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Welcome to the GCLS Member Community Information Guide.
This guide provides easy access to information about services and resources available in GCLS member communities.
Funds for Gloucester County Library System services are provided by the member municipalities through a dedicated library tax. Of the 24 municipalities in Gloucester County, these 14 currently belong:
- East Greenwich Township
- Elk Township
- Greenwich Township
- Harrison Township
- Logan Township
- Mantua Township
- National Park
- South Harrison Township
- Woodbury Heights
- Woolwich Township
Gloucester County Board of Freeholders
Robert M. Damminger
Freeholder Library Liaison
Schools and Universities
Gloucester County Institute of Technology (GCIT)
Our pledge is to afford our students the experiences which encourage academic, vocational, and social growth with a special emphasis on pride, respect, and personal responsibility.
Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC)
Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) is a unique collaboration between formerly Gloucester County College and Rowan University offering students a direct, cohesive route to a bachelor's degree with easy transfer of credits.
Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the university enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.
The Gloucester County Library System (GCLS) is a group of individual and interdependent libraries that cooperate through a central administrative body to provide a wide range of library services for eligible patrons. Sharing resources enables members of the system to provide more cost-effective and technologically sophisticated services than any could provide operating alone.
Of the 24 municipalities in Gloucester County, all residents of the 14 member communities listed here currently have free access to the full services of the Gloucester County Library System through libraries located in the following towns:
Library cards are issued without charge to residents of the 14 participating communities; nonresident owners of property in a member community; not-for-profit organizations within Gloucester County; educators teaching in Gloucester County; county department heads; and those holding elected/appointed positions in county, state, or federal government.
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Librarian By Appointment
Librarian by Appointment is a service that allows you to schedule a one-time session of up to one hour with a member of the reference staff.
Text START to (856) 270-7883.
A Reference Librarian will respond as time permits during normal business hours. Charges from your provider may apply.