Somerset County Library System Launches Cultural Adventure Pass

SCLSNJ Launches Cultural Adventure Pass

Now With 22 Destinations to Explore

Library books can transport you and your imagination into a world rich with experiences and adventures. But, once you close the pages on your latest read, it may be time to step into a real-world, action-packed adventure with SCLSNJ’s Cultural Adventure Pass.

Discover the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s (SCLSNJ) Cultural Adventure Pass (an upgrade of the Library System’s current museum pass program) and visit 22 exciting destinations across the Tri-state area including gardens, zoos, museums, and more.

“SCLSNJ is excited to launch our new and improved Cultural Adventure Pass,” said Darryl Voorhees, manager of adult services, programming and collaborations. “This program reflects our expanding horizons in catering to lifelong learning experiences. SCLSNJ encourages you to connect with nature by visiting our New Jersey State Parks; explore the animal kingdom at the Elmwood Park Zoo; share artistic talents with children at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan; discover our country’s history at the Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia; and more. We hope Library customers will love the new Cultural Adventure Pass as much as we do.”

Choose your next adventure based on your favorite items from SCLSNJ’s collection:

-If you liked “Butterfly People: An American Encounter With the Beauty of the World” by William Leach or “A Butterfly Is Patient” by Dianna Hutts Aston, visit the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.

-If you liked “USS New Jersey (BB-62): From World War II, Korea, and Vietnam to Museum Ship” by David Doyle, visit Battleship New Jersey Museum in Camden, NJ.

-If you liked “Pruning the Dead: Garden Squad Mystery” by Julia Henry or “A Big Garden” by Gilles Clément, visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Brooklyn, NY.

-If you liked “If Picasso Painted a Snowman” by Amy Newbold, visit Children’s Museum of the Arts in Manhattan, NY.

-If you liked “The Genius of Design” on DVD or “Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: 31 Objects From Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum” by Maria Kalman, visit Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in NY.

-If you liked “Life at the Zoo: the Secret World of Your Favorite Animals” by Michael George, visit the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, PA.

-If you liked “The Gilded Age in New York, 1870-1910” by Esther Crain, visit The Frick Collection in NY.

-If you liked “I Am Never Bored: The Best Ever Craft and Activity Book For Kids” by Sarah Devos, visit the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill, NJ.

-If you liked “Flora and the Peacocks” by Molly Schaar Idle, visit Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ.

-If you liked “The Guggenheim Mystery” by Robin Stevens or “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” on DVD, visit the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in NY.

-If you liked “NASA Space Shuttle: The History, Missions, the Heroes!” on DVD or “Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home” by Jack Clemons, visit the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NY.

-If you liked “Zoo Scientists to the Rescue” by Patricia Newman, visit the Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, PA.

-If you liked “A Kids’ Guide to the American Revolution” by Kathleen Krull, visit the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, PA.

-If you liked “On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution” by Drew Hodges, visit the Museum of the City of New York in NY.

-If you liked “Modern Art Adventures: 36 Creative, Hands-on Projects Inspired by Artists from Monet to Banksy” by Maja Pitamic or “The Artists Who Will Change the World” by Omar Kholeif, visit The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in NY.

-If you liked “Planning Your Model Railroad” by Tony Koester, visit the Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ.

-If you liked “Know Your Rights!: A Modern Kid’s Guide to the American Constitution” by Laura Barcella, visit the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA.

-If you liked “The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New Jersey” by Rick Wright, visit New Jersey State Parks.

-If you liked “Clara and Mr. Tiffany: A Novel” by Susan Vreeland or “New York City History for Kids: From New Amsterdam to the Big Apple: With 21 Activities” by Richard Panchyk, visit New-York Historical Society in NY.

-If you liked “The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World” by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts or “Get Into Art” by Susie Brooks, visit the Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA.

-If you liked “Andy Goldsworthy: Projects” by Andy Goldsworthy, visit Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, NY.

-If you liked “Born on the Links: A Concise History of Golf” by John Williamson, visit the United States Golf Association Museum in Far Hills, NJ.


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About Somerset County Library System of New Jersey

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Together we enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. SCLSNJ branches can be found in Bridgewater, Bound Brook, Hillsborough, Manville, North Plainfield, Peapack & Gladstone, Rocky Hill at Mary Jacobs Memorial Library, Somerville, Warren Township, and Watchung. Additionally, there are two SCLSNJ reading stations in Branchburg and Washington Valley. Visit

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