Saturday, April 19, 2014

April 19: Library closed today for technology move

Today, the township is moving its Fiber Optic Core into the new municipal building, causing an interruption in our computer and phone services. 

Therefore, we are closed today.  We will reopen on Monday, April 21 at 9 a.m.

Friday, April 18, 2014

April 18: Library is closed for Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday that commemorates Jesus Christ's Passion, crucifixion and death, the library is closed.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

April 17: National Haiku Poetry Day

Today, Haiku Poetry Day, is a celebration of the genre of haiku, whose origins date back a millennium in Japan; and more specifically of English-language haiku, which has now been written for more than a century.  The Haiku Foundation encourages public events, readings, exhibitions and competitions on this day and culminates the celebration with the announcement of winners from its HaikuNow! Contest. 

Click here for more information about the Haiku Foundation and here to view the library's holdings of books on this topic.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

April 16: EBook question

Question:  Can you make a catalog of EBooks?

Response:  Our EBooks have been integrated into our catalog.  They can be found by clicking on "Search the Catalog" and then selecting author, title, or subject from the drop-down box and typing in  your selection.  If we have the title, author, or subject that you searched in EBook format it will be so designated.   Alternatively, they can be found by clicking on "Free sudiobooks and ebooks" on the right side of our home page, then clicking on "Advanced Search" at the top, and finally selecting "All eBooks" from the drop-down box under "All Formats."  If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to call us at:  856-234-0333.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April 15: Tax returns are due today!

The library has many federal forms, schedules and some instruction booklets to help you file your taxes as well as H&R Block Tax Software (available at the Reference Desk). Click here to access online federal tax forms and publications and here to access New Jersey forms and publications online.

Monday, April 14, 2014

April 14: GRAPES OF WRATH published: 75th anniversary

On this day in 1939, John Steinbeck's novel of the Great Depression was published.  Grapes of Wrath chronicled the mass migration of dispossessed farmers from the Dust Bowl region of the Great Plains to California.  It won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize.

Click here to view our library's holdings of materials about Grapes of Wrath as well as books by and about John Steinbeck.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

April 12: Drop-In Craft: Make a Treasure Box (all ages)

Drop in today any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to use our foam stickers and letters to decorate a one-of-kind box to hold all your little treasures.

No registration required!