Thursday, December 5, 2013
Born at Chicago, Illinois on this day in 1901, Walt Disney was an animator, filmmaker, theme park developer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, known internationally for his contributions to the entertainment field. He died at Los Angeles, California on December 15, 1966.
Click here to view our vast collection of materials by and about Walt Disney, including travel books to Disney theme parks.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Now through December 18th, visit the WISH Tree at the Moorestown Library, Roma Bank (Ark Road & Route 38), and Boscov's in the Moorestown Mall to choose a tag and make a child's wish come true.
This project is being sponsored by the Woman's Club of Moorestown in support of Emergency and Community Services of Burlington County.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Born near Narragansett, Rhode Island on this day in 1755, American portrait painter Gilbert Charles Stuart, best known for his famous painting of George Washington, also painted portraits of Madison, Monroe, Jefferson and other important Americans. He died on July 9, 1828 at Boston, Massachusetts.
Click here to view 155 works by Gilbert Stuart and for a book about Gilbert Stuart and his contemporaries, check out America's Old Masters, First Artists of the New World.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Join us in the Meeting Room at 7:30 p.m. for a screening of Meet John Doe (1940).
Directed by Frank Capra. With Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan and Edward Arnold. The search for the forgotten average man as a publicity stunt by a newspaper and how it backfired. Excellent and elaborate comedy production. (135 minutes)
Gather at 5:30 p.m. this evening on the front lawn of the Moorestown Community House to kick off this festive season and share a new tradition with your family and friends.
This event is being hosted by your friends at the Moorestown Community House. For more information about this Moorestown landmark, click here.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Born this day in 1874 at Oxfordshire, England, Winston Churchill was a British statesman and the first man to be made an honorary citizen of the United States. A strong leader during WWII, Churchill was dedicated to Britain and total victory over Germany as minister of defense and prime minister. He died on January 24, 1965 at London, England.
Click here to view the library's holdings of materials by or about Winston Churchill. For external links on Churchill, visit the Web sites for the National Churchill Museum and the Churchill Centre.