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McCowan Memorial Library
15 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, NJ 08071
PH (856) 589-1656
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GOT BOOKS? The Friends of the McCowan Memorial Library will be selling books at the Pitman Fall Craft Fair on September 20. The library will accept book donations until August 31st for the sale. We are looking for gently used hardbacks, softbacks, fiction/non-fiction, cookbooks and children's books.
 
 
SEED LIBRARY MEETING
Discussion Topic "Saving Seeds"
Tuesday, August 19  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!
 
SUMMER READING FINALE IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 21ST AT 2:00 PM!!
Science + Stories = SCIENCETELLERS  an interactive and fun program for kids of all ages. Bring your reading lists and be entered in our prize drawing. 
  
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.
  • August 20 @ 6:30
  • September 3 @ 6:30
  • September 17 @ 6:30
  
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT BY ANNE 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.

  • 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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