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10/1/2013 - New books on NJ at county library



The Cumberland County Library has obtained some new titles on New Jersey of interest to area residents. Some of these titles are listed below with their call numbers.

Beneath the Garden State: Exploring Aquatic New Jersey   Call #: 577.6 SEG

Cranbury: A New Jersey Town from the Colonial Era to the Present   Call #: 974.9 CHA

Naturally New Jersey: A Visual Journey through New Jersey’s Parks and Preserves  

                        Call #: 917.4904 ZIN

New Jersey Birds and Beyond   Call #: 598.097 PUD

North Jersey Legacies: Hidden History from the Gateway to the Skylands  

                       Call #:974.9 BON


Coming later this year:

The Salem Churchscape: Religious Architecture of Salem County, NJ 1676-1900                                           

To borrow any of these items, stop by the library at 800 East Commerce Street, Bridgeton on Rt. 49, or call the library to inquire about an item’s availability at 856-453-2210 ext. 119. If the item is not available, staff can place a hold on it for you. You will receive a call when the book is available.

If you have Internet access, log into and select Cumberland County Library. You can see if an item is available for yourself from home, school, or office. If it is in and you wish it held for you or if it is checked out and you wish to be notified when it is available for you, you can place a hold on the item.

Placing holds: At the catalog website, look up the title of the work. In the box to the left of the information about the item, click on “Place Hold.” Then fill in the information requested on the next screen: Library ID (card number with all digits, no spaces), PIN number, pickup library, and an expiration date if you wish to have one. Then click on “Place Hold” again. The library will call you when the item is available for pickup.

Library cards are available to all Cumberland County residents. Identification with name and address is needed for registration. Those under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign for them and show ID. If you are 17 and have a driver’s license, you can sign for yourself.


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