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Mon.-Thur. 10am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
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McCowan Memorial Library
15 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, NJ 08071
PH (856) 589-1656
FAX (856) 582-4982

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ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ!! SUMMER READING IS HERE!! Sign up for the summer reading club and get a free book bag. Return your reading log by September 3 to be entered in the prize drawing. Grand prize is a Kindle Fire!!

Check out our summer calendar of events. Lots of fun programs for kids all summer long. Most programs require advance registration. Sign-ups are one week prior to program date. See calendar for more details. 
  • July 12 @ 2:00 p.m. "Day at the Races" Race Car Craft   Ages 5 and up
  • July 14 @ 2:00 p.m. "Twinkie Race Car"  Ages 5 and up
  • July 19 @ 2:00 p.m. "Everyone's a Winner" Trophy Craft   Ages 5 and up
  • July 21 @ 2:00 p.m. "Shoot...Score" Basketball Craft   Ages 5 and up
  • July 26 @ 2:00 p.m.  Light Up Firefly Craft  Ages 5 and up
  • July 28 @ 2:00 p.m.  Frisbee Golf (9 holes!!)  Ages 5 and up
  • August 2 @ 2:00 p.m. "Hip Hop Fit" presented by Richard Holmes  Ages 5 and up
  • August 4 @ 2:00 p.m.  Old Time Games and Music  Ages 5 and up
  • August 9 @ 2:00 p.m.  Souper Soup Spectaculer  Ages 5 and up
  • August 11 @ 2:00 p.m.  Fruit Salad Fun  Ages 5 and up
  • August 16 @ 2:00 p.m.  YOGA for Kids  Ages 5 and up
  • August 18 @ 2:00 p.m.  Kids Canvas Workshop "Starry Night"  Ages 5 and up
  • August 23 @ 2:00 p.m.  "Team Building Fun"  Tower Building Contest  Ages 5 and up
  • August 25 @ 2:00 p.m.  LEGO Party  Ages 5 and up
  • August 26 @ 6:00 p.m.  "Bach to Rock: The Science of Sound" presented by Caryn Lin  All ages welcome!!

Weekly storytimes and afterschool crafts!! See the Children's link for a monthly schedule of events.

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 
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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