Monday, January 30, 2017

PRESENTER CANCELLED: How to Be Prepared for Your Child's IEP Meeting

Unfortunately this program, scheduled for Wednesday, February 15 from 7 to 8 PM at Moorestown Library has been CANCELLED BY THE PRESENTER.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Sign up today for: Media Literacy: How to evaluate the information you read, hear and see

Fake news.       Propaganda.       Social Media

Today's technology-driven world has resulted in a great wealth of information, but it's like winning the lottery - getting it is one thing, using it effectively is another.

Join librarian and educator Meredith Butts to learn more about the complexities of our modern information environment and how you can become a smarter user.

When:  Wednesday, February 1 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting A

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Sign up today for Winter Adaptations with Jennifer Bulava


Learn about the special adaptations of local wildlife and plants in winter.  Discover the strategies that insects, birds, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and fish use to survive the winter, as well as adaptations of deciduous and evergreen plants.

When:  Tuesday, January 31 at 1 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

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Sign up today for: Winter Hiking and Camping Basics with REI


Do you like to camp and hike, but have only tried it in the spring, summer & fall?
Join our experienced REI winter camping experts to learn what you need and what to expect when camping in a winter wonderland.  We will cover how to plan, how to stay warm, how to select winter appropriate gear and what to expect when setting up camp and during your overnight.  Winter camping is a new experience that is a must-do that keeps you outside all year long!

When:  Monday, January 30 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mark your calendar for: Drop-In Chinese New Year Craft! (all ages)



Usher in The Year of the Rooster by making a colorful crown.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Moorestown Library.

Friday, January 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, January 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, January 23, 2017

NEW DATE FOR: Master Gardeners: Something Different with Merry Bogert


Due to jury duty obligations, Master Gardener Merry Bogert will now be presenting Something Different on Wednesday, February 15th from 1-2 p.m. (instead of February 1st) in Meeting Room A at Moorestown Library.

Break away from the common plants and take a look at some fun and different options.

 REGISTER NOW!

If you have already registered, you will remain on our list, but if you cannot come due to the date change, please call the Reference Desk at 856-234-0333.

Sign up today for: Practical Astrology with Alanna Wright

 
Did you know that astrology provides information that goes way beyond a daily horoscope reading? Join the Practical Astrology Workshop to learn the basics of how to decode your own personal astrological birth chart to gain insight into how to use the stars to your advantage. This workshop will cover the zodiac signs, the major planets, and how they come together in your chart to create your unique astrological signature.

When:  Thursday, January 26 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

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Sign up today for: Invasive Animals with Kate Szostak


Burlington County is home to plenty of amazing animals but not all of them belong here.  Learn about the non-native animals that are out-competing the native species, how they got here and how to identify them.

When:  Tuesday, January 25 at 2 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

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Sign up today for: Easy Relaxation Techniques


An introduction to relaxation techniques including deep breathing and meditation as well as the power of affirmations and smiles.  This workshop will include fifteen minutes of meditation and breathing exercises.

Discover ways to bring more peace, balance, health and joy into your life!

When:  Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

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Sign up today for: Career Strategies sponsored by the Jewish Federation


If you made a New Year's resolution to find a new job, we can help!  Join us for any of all of the following programs and improve your odds on finding and securing that perfect job.


Tuesday, January 24 from 10-11:30 AM
How to Ace Any Job Interview

This session will cover interview prep and demonstration of skills and competencies utilizing previous experience.
Register online now


Tuesday, February 7 from 10-11:30 AM
Networking: Anywhere and Everywhere

Learn how to carefully craft and pitch your talent in professional and more casual settings.
Register online now

Tuesday, February 21 from 10-11:30 AM
Know Your Worth: Job and Salary Negotiation

Learn to establish trust and confidence, accurately value your talents and experience, and solidify post-interview success.
Register online now

Tuesday, March 7 from 10-Noon
LinkedIn for Beginners - An Overview

Learn why you should be on LinkedIn - What are the important components of LinkedIn -
Some of the ins and outs of LinkedIn - What connections, introductions and recommendations are and how to obtain them.
Please bring your LinkedIn password. 
 Register online now

Friday, January 20, 2017

Mark your calendar for: Science Saturday! The Franklin Institute presents: Hot and Cold

We'll turn into molecules to explore the three states of matter and challenge our ideas about what is hot and what is cold.  See balloons shrink, bubbles freeze, and a rubber ball shatter by using liquid nitrogen.
Sponsored by Sean Fischel Connect.

