History Museum at Deptford NJ (new)

October calendar of Children's Programs can be found by clicking on the Children's TAB above. 

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THE FRIENDS LOVE OUR LIBRARY!!!....The"Friends of the Library" invite you to become a member and support McCowan Memorial Library in 2017. 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 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
  • "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes
  • "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman
  • "Behind Closed Doors" by B.A. Paris

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

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