Friday, June 29, 2012

June 29 - Drop-In Craft: Star-Spangled Firecracker Hats (all ages)

Get all decked out for the Fourth of July Parade by creating a star-spangled firecracker hat in red, white, and blue!
Friday, June 29
Drop in anytime between 9 am – 5 pm.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

June 28 - Late Night Lego!

Give Me Liberty and Give Me Legos! 
Thursday, June 28 - 7 PM to 8 PM

In honor of the Fourth of July, join us for a very special edition of Late Night Legos®. Work with a team, with a buddy, with your parent or on your own to create a Lego® display that celebrates the USA! All creations that fit the theme will be kept on display in the library through July 14.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

June 27: New science fiction & fantasy newsletter

Unimpressed by reality? Are aliens, time travel, and mutants more your cup of Martian tea? No matter what kind of fantasy you like--dark or fairy-tale, comic or romantic--or science fiction you crave, you'll find something of interest in our new Science Fiction and Fantasy Newsletter! The newsletter comes out every other month.

Sign up today!

Friday, June 22, 2012

June 22: It's Food for Fines Friday!


Every Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

For each 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 $5.00 per item.

Lost, damaged or missing materials are NOT eligible

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

Thursday, June 21, 2012

June 21: Join us tomorrow for the summer reading kick-off event!

Join us tomorrow night, June 22, at 6 p.m., for a good old-fashioned cookout right at the library, complete with hotdogs, hamburgers, lemonade and s’mores! Afterwards, we’ll enjoy an evening full of campout adventures with storyteller Don Dougherty.

But brace yourselves, this is not your typical camping trip! We will experience a ‘camp’-quake, a forest fire, a thunderstorm and more exciting adventures during this wild campout. And be sure to listen carefully - each child will hear his or her name throughout the story!

For children ages 3+ and their families. No registration required.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

June 20: Summer reading for children and teens begins!

Summer reading programs for children and teens begin today! There are four programs this year:



Preschool Summer Reading Program: for children up to kindergarten age
New Readers Summer Reading Program: for children entering first grade
Children's Summer Reading Program: for children entering grades 2-6
Teen Summer Reading: for teens entering grades 7-12

Get more information on the Children's Programs page of the website or stop by the Children's Department in the library!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

June 14: Social media 101

Join us on Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. for an introduction and overview to the wonderful and wildly growing world that we call social media.

The session is geared to new as well as experienced users of social media. We’ll highlight the four big names—Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+ — and we’ll also talk about community, publishing, entertainment, and commerce aspects of social media. We’ll also have time for questions at the end.
 
The program is free but registration is required. Please call the Reference Desk at 234-0333 to reserve your spot today!

Monday, June 11, 2012

June 11: Favorite Films: Long Voyage Home

Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 p.m. for a screening of Long Voyage Home.

Directed by John Ford. With John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ward Bond, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald, Arthur Shields & Wilfred Lawson.

A tale of merchant seaman, their hopes, dreams and close comradeship. Based on three one-act plays by Eugene O’Neill, this is a gripping, dramatic, often beautiful film.

Friday, June 8, 2012

June 8: It's Food for Fines Friday


Every Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

For each 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 $5.00 per item.

Lost, damaged or missing materials are NOT eligible

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

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

June 6: Local author showcase: Bree Donovan

Meet Bree Donovan

Bree Donovan has worked as an educator, social service provider and in animal and environmental protection.  Writing, music, animals and all things Irish are among Bree's greatest joys. It was one dream realized when Bree was able to combine some of her loves in 2008 when she wrote and published the YA novel and accompanying CD, Steve Prefontaine Rocketman. Bree hopes to continue to create unusual stories reflecting the universal themes of hope, courage and sacrifice—such as her latest effort, Blackthorns of the Forgotten, to a diverse reading audience.

Join us at Moorestown Library for a question and answer session on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. with Bree Donovan and other local authors.

Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited. Please call 234-0333 or stop by the Reference Desk to reserve your place today!


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

June 5: Local author showcase: Norman Lang

Meet Norman Lang

Norman Lang was born and raised in Paisley Scotland. After a traveling youth, he took a Ph.D. in Math at Tulane University in New Orleans and moved north to work in the defense industry. By that time he had written a couple of novels in the spy genre that were published by Harper Collins in the early nineties. Now that he is retired he is back in the saddle, writing again, and teaching at Rutgers University.

Join us at Moorestown Library for a question and answer session on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. with Norman Lang and other local authors.

Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited. Please call 234-0333 or stop by the Reference Desk to reserve your place today!

Monday, June 4, 2012

June 4: Local author showcase: Paula Marantz Cohen

Meet Paula Marantz Cohen

Paula Marantz Cohen is Distinguished Professor of English at Drexel University and host of The Drexel InterView, a talk show broadcast on over 275 public television stations across the country. She is author of four nonfiction books and three bestselling novels, including Jane Austen in Boca. Her essays and stories have appeared in The Yale Review, The American Scholar, The Times Literary Supplement, and other publications. Her latest book is What Alice Knew: A Most Curious Tale of Jack the Ripper and Henry James.

Join us at Moorestown Library for a question and answer session on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. with Paula Marantz Cohen and other local authors.

Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited. Please call 234-0333 or stop by the Reference Desk to reserve your place today!


Friday, June 1, 2012

June 1: Local author showcase: Maurice Still

Meet Maurice Still

Maurice Still is a writer of lush poetry, winning short-stories and arresting screenplays. This year celebrates his published book of short-stories. He published a book of poetry titled, "purple pauses" in 2009. Maurice's script "Utah" has been produced and assigned a casting agency and will begin filming in 2013.

Join us at Moorestown Library for a question and answer session on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. with Maurice Still and other local authors.

Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited. Please call 234-0333 or stop by the Reference Desk to reserve your place today!