Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mark your calendar for: Our Big Book Sale!


We will gladly accept books and DVD’s in good condition.
Please no encyclopedias, magazines, Reader’s Digest condensed, Time-Life books, case law books or reference material over 5 years old.
Please inquire at Circulation Desk if you have questions.

Mark your calendar for: Family Music Night! Irish Harp with Kathy Appleton

Get ready to tap your toes and dance a jig as harpist Kathy Appleton takes us on a lively musical journey to the Emerald Isle, just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day.

When:  Wednesday, March 1 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A

Sign up today for: Plants for shade with Merry Bogert

Shady garden? Come hear about wonderful options that will thrive in shady areas! 

When:  Wednesday, March 1 at 1 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

Register online now

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sign up today for: Backyard Wildlife with Jennifer Bulava and Kate Szostak

Love viewing wildlife from the comfort of your own home?  Come learn how to attract birds and pollinators, while repelling pests such as squirrels, groundhogs and certain insects in natural ways.  Information on plants ranked according to deer fondness, and how to live responsibly with wildlife.

When:  Tuesday, February 28 at 1 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B


Sign up today for: The Thru-Hikers Secret presented by Mark "Postcard" Hughes

An Appalachian Trail Thru-hike is one of the greatest gifts to yourself - it’s a true-life adventure in a modern world. But backpacking from Georgia to Maine by foot is not without its foes, frets, and foibles.

Explore the physical, psychological and logistical secrets that can help you earn the coveted moniker of “Thru-hiker” with REI Specialist and Two-time AT Thru-hiker, Mark “Postcard” Hughes. The talk is free, the possible photograph of you posing next to a weather-beaten sign called Katahdin, priceless. Take the first step to becoming a 2000-Miler!

When:  Monday, February 27 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B


Mark your calendar for: Strega Nona and the Magic Pasta Pot presented by Family Stages

When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony doesn’t know how to stop the magic. Soon the village is filling with pasta.
Will Strega Nona return in time to save the day, or will Big Anthony have to gobble up the pasta and save the town?

Sponsored by Sean Fischel Connect.

When:  Saturday, February 25 at 10 AM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Closed for Presidents' Day

In observance of Presidents' Day, the library will be closed on Monday, February 20th and will reopen on Tuesday, February 21st at 9 a.m.

Sign up today for: Celebrating American Women Artists

Back by popular demand, retired history professor Jean Perry will present another women's history program as Women's History Month approaches.  This time Jean is focusing on the arts.

Tuesday, February 21 at 7 PM - Women in the arts:  an introduction

Tuesday, February 28 at 7 PM - Designers crafters, architects and glassworkers

Tuesday, March 7 at 7 PM - Writers:  novelists and journalists

Tuesday, March 21 at 7 PM - Performers:  musicians, singers and actors

Tuesday, March 28 at 7 PM - Artists:  painters, sculptors and photographers

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A for all programs


Mark your calendar for: South Jersey Wordpress Meetup

Calling all South Jersey users of WordPress, whether for business, blogging, or non-profit.  Join us for a fun and informal way to meet WordPress fanatics just like yourself and share your experiences with the popular open source software.

Please no marketing of products or services to attendees of SJWPM.

Whether you are a beginner or an expert, this Meetup aims to be a safe place to share ideas, learn tips and tricks and explore all that WordPress has to offer.

When:  Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room B

Sign up today for: Tips from the Master Gardeners: Something Different by Merry Bogert

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

When:  Wednesday, February 15 at 1 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Mark your calendar for: Storybook Symphony presented by Symphony in C

Join us for a unique presentation blending symphony and story!  A percussion ensemble will demonstrate their instruments' possibilities, perform a variety of music and accompany a story book reading. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Moorestown Library.

When:  Saturday, February 11 at 11 AM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

For children ages 4+ and their families.

Mark your calendar for: Drop-In Valentine's Day Card Craft (all ages)

Drop in any time to make a Valentine's Day card for someone special! 

Sponsored by The Friends of the Moorestown Library.

When:  Friday, February 10, 11 AM - 5 PM & Saturday, February 11, 9 AM - 5 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Children's Room

Sign up today for: The Aroma Freedom Technique wih Holly Myers

Aroma Freedom Technique (AFT) is a simple and effective technique for transforming the negative thoughts, feelings, and memories that hold us back.  It builds on the powerful, primal relationship between scent and emotion, using pure, therapeutic essential oils, combined with intention and expanded awareness.  Shift Happens!

Holly Myers, a Holistic Psychotherapist with a private practice in Moorestown, is certified as an AFT Practitioner.  She will guide participants through a demonstration of the process originated by her mentor, Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Benjamin Perkus.  The Theme for the February 9th workshop:  "Opening Our Hearts."

When:  Thursday, February 9 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A


Saturday, February 4, 2017

Sign up today for: The Bambi Effect with Kate Szostak, Naturalist from Burlington County Parks

Better know as "Charismatic Megafauna," people care more about animals that are cute, cuddly, and have human-like characteristics.  Take a closer look at animals such as beneficial insects, amphibians and bats to learn why they deserve a special place in our hearts and are equally deserving of protection.

When:  Wednesday, February 8 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A


Friday, February 3, 2017

Mark your calendar for: The Power of Kindness Book Group

Join facilitators Holly Myers and Karen Reiner for an ongoing discussion of The Power of Kindness:  The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life by Piero Ferruci.

When:  Tuesday, February 7 at 1 PM - Empathy
Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room B

Copies of the book are available for loan at the meetings.  All are welcome!

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, 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: Night and the City

Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin, for this month's feature: Night and the City (1950)

Director:  Jules Dassin; with:  Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Francis L. Sullivan, Herbert Lom
96 min.  (Not Rated)

First rate "Brit Noir" from American expatriate Jules Dassin ("Topkapi").  The dark and seedy alleyways of London provide the perfect setting for this intense suspense saga starring Richard Widmark as a hyperactive American con artist who goes head-on against a powerful thug with his plans to control the city's wrestling business.

When:  Monday, February 6 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

All are welcome!

Sign up today for: The French in America: From Fighting to Fashion

Why did the French journey to North America in the 1600s?  Why did their efforts to establish a colony end in disaster - and set the stage for the American Revolution?

Join historical novelist Jeff Heller as he presents the fascinating story of how fighting, folkways and even fashion influenced the decisions taken by the French in their bold quest to claim a continent.

When:  Saturday, February 4 at 2 p.m.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A