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News Releases from the Camden County Library System

For more information contact Mark Amorosi, Assistant Public Relations Officer, 856-772-1636, ext. 7323 or

Two Camden County Libraries Giving Free Books to Kids in Camden


VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 25, 2013 – The Camden County Library System is giving over one thousand free books to children and teens in Camden at two of its branches in the city. The books are being provided courtesy of the national First Book program, 6abc and the New Jersey Library Association.

The free books are being given to children and teens during the following program events scheduled for the Ferry Avenue and Rutgers Downtown Branch libraries.

Local Author to Visit and Sign Book at Voorhees Library


VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 18, 2013 – The M. Allan Vogelson Regional Library Branch will host a visit and book signing by Patti Sheehy, author of “The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom”, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 1 – 3 p.m.


Camden Co. Library Offers Online Homework Help Resources for Kids


VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 12, 2013 -- With the start of another school year, it’s useful to know how much reliable information  younger students and parents can find to do homework from a home Internet connection through services offered by the Camden County Library System.

New this year, the library is providing library card holders free access on its website to the services of Students and adult learners can get one-on-one online tutoring to help with their homework questions at

Also Kid’s Zone is a special section on the library’s website that includes homework help in a variety of forms. Go to the library’s home page at and click on Using the Library at the top where visitors will find the Kids Zone menu that includes a link to the Homework Help page.

County Library’s Cruz-Perez Branch Honored by “American Libraries”


NEWS RELEASE September 9, 2013

Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323

Included in Library Design Showcase as prime example of collaborative effort

VOORHEES, NJ – August 28, 2013 – The Camden County Library System is proud to announce that its Nilsa Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch on the Rutgers Camden campus has been included in the Design Showcase issue of “American Libraries” magazine, a national library publication.

The branch library is featured as a prime example of a collaborative effort between the county library system and Rutgers University-Camden.  The 5,000 square-foot Cruz-Perez branch is located in the Paul Robeson Library on the university’s campus, where it provides library services to the residents of Camden.

 “It’s quite an honor to be included in the national showcase feature of one of the most prestigious magazines in the library profession,” says Camden County Library Director Linda Devlin.

Get Ready for School with a Card from the Camden County Library System


VOORHEES, NJ – August 26, 2013 – As students go back to school this September, the Camden County Library System wants to make sure that everyone of them has one of the most important school supplies – a library card.

Students can rely on the library for materials, programs and services that support academic achievement.   It’s useful to know the library’s website provides resources for homework help accessible online from any Internet connection, 24/7 and now, through a new partnership with, library customers will have access to the service’s online tutors.

M. Allan Vogelson Teen Film Festival Announces Winners


Audience of over 50 watched nine submissions by local teen video artists

VOORHEES, NJ – August 23, 2013 – The Camden County Library System is proud to announce the winners of its Fourth Annual M. Allan Vogelson Library Teen Film Festival held Tuesday night, Aug. 20, 2013.

The Judges’ Pick was “Stolen Hours” by 17 year-old Dan Mosley and the Viewers’ Pick was “Another Door Opens” by 15 year-old Jason Joseph. The pieces were selected from a field of nine submissions this year. Both Mosley and Joseph are students at Eastern Camden County Regional High School in Voorhees.

Work at Voorhees Library Requires 3-Week Shutdown of Elevator


Camden County Library System

                                                         203 Laurel Rd, Voorhees, NJ 08043
NEWS RELEASE August 6, 2013

Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323

Summer Clearance Book Sale Returns to Bellmawr Library


NEWS RELEASE August 6, 2013

Contact: Mark Amorosi, Assistant Public Relations Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323

Proceeds go to support teen programming

Philly Zoo Creatures from Beneath Your Feet Visit Voorhees Library


VOORHEES, NJ – August 2, 2013 – The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System hosted a visit on Saturday, July 20, 2013 for some critters from the Philadelphia Zoo that like to live underground. The Zoo brought four animals for kids to see, meet and learn about as part of the library’s summer reading theme of Dig into Reading for kids.

Free Instruction Offered by Literacy Volunteers of Camden County


Literacy Volunteers of Camden County                        

For Immediate Release – July 18, 2013

Contact: Denise Weinberg (856) 772-1636 X 7331

New students welcome

VOORHEES, NJ -- July 18, 2013 --Do you know a Camden County adult who could benefit from free one-on-one tutoring in reading or math?   Literacy Volunteers of Camden County offers free instruction to residents whose skills are below 6th grade level.


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