Friday, July 31, 2015

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!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sign up today for: AUTISM IS MY SUPER POWER! A PLACE FOR EXTRAORDINARY FAMILIES


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.

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

Friday, July 17, 2015

Join us for a movie: " Planes: Fire and Rescue"


When famous air racer Dusty learns that he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting

Rated PG; 84 minutes, animated.

When:  Tuesday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

Join us for: Goowin's Balloowins presents: Heroes BIG and small



For children ages 3+ and their families

Madcap balloon artist Allynn Gooen invites audience members into his stories as they become the actors, while he creates sets, props and costumes from twisting balloons.  This unforgettable show will captivate children and spark their imaginations.  Generously sponsored by Sean Fischel Connect.

When:  Thursday, July 23 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

No registration required.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Be part of an opera round table group



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When:   July 16 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Room A

Topics of discusssion will be:  The Merry Widow & Aida

Opera aficionado Bill Holt will facilitate these discussions of  past MET performances that will be taking place at local movie theaters this summer.

This program is free and all are welcome!

Mad Science presents: Wacky Science (for children ages 5-12)

We will explore several different aspects of science in one wacky afternoon!  Learn about polymers with a slime-making demonstration and be amazed as the Mad Scientist melts the Wicked Witch of the West right before your eyes.  Enjoy a hair-raising experience with static electricity and witness an exciting Dry Ice demonstration.

When:  Friday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

No registration required.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sign up today for: Learn to Draw Superheroes (for students entering grades 4+)


Cartoonist Paul Merklein will teach you step-by-step how to draw favorite superheroes from comic books, movies and TV.

When:  Wednesday, July 15 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

Registration is required.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Join us for a movie: "Bolt"


When Super-Dog Bolt is separated from his beloved owner Penney, he springs into action to save her from the forces of evil.  When Super-Dog is separated from his beloved owner Penney, he springs into action to save her from the forces of evil.

Rated PG; 96 minutes, animated

When:  July 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Sciencetelling presents: Super Hero Science Story (for children ages 5-12)


Come along with us on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really DO exist!
Throughout the tale, volunteers from the audience help conduct exciting experiments that make the characters' super powers and heroic deeds come to life!  See how science can make the ordinary ... extraordinary!

When:  Friday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Book Club!


Join us at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 9th for a discussion of The Run for the Elbertas by James Still. 

Book club discussions are open and can be attended by anyone who wishes to discuss the book.  Come join us and bring a friend!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Happy Fourth of July!


In observance of Independence Day, the library will be closed on Friday, July 3rd; Saturday, July 4th and will reopen on Monday, July 6th at 9 a.m.

Click on the following links for nearby 4th of July celebrations: 

Burlington County

South Jersey

Philadelphia

First Monday Films with Irv Slifkin: Topkapi


Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin for this month's feature:  Topkapi

Directed by Jules Dassin. With Maximilian Schell, Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morley, and Akim Tamiroff. A big, colorful heist movie from the director of "Rififi," with a terrific international ensemble cast, about a group of eccentric thieves boldly attempting to swipe a priceless emerald-encrusted dagger from Turkey's Topkapi Museum. Ustinov won the Best Supporting Oscar for his memorable turn as a conniving tour guide involved in the theft.

 U.S./Turkey/Greece/France, 1964, Technicolor, 120 minutes

When:  Monday, July 6 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Room A

Free and no registration required!

Join us for a movie: "Everyone's Hero"




When Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the World Series, young fan Yankee Irving goes on a wild cross-country journey to retrieve it.

Rated G; 87 minutes, animated

When:  Tuesday, July 7 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeting Rooms A & B

All ages, no registration required!