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Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Second and fourth Monday of every month for word play. No registration necessary.
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Small Group Instruction Room
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
Computer Lab
Learn to use your iPad to create unique holiday greetings with your photos and videos.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class). Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
The library will reopen on Friday, November 28 at 9 a.m.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
Computer Lab
Holidays and Winter Planning - Pinterest is an online bulletin board for anyone to use who downloads the "Pin It" button to their toolbar. If you haven't heard of this holiday party planning mecca, let me introduce you to it. Pinterest is easy to use and saves a whole lot of time normally spent searching around for that special link or bookmark you've lost track of since you created it.This class is for Apple and PC users.Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circul...
Computer Lab
Tracing Your Roots with Ancestry.comDESCRIPTION: You want to learn about your family history. You visit Ancestry.com only to be frustrated by the overwhelming number of names and hits, or you search and search on Ancestry and you still can't find what you want. Don't despair! Many people can't figure out the puzzle called, "Ancestry." Come and learn how to use Ancestry more effectively and discover the "tricks" of the trade that will lead you to your lost ancestors. Join us in this live online w...
Small Group Instruction Room
Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your story. Registration is requested by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Not sure which iPad to buy? What to expect when you get one? Join us for a review of the different models, cost, and what to expect when you get one.
Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Art Room
with Paige Cunningham
Participants will use wool roving (long bundles of wool fibers that are produced during the process of making spun yarn from wool) and learn the technique of hand-needle felting to create one-of-a-kind felted holiday ornaments. All supplies and needle kits are provided.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Second and fourth Monday of every month for word play. No registration necessary.
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Multipurpose Room
The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery. Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal. Rated PG: Comedy, Drama
Small Group Instruction Room
An overview of how to use the library's four major download platforms for popular movies, TV shows, music, magazines, eBooks and eAudiobooks:Learn about hoopla for downloadable movies, tv shows, music and audiobooks, Overdrive for eBooks and eAudiobooks, Flipster for popular magazines and Freegal for downloadable music, all using only your library card! The first hour will be a demonstration of all four platforms with a half-hour Q&A session at the end. Registration is required. Avalon property ...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month. Meet with others interested in reviewing Italian learned in the Italian class and those interested in learning more about Italian art, music ,architecture, history, lifestyles.
Computer Lab
Make the holidays easier and maybe relieve a little of that stress with these apps to put you in the holiday mood.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Second Wednesday of each month.
Title for December: "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. A limited number of books are available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Bring your smart phone to this users group and the instructor will help you learn how to use its features. The instructors will review new app releases, hardware and accessories. Cathy Zane will be lecturing and answering questions on iPhones from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. and Sean Farrell will handle Android & Windows phones from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on November 11. All others may regis...
Computer Lab
Learn basic operations, such as manipulating windows, locating programs, creating desktop shortcuts, using Mac keyboard shortcuts, accessing external storage devices, etc. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Computer Lab
In this demo class we will explore all things Google. First we take a detailed look at Google Chrome, a free web browser. Next we will go on to how you can access files anywhere through secure cloud storage and file backup your photos, videos, files and more with Google Drive. Finally we will explore how to use Google for more focused and efficient web searching. This class is for Apple and PC users. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
iBooks is not your only choice for reading books on the iPad. We will check out many of the alternatives- Kindle, Nook, OverDrive, and more. Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
The Romance Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Title for December: Giving Chase by Lauren Dane
At the conclusion of each meeting, a limited number of books are available for the next session.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your story. Registration is requested by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Second and fourth Monday of every month for word play. No registration necessary.
Computer Lab
Bring your questions! Share your favorite apps.Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 26.
We will reopen on Friday, December 26 at 9 a.m.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 2.
Library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 2
Computer Lab
Did you just get an iPad for a holiday gift? Join us for an introduction into how it all works. Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Computer Lab
Get an overview of cloud computing (iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox) and detail on the new iCloud, (mail, contact, calendar, notes, reminders). Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your story. Registration is requested by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month. Meet with others interested in reviewing Italian learned in the Italian class and those interested in learning more about Italian art, music ,architecture, history, lifestyles.
Small Group Instruction Room
Second Wednesday of each month.
Title for January: "Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki. A limited number of books are available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Manage your finances, create budgets, pay bills, and check stock prices, all from your iPad. Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Receive tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books. Record an audio version and share your story. Registration is requested by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
3rd Wednesday of each month. Title for January- Sweet Dreams by Kristen Ashley
At the conclusion of each meeting, a limited number of books are available for the next session.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.
Art Room
with Valerie J. Waywell
Create and finish a Van Gogh style self-portrait painting in a few hours using acrylic paint on canvas. All supplies are included in this workshop.
The instructor will be at the library Tuesday, January 20 between 10 and 10:30am to review subject photos with participants.
Registration begins December 22 for Avalon property owners. All others may register January 5. Registration ends January 19,
Sunday, November 23, 2014 Register
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