Wednesday, November 30, 2011

November 30: Lego League returns this Saturday!

Come to Lego League this Saturday at 9:15 a.m.

December's theme is "Winter Wonderland."  You may work with a team of children in your grade, with a buddy, or on your own. Open to children in grades K-6.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

November 29: Did you know...

that the library owns the complete Series 1 of Signing Time DVD's for children?

Signing Time DVDs will help you and your child learn basic American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary words in a way that's entertaining and fun. Each volume focuses on a topic such as fruits and vegetables or zoo animals and pairs the signs with fun songs for kids to enjoy.

Visit the Children's Department to check them out or to get more information!

Monday, November 28, 2011

November 28: Title request

We received a request for:  Diary of a wimpy kid:  cabin fever by Richelle Mead
 
To the patron who requested it:  The Library has two copies of this book, however, both are currently circulating.  Please call the Reference Desk at 856-234-0333 if you would like us to put this title on hold for you.

November 28: Save the date for our family nutrition program!

Join us this Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. for our Family Nutrition program!

You’re very busy these days…Would you like time saving ideas? Would you like to eat healthier?
Would you like your children to eat right?

Come join us in learning about Family Nutrition!

Presented by: Dr. Mike Edenzon, D.C., M.S., D.A.C.B.N of South Jersey Health & Wellness Center

Registration is required as space is limited. Give us a call today to reserve your place!

Friday, November 25, 2011

November 25 - Philadelphia Phridays from A to Z!

"L" is for Liberty Bell!

If one of the things you are grateful for this Thanksgiving is liberty, you may want to visit its symbol this weekend.   Stop in at the Independence Visitors Center for more ideas on places to visit while you are in the city.

November 25 - It's Food for Fines Friday!






Every Friday from 9 am to 5 pm!


For every non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day, up to a maximum of $5 per item. Lost, damaged, or missing materials not eligible.

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

November 24: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of the Moorestown Library!

We're closed today but we'll be open again at 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

November 23: Purchase suggestion

We received a request for DMT:  The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman.

To the patron who requested it: DMT:  The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman is only available in libraries outside of New Jersey.  Please call the Reference Desk at:  856-234-0333 if you are interested in having us request this book from a library outside of this state.

November 23: Last minute turkey help!

Butterball's Turkey-Talk line has been helping people with turkey emergencies for almost 30 years.  They answer more than 100,000 calls each November and December, ranging from how long to thaw a turkey to what to do if your turkey is on fire!

Give them a call at 1-800-BUTTERBALL or go online to see the answers to their most frequently asked questions.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

November 22: Don't miss the Muppets at midnight!

The Muppets return to the big screen for the first time in 12 years tonight at midnight! Join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Animal and the rest of the gang as they work to save the Muppet Theater from developers.

Head over to the official website to find tickets in our area!

Monday, November 21, 2011

November 21: 5 free Thanksgiving mobile apps

As Thanksgiving gets closer, stores are getting busier and stress levels are high. Whether you're cooking a meal, planning your Black Friday shopping spree, or trying to figure out travel plans for the busiest travel weekend of the year, the holidays can make for a stressful time.

The folks over at the GCFLearnFree blog (a great site for free technology tutorials) have gathered a list of 5 free mobile apps that should help make your Thanksgiving planning a little easier.

Friday, November 18, 2011

November 18: Reminder about parking lot construction

Just a reminder: The library's parking lot will be closed tomorrow, November 19 due to construction. Please park in the municipal lot across the street. The parking lot will be available again on Monday, November 21.

November 18 - Philadelphia Phridays from A to Z!

"K" is for Kimmel Center!


Home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, great music and more is available in this beautiful concert venue.  Tickets are available and affordable so treat yourself to a memorable evening of live performance!

November 18 - It's Food for Fines Friday!




Every Friday from 9 am to 5 pm!

For every non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day, up to a maximum of $5 per item. Lost, damaged, or missing materials not eligible.

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

November 17: Getting ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a week away -- are you ready? 

