Search the catalog:   

 

  Search the Website

News

The Media Room


Camden County Library in the News

      Articles About the Camden County Library System

News Releases from the Camden County Library System


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

Freeholder Ian Leonard Recognized as Library Champion by NJLA

Unpublished

VOOHREES, NJ – April 21, 2015 – The Camden County Library is pleased to announce Freeholder Ian K. Leonard is being honored as a Library Champion by the New Jersey Library Association at its statewide annual conference in Long Branch today, Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Camden County Library Director Linda Devlin nominated Leonard for the 2015 award by which the NJLA recognizes “outstanding individuals who seek the partnership of their library for the purpose of bringing good to the community.”

In her letter of nomination, Devlin states, “Freeholder Leonard is passionate about literacy and helping those in need, and he wants to make a difference in the city where he lives, Camden, NJ.  During the past year, he was instrumental in the implementation of free reading classes for adults at the Nilsa Cruz-Perez branch library in Camden.  He was also the driving force behind the construction of this branch, which was opened on the Rutgers-Camden campus in 2012.”

Gloucester Twp. Branch Library to Hold Three-Day Book Sale in April

Unpublished

VOORHEES, NJ – April 17, 2015 -- The Gloucester Twp. Branch Library in Blackwood will hold its Annual Spring Book Sale from Thursday, April 23 to Saturday, April 25.

The sale offers items for all ages with bargains on books, VHS tapes, audio tapes and music CDs. Located at 15 S. Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ, the library will run the sale during the following dates and hours:

 

Camden County Library System Hosts Tall Tales with Kyle J

Unpublished

VOORHEES, NJ  - April 9, 2015 – Kyle Jakubowski, resident storyteller at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, will bring his engaging style to spin yarns for children at each of the Camden County Library’s eight branches during National Library Week, April 12 – 18, 2015.

Jakubowksi is known for working without a book and script yet engaging an audience’s imagination and participation to the delight of children at his story times. Five programs will be based on the theme of “Fractured Fairy Tales” at the following branches, dates and times.

Check Out Over 800 New Titles at Camden County Library System

Unpublished

VOORHEES, NJ – March 27, 2015 – The public can find hundreds of new titles that have been added to the Camden County Library System’ s collections by going to CamCat, the library’s  online catalog, on its home  page at www.camdencountylibrary.org

Visitors to the home page should click on the Catalog/Account link at the top, and they’ll find  Recently Added Titles are among the choices.

Discover Unlimited Possibilities at the Camden County Library System

Unpublished

VOORHEES, NJ – March 24, 2015 -- The Camden County Library System joins the American Library Association and libraries all across the country in observing National Library Week, April 12 – 18, 2015 to recognize the unlimited possibilities available at local libraries.

The Camden County Library offers possibilities that range from the practical to the entertaining. In October CCLS launched Career Online High School offering 35 adults in member communities the chance to earn a high school diploma and gain a career certificate.  The Nilsa Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch in Camden offers free, family-friendly reading classes for adults designed to encourage literacy skills among the entire family.

 

Voorhees Library to host Nurturing Workshop for Long-term Caregivers

Unpublished

VOORHEES, NJ – March 11, 2015 – The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System will host a workshop for caregivers that explores how keeping a diary can be used to help cope with the responsibilities and pressures of caregiving, Wednesday, March 25, 7 p.m.
Local author and poet Therese Halscheid plans to show how written thoughts can be transformative for caregivers based on her own long experience. Her father had brain damage for thirty years during which time she discovered the value of writing as a way of coping.

South County Library Hosts “Annie Oakley: ‘Aim for a High Mark’”

Unpublished

VOORHEES, NJ – March 9, 2015, –The Camden County Library System will host a live performance of  “Annie Oakley: ‘Aim for a High Mark’ ” at its South County Branch presented by the American Historical Theatre, Thursday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.

The performance will reveal the real woman behind the legend. Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey, was probably the most famous woman of her day, an international celebrity by today’s standards. The diminutive sharpshooter and exhibition shooter competed in a sport and in a world dominated by men. As a child she learned to shoot from practical necessity, hunting to feed her parents and siblings. Growing up poor, overcoming a difficult and even abusive childhood, she just did what she needed to do to survive and to keep her family going.

Camden County Library Graduates First NJ Students through Career Online High School

Unpublished

~~VOORHEES, NJ -  Feb. 26, 2015 – The Camden County Library System is proud to announce that two students enrolled in its Career Online High School have graduated early in the program that allows applicants a year and half to complete their coursework after they are accepted. They are the first students in all of New Jersey to graduate from the program.

Kirsten Hoy of Clementon completed her program in January while Angel Rodriguez of Camden learned he would be getting his diploma and career certification a few weeks ago.

Camden County was selected by the New Jersey State Library as the only South Jersey library to offer COHS in partnership with Cengage Learning. Launched in October 2014 the program gives adults who never completed high school the chance earn their diploma and get a career certification at the same time. COHS is made possible by a grant awarded to the New Jersey State Library from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
 

Free Museum Passes through Camden County Library Prove Popular

Unpublished

Tickets to 11 area museums and other attractions available to cardholders

NEWS RELEASE February 11, 2015
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Civil Rights Pioneer CJ Walker to be Portrayed at South County Library

Unpublished

VOOREES, NJ – January 28, 2015 – The South County Branch of the Camden County Library System will host a live performance, Madame CJ Walker: “Self Made Woman”, presented by the American Historical Theatre, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m.

Walker was a 19th Century entrepreneur and an early civil rights advocate. She revolutionized the hair care and cosmetics industry, becoming America’s first, female, self-made millionaire. As a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, she was instrumental in its efforts to make lynching a federal crime. Walker was recognized by the National Association of Colored Women for her contributions to save the home of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. She donated regularly to the NAACP, the YMCA and to black schools, organizations, individuals, orphanages and retirement homes.

 

Pages

Locations and Hours

The library system has eight branches located throughout Camden County. Get directions.

Our Branch Locations

a

Ask a Librarian

Camden County Library Staff
Our entire staff is here to help! Get the answer to your question in person, by phone, or email.  You can also schedule one-on-one time with Assistance by Appointment.

Learn More >

a

Get Our App

Our Mobile App

Use our app to find books and DVDs, download digital video,  music, audio and eBooks, get directions to our libraries, register for programs and classes, and more!

a

Today's Events