Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Each week, we will share brief group activities followed by an informal time to talk and play.  For families with children ages 3-8, siblings welcome.  This program is open to all families with children who have developmental disabilities of any kind; you do not need to be a member of the Moorestown Library.

This program is funded by donations to the Library in memory of our friend and colleague Margaret Martin.

When:  Fridays at 10 a.m.:  July 31

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

Registration is required.

First Monday Films with Irv Slifkin: The Palm Beach Story

Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin, for this month's feature:  The Palm Beach Story.

Directed by Preston Sturges.  With Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee.  A fast-paced screwball comedy and one of the funniest movies ever made about divorce.  The wife of a down-on-his-luck inventor decides to leave him in hopes of bagging a sugar daddy that can subsidize her ex's latest project.  Hilarity ensues with rapid-fire dialogue, hilarious predicaments, and unpredictable supporting characters, including the madcap members of "The Ale and Quail Club."

U.S., 1942, 88 minutes

When:  Monday, August 3 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Room A

Free and no registration required!

Participate in the Children's Summer Reading Program before it ends!

Children entering grades 2-6  have until August 15th to come to the library to tell us about books that they have read this summer.  Participants may report on up to 3 books per day.  Children who report on 5-9 books will win a prize from the grab box.  Children who report on 10 books or more will win a Barnes & Noble gift card.  The more you read, the bigger the gift card!

Participate in the Teen Summer Reading program before it ends!

Teens entering grades 7 and up have until August 15th to read and review books for a chance to win awesome prizes like gift cards to Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Starbucks, the Mall and more.  It's as easy as 1-2-3:
1.  Read books and fill out a short book review form.
2.  Give your review to a children's librarian, and we'll give you a raffle ticket.
3.  Fill out your raffle ticket, drop it in the can, and cross your fingers!
If you don't win a grand prize, don't despair!  Just about everyone will win something.  At the end of the summer, if you've read 3-5 books, you can choose a prize from the prize box.  Read 6-9 books for the prize box PLUS a drawstring bag.  Read 9+ books and you get the prize box, the bag and your choice of a book to keep!

Join us for Dances by Diane: Evening drop-in classes

In answer to your enthusiastic response, Dances by Diane is back to teach six different social dances.  No partner or experience is needed!  Diane Alcavage is an Arthur Murray trained dance instructor with over 20 years experience in American Style Ballroom and Latin dances.  She specializes in teaching social dancing for beginners.

When: Thursdays from 7-8 p.m.: Bachata on August 20, Salsa on August 27, Swing on September 3, Hustle on September 17, Tango on October 1, Samba on October 22

Where: Meeting Rooms A & B

Cost: $10 for each class

Questions: Call the Reference Desk at 234-0333

No registration required.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Mad Science presents: Spin, Pop, Boom! (for children ages 5-12)

Simple but exciting science experiments and demonstrations will guide us through the discovery process of science.  Be amazed by spectacular experiments like the "Famous, Flaming Didgeridoo" and the "Fantastic Flying Foam Factory."

When:  Friday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

No registration required.

Join us for a movie: "Super Buddies"

An ordinary day turns extraordinary when the dog buddies discover mysterious rings that grant them each a unique super power.

Rated G; 97 minutes, live action

When:  Tuesday, July 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B