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Children's Library
Story Time returns on Tuesday, March 3!
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
Let this class remind you why you made the switch from PC to Mac. We will review everything from handy keyboard shortcuts to "under-the-radar features" that are accessible on your Apple computer. (The main focus will be on tips and tricks that do not require downloading any additional software). Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 3. All others may register on February 17.Please note: The iPhone and...
Multipurpose Room
Foxcatcher tells the story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his more celebrated wrestling brother Dave (Ruffalo) and a life of poverty when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont (Carell) to move onto his estate and train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Desperate to gain the respect of his disapproving mother, du Pont begins "coaching" a world-class athletic team and, in the process, lures Mark into dangerous habi...
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
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
Windows 8 offers a host of programs to help keep yourself productive and organized. This class will teach the basics on the most popular programs, such as Word 2013, OneNote, Evernote, Prism and others. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.

Computer Lab
Twitter is a great social media tool and is also an excellent way to keep up-to-date with current events and interests. Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 7. All others may register on February 21.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Small Group Instruction Room
Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Jack MillerFor ages 15+ In this 6-week workshop, participants will discuss Jungian-style dream interpretation. The key Jungian concept of archetypes will be presented by reading and discussing selected Grimm's fairytales. Participants will have the opportunity to have dreams interpreted during the workshop sessions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Ages 15+. Avalon property owners may register on February 10. All others may register on Fe...
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
Google has great apps for web surfing and searching, email and productivity. We will provide a tour and overview of each. The apps include: Gmail, Chrome, Google, Slides, Docs, Sheets and Drive.
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. Avalon property owners may register on February 11. All others may register on February 25.
Small Group Instruction Room
The Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
Title for March: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. Complementary books may be available upon registration. Register 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.
Computer Lab
Cathy Zane will be instructing on "How to use AirDrop to share a file or photo." Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 12. All others may register on February 26.
Computer Lab
Sean Farrell will be instructing on using Dropbox to back up and share your photographs and other important files. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 12. All others may register on February 26.
Computer Lab
Are you interested in extending your marketing to Pinterest? It's a great way to get personal with your clients and a useful tool to drive traffic to your website or blog. Learn Pinterest basics and the difference between a personal and business account. If you are already on Facebook and Twitter, it's time to join the fast growing social platform- Pinterest. This class is for Apple and PC users.Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Jack MillerFor ages 15+ In this 6-week workshop, participants will discuss Jungian-style dream interpretation. The key Jungian concept of archetypes will be presented by reading and discussing selected Grimm's fairytales. Participants will have the opportunity to have dreams interpreted during the workshop sessions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Ages 15+. Avalon property owners may register on February 10. All others may register on Fe...
Computer Lab
This class will look at the web browser, Safari, in detail. We will talk about setting preference to make your browser experience personalized. We will also look at how Safari on the computer works seamlessly with iCloud to let you browse across all of your devices. (iPhone and iPad). Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 17. All others may register on March 3.Please note: The iPhone and iPad may have...
Small Group Instruction Room (map)
The Romance Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Title for March- The Witness by Nora Roberts. Complementary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
You have great photos on your iPad so now what? There are some awesome apps to help spruce up the photos, create albums and scrapbooks. 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. Avalon property owners may register on February 18. All others may register on March 4.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
Find out how to use the best available security and PC maintenance programs and keep your Windows 8 PC running smoothly for years to come in this hands-on class. 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
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Art Room
with Basket maker Gail Donaghy
Ages 18+
Gail will provide instructions for an Easter-type basket and help students make their own. All supplies are included in this workshop. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 24. All others may register on March 10.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Jack MillerFor ages 15+ In this 6-week workshop, participants will discuss Jungian-style dream interpretation. The key Jungian concept of archetypes will be presented by reading and discussing selected Grimm's fairytales. Participants will have the opportunity to have dreams interpreted during the workshop sessions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Ages 15+. Avalon property owners may register on February 10. All others may register on Fe...
Multipurpose Room
This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them.Stars: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp. Rated PG for thematic element...
Computer Lab
If you just received an iPad, this class is for you. We will start with the basics of how to use and navigate the device. 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. Avalon property owners may register on February 25. All others may register on March 11.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
Learn the basics: what is Windows 8 and how is it different from other versions of Windows? How do I start it up and shut it down? There can be a mouse AND a touch screen? Learning the Start Screen, charms bar menu and desktop. Setting up and customizing your user accounts. Make Windows 8 easier to use (changing screen sizes, background pictures, mouse sensitivity) and how to use multiple screens. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Do you see the commercials on TV for Ancestry but try to use it and end up with confusing results? This class will show you how to make the most out of your searches. From simple searches to finding fascinating documents about your family, you will learn how to make the leaves on your tree shake.. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 28. All others may register on March 14.
Computer Lab
Have you been researching your family and don't know which genealogy program is good for you to organize and keep your data? Legacy Family Tree is one program that can help organize your research and create to-do lists, timelines and other valuable research outlines. Attend this workshop to see if this is the right program for you. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 28. All others may register on M...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Art Room
with Paige CunninghamParticipants will use wool roving (long bundles of wool fibers that are produced during the 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 3D animals. All supplies (wool roving, needle kits, and finger guards) are included. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on February 28. All others may register on ...
Small Group Instruction Room
with Jack MillerFor ages 15+ In this 6-week workshop, participants will discuss Jungian-style dream interpretation. The key Jungian concept of archetypes will be presented by reading and discussing selected Grimm's fairytales. Participants will have the opportunity to have dreams interpreted during the workshop sessions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Ages 15+. Avalon property owners may register on February 10. All others may register on Fe...
Multipurpose Room
With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone. WILD powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her. Stars Reese Withe...
Computer Lab
Learn the ins and outs of borrowing popular eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library using the Overdrive app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, and Windows devices. Shannon will show you everything from the basics to advanced features, such as requesting books not shown in Overdrive. Bring your laptop or other device if you would like to ask specific questions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on M...
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.
Multipurpose Room
In The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal. Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode...
Computer Lab
Safari isn't the only way to surf the web! There are others that are worth a look. This class will explore those apps and their differences. The same is true for search engines...Google is not the only one out there. We will review those too. 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. Avalon property owners may register on March 4. All others may register on March 18.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Small Group Instruction Room
with Jack MillerFor ages 15+ In this 6-week workshop, participants will discuss Jungian-style dream interpretation. The key Jungian concept of archetypes will be presented by reading and discussing selected Grimm's fairytales. Participants will have the opportunity to have dreams interpreted during the workshop sessions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Ages 15+. Avalon property owners may register on February 10. All others may register on Fe...
Computer Lab
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
Get more of out your iPad and the iOS 8 by using some cool tips and tricks. Uses for Siri, the keyboard, the photos...and more. 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. Avalon property owners may register on March 8. All others may register on March 22.
Small Group Instruction Room
The Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
Title for April: "Empty Mansions" by Bill Dedman. Complementary books may be available upon registration. 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.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Small Group Instruction Room
with Jack MillerFor ages 15+ In this 6-week workshop, participants will discuss Jungian-style dream interpretation. The key Jungian concept of archetypes will be presented by reading and discussing selected Grimm's