When:  Saturday, January 21 at 10 a.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

Be part of an opera round table group at Moorestown Library!



Opera aficionado Bill Holt will facilitate discussions of the Metropolitan Opera's upcoming HD simulcasts.

Thursday, January 19 @ 7  PM - Romeo et Juliette

Thursday, February 23 @ 7 PM - Rusalka

Thursday, March 9 @ 7 PM - La Traviata

Thursday, March 23 @ 7 PM - Idomeneo

All are welcome!

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the library will be closed on Monday, January 16 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 17 at 9 a.m.

Sign up today for: Discussing New Jersey's Multiple Municipal Madness


Join Michael DiCamillo, Vice-President of the Historical Society of Moorestown, for a discussion about New Jersey's 566 municipalities.  Learn how New Jersey divided itself again and again to accommodate a variety of differences among New Jersey neighbors.  Included in the discussion will be the case of Chester Township which was sliced and diced to form Riverside, Riverton, Palmyra, Delran, Maple Shade, Cinnaminson, and Moorestown.  Historic maps will be on display.

When:  Wednesday, January 18 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

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Sign up today for: Digital Photography Workshop


Learn how to organize, edit and share your nature photos.  Kate Szostak, Burlington County Parks naturalist, will share tips on how to crop, brighten, and sharpen images.  Suitable for beginners.

When:  Tuesday, January 17 at 7 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

REGISTER NOW!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Library closed from 9 AM - 1 PM on Friday, January 13, 2017


The Library will be closed on Friday, January 13th from 9 AM - 1 PM for a Staff Development Meeting.  We will reopen from 1 PM - 5 PM.  See you in the afternoon!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Sign up today for: Career Strategies sponsored by the Jewish Federation


If you made a New Year's resolution to find a new job, we can help!  Join us for any of all of the following programs and improve your odds on finding and securing that perfect job.

Tuesday, January 10 from 10-11:30 AM
Pro Tips That Make Your Resume Stand Out

Join representatives from NJ Career Strategies for some tips to create an outstanding
resume. You will learn what recruiters are really looking for and experience step-by-step guidance. Please bring your resume.
Register online now

Tuesday, January 24 from 10-11:30 AM
How to Ace Any Job Interview

This session will cover interview prep and demonstration of skills and competencies utilizing previous experience.
Register online now


Tuesday, February 7 from 10-11:30 AM
Networking: Anywhere and Everywhere

Learn how to carefully craft and pitch your talent in professional and more casual settings.
Register online now

Tuesday, February 21 from 10-11:30 AM
Know Your Worth: Job and Salary Negotiation

Learn to establish trust and confidence, accurately value your talents and experience, and solidify post-interview success.
Register online now

Tuesday, March 7 from 10-Noon
LinkedIn for Beginners - An Overview

Learn why you should be on LinkedIn - What are the important components of LinkedIn -
Some of the ins and outs of LinkedIn - What connections, introductions and recommendations are and how to obtain them.
Please bring your LinkedIn password. 
 Register online now

First Monday Film with Irv Slifkin: Best in Show


Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin, for this month's feature:  Best in Show (2000)

Directed by Christopher Guest with Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard, Jane Lynch.  100 min, (PG)

A high laugh-quotient "mockumentary" on dog lovers and their best friends courtesy of director Christopher Guest ("Waiting for Guffman") and his amazing cast of the world's greatest improvisational talents.  The setting is Philly's annual Mayflower Dog Show where an array of eccentric canine lovers congregate for heated competition.

When:  Monday, January 9 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

All are welcome!

Be part of an opera round table group at Moorestown Library!

  



Opera aficionado Bill Holt will facilitate discussions of the Metropolitan Opera's upcoming HD simulcasts.

Thursday, January 5 @ 7  PM - Nabucco

Thursday, January 19 @ 7  PM - Romeo et Juliette

Thursday, February 23 @ 7 PM - Rusalka

Thursday, March 9 @ 7 PM - La Traviata

Thursday, March 23 @ 7 PM - Idomeneo

All are welcome!

Book Club!


Join us at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 5 to discuss Lost Horizon by James Hilton.
Book club discussions are open and can be attended by anyone who wishes to discuss the book.  Come join us and bring a friend!