Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sign up today for: Amphibians of Burlington County



Find out more about the frogs, toads, and salamanders that call Burlington County their home and how to identify frogs and toads by sound.

Learn about the conservation issues they face in today's changing environment and what scientists are doing to save them.

Presented by Burlington County Parks Naturalist Kate Szostak.

When:  Wednesday, April 5 at 10 AM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

First Monday Film with Irv Slifkin: Bingo Long Travelling All-Stars and Motor Kings


Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin, for this month's feature:  Bingo Long Travelling All-Stars and Motor Kings (1976)

Director:  John Badham.  With:  Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Ted Ross.  110 min. (PG)

Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones and Richard Pryor top the cast of this spirited look at Negro League baseball in the late 1930s.  Tired of shabby treatment by the owners in their league, pitcher Bingo Long (Williams) and company decide to barnstorm the country, taking on all comers and entertaining fans with their attention-getting style of play.

When:  Monday, April 3 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

All are welcome!

Mark your calendar for: Science Saturday! The Franklin Institute presents: Motion and Machines


Roll, slide, and spin! Investigate the basic physics of motion in this interactive show. We'll use rubber balls, bricks, and wooden blocks to introduce and understand Newton's Laws of Motion. Then, witness these laws in action in a lever, pulley, and student-driven hover car.

Sponsored by Sean Fischel Connect

When:  Saturday, April 1 at 10 AM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

Sign up today for: Dances by Diane



Dances by Diane is back for a six-week series to teach Rumba and Line Dance.  Rumba will be the first half hour and Line Dance the second half hour.  No partner or experience is needed!

Diane Alcavage is an Arthur Murray trained dance instructor with over 20 years experience in American Style Ballroom and Latin dances.  She specializes in teaching social dancing for beginners.

When :  Thursdays at 1:30-2:30 p.m., March 9 through April 20; no class on April 6

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

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Sign up today for: National Historic Sites of the United States


Discover the National Historic sites of the United States with this series of programs presented by Marisa Bozarth of the Burlington County Division of Parks. The series will explore national historic parks, monuments, memorials, military parks and historic sites region by region.

March 30: National historic sites of the West
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April 6:  National historic sites of the Midwest
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All programs will be meeting at 10 a.m. in Meeting Rooms A & B at Moorestown Library.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A for all programs

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Sign up today for: Bike Maintenance Basics



If you ride a bicycle, then you need this class! This class is an informative presentation that will teach you how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time, and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle. No experience necessary!

When:  Monday, March 27 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A & B


Register online now or by calling the Reference Desk at 234-0333 ext. 4012.

Mark your calendar for: Science Saturday! The Franklin Institute presents: Chemistry



Kaboom!  The Chemistry show explores everything from everyday chemistry to the chemical detective work performed by laboratory scientists.

Sponsored by Sean Fischel Connect.

When:  Saturday, March 25 at 10 AM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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, March 21 at 6:30 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room B

Friday, March 10, 2017

Sign up today for: Land Deeds & Illumination of State, Local and Family History


A presentation of the New Jersey History Speaks Lecture Series cosponsored by The Historical Society of Moorestown and the Moorestown Library
Join speaker Joseph Grabas, author of Owning New Jersey: Historic Tales of War, Property Disputes, and the Pursuit of Happiness, to learn how people of different backgrounds fought to claim their piece of the Garden State.
Mr. Grabas will also share the bizarre and mysterious stories that emerge from New Jersey's property records and discuss how those records can reveal a great deal about family history and are an excellent source for genealogists.
All speaker series events are free and open to the public thanks to a generous grant from The Elizabeth Tuttle Fund.

When:  Wednesday, March 15 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Rooms A & B

Register online now!

Monday, March 6, 2017

Better Investing has regrettably been cancelled for Tuesday, March 7



The South Jersey Chapter is all volunteers offering educational seminars for about 350 members in over 50 separate investment clubs from Trenton to Cape May.


Hope to see you at the next meeting on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 PM.

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room B

Learn investing from local experts!

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 the last program in the Career Strategies series and improve your odds on finding and securing that perfect job.

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: Cold Turkey



Join film expert and author, Irv Slifkin, for this month's feature:  Cold Turkey (1971)

Director: Norman Lear; With Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, jean Stapleton.  99 min. (PG-13)


The impoverished city of Eagle Rock, Iowa could get a $25 million shot in the arm if the citizens agree not to smoke any tobacco for for a month there.  Dick Van Dyke is the local reverend leading his flock, Bob Newhart the Madison Avenue flack who came up with the contest and Norman Lear snags his only movie directing credit with this stinging satire.

When:  Monday, March 6 at 7 PM

Where:  Moorestown Library, Meeting Room A

All are welcome!