Friday, June 24, 2016

Mark your calendar for: The Power of Kindness Book Group

Join facilitators Holly Myers and Karen Reiner for an ongoing discussion of The Power of Kindness:  The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life by Piero Ferruci. 

When:  Tuesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, July 6 at 7 p.m. - LOYALTY
              Tuesday, August 2 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, August 10 at 7 p.m. - FLEXIBILITY

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room B

Copies of the book are available for loan at the meetings.  All are welcome!

Join us for a midday Tuesday matinee: Cloud 9 (all ages)

Cloud 9 (Rated G; 87 minutes, live action) After Kayla Morgan, the Summit Valley queen of snowboarding is kicked off her top-ranked team, she is forced to work at Hot Doggers Kennel after school. With the help of Will Cloud, former champion snowboarder who was injured in a humiliating wipeout, Kayla proves she's a serious competitor.

When:  Tuesday, July 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

Snacks will be provided; please bring drinks in a covered container.


Summer hours begin July 2!

We are open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays from July 2nd through Labor Day!

Sign up today for: Free software alternatives with Arnold Barnett

These hands-on classes in our computer lab will demonstrate the capabilities of available computer software that is both absolutely free (no trials, demos,or ads) and replicates the capabilities of expensive commercial software.  Each one hour class will give examples of the software's capabilities and provide links to online tutorials for further study.  All classes require basic mouse skills.  Registration is required for each class as space is very limited.

June 29 at 7 p.m.:  Introduction to Inkscape
Inkscape is an alternative to Adobe Illustrator. It is a flexible, professional vector graphics editor that allows users to create logos, illustrations and art.

July 6 at 7 p.m.:   Introduction to GIMP
GIMP is a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop that can be used for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

July 13 at 7 p.m.:  Introduction to Irfanview
IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows. It is designed to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals.

Sign up today for: Basic Photography Workshop with Dave Gupta

Would you like to take better pictures?  Join us Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on:

June 25:  Camera Phones
Taking good pictures with camera phones/iPhones.  Editing in camera phones.

July 2:  Special Situations and Editing, part 2
Fireworks, landscapes, motion, black and white, night pictures ...

July 9:  Review
Sharing our pictures, good ones and not so good ones.  Learning from our mistakes!


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Summer Reading Kick-Off: Brian Richards Presents "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!"

Moorestown's own Brian Richards will get us into the sporting spirit with his all-new "On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!" show.  Using magic, comedy, storytelling, juggling, puppetry, and audience participation, Coach Brian will have kids racing to read all summer.  Afterwards, join us for dessert on the library's patio.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Moorestown Library.

When:  Thursday, June 23 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Register today for: South Jersey Wordpress Meetup

Calling all South Jersey users of WordPress, whether for business, blogging, or non-profit.
We gather to discuss tips and tricks, best practices, troubleshooting ... and more!
Group is for beginners and experts alike so come out and share your love for WordPress!
We plan on discussing a variety of topics including WordPress usage, designing WordPress Themes and styles, creating WordPress Plugins and Widgets, and using WordPress to its full potential.
This is going to be a fun and informal way to meet WordPress fanatics just like yourself and share your experiences with the popular open source software.

Please no marketing or services to attendees of SJWPM.

This Meetup aims to be a safe place to share ideas and explore all that WordPress has to offer.

When:  Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.:  June 22, July 20 and August 17

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room B