If not, don't panic! Here are some holiday entertaining cookbooks to give you a hand:

Betty Crocker party food: 100 recipes for the way you really cook
Fix-it and forget-it recipes for entertaining by Phyllis Pellman Good and Dawn J. Ranck
Entertaining with Regis and Kathie Lee by Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford
Martha Stewart's menus for entertaining
The holidays by John Hadamuscin
The New York Times dessert cookbook

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

November 16: Calling all teen artists!

This month, a Teen Art Wall space debuted in the Teen Area of the library. Come in and check it out!

To submit your art, just take it to the Children's Department and a staff member will post it to the Art Wall upon approval. Make sure to sign your art so you get credit for your masterpieces.

Keep in mind that your art should be respectful to library patrons, so please don't bother trying to submit anything that could be offensive. The library is not responsible for any damage done to the art once it is hung.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

November 15 - Did you know....

Moorestown Library has a coupon exchange?



Next to our computer printer (in front of the Reference Desk) you can help yourself to coupons organized by category.  You can also drop off coupons you would like to share.  We have a faithful volunteer who organizes our coupon collection and keeps it up to date.

So come take advantage of one more way Moorestown Library saves you money!

Monday, November 14, 2011

November 14: Construction in the library parking lot on November 19

Please note: The library's parking lot will be closed on Saturday, November 19 due to construction. Please park in the municipal lot across the street. The parking lot will be available again on Monday, November 21.

November 14: Favorite Films: Johnny Tremain

Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 for a screening of Johnny Tremain.


Directed by Robert Stevenson. With Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot, Richard Beymer, and Walter Sande.


Excellent Disney film, from Esther Forbes' novel about a young boy who gets involved in the American Revolution. The production artfully sprinkles fiction with fact to bring history to life.

Friday, November 11, 2011

November 11 - Philadelphia Phridays from A to Z!

"J" is for Jazz!


If you love jazz, you've got to love Philly!  If you're in the mood for some live jazz, check out some of these venues this weekend. 

November 11 - Food for Fines Friday!



Every Friday from 9 am to 5 pm!

For every non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day, up to a maximum of $5 per item. Lost, damaged, or missing materials not eligible.

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

November 9: No school tomorrow! Come to Lego League!

Celebrate your day off from school by coming to a special weekday Lego League!

We will build Lego creations around a theme. You may work with a team of children in your grade, with a buddy, or on your own. Open to children in grades K-6.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

November 8: Today is Election Day!

Don't forget to vote!  The library is a polling place for districts 11 and 12.

If you aren't sure where to vote, look at the township's list of general election polling places.

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday, November 7, 2011

November 7: Current adolescent trends with John Kriger tonight at 7!

This highly acclaimed session offers the most up-to-date information available today on adolescent behavioral trends and substance use.

This interactive presentation will show you new behavioral trends, how they are used, and what to look for. Get answers to the questions that you have always wanted to ask.

Speaker: John Kriger of Kriger Consulting.  Registration is required as space is limited. Please call 234-0333 today to register.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

November 5 - Set Your Clock Back Tonight!

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 AM tomorrow morning.  So before you go to bed tonight, set your clocks back an hour and treat yourself to another hour of sleep!  Don't forget to "fall back."

Friday, November 4, 2011

November 4 - Food for Fines Friday!

Every Friday from 9 am to 5 pm!


For every non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day, up to a maximum of $5 per item. Lost, damaged, or missing materials not eligible.

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

November 3 - Library Book Group Meets Tonight!

Join us tonight at 7 PM for a lively discussion of the Charles Dicken's classic, Great Expectations!
Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

November 1 - Banner Days at Moorestown Library!

The next time you stop in at the library--look up!  We are honored to be displaying S.T.E.M's beautiful open space banners, which have transformed our library into an inspiring gallery of originial art.

Since 1991, Save the Environment of Moorestown, (S.T.E.M.) has acknowledged every piece of open space it has preserved by commissioning a banner to commemorate it.  The banners are created by local artists and each is a unique design.

This autumn the beautiful colors of nature are inside as well as out.  Celebrate the wonder of nature courtesy of S.T.E.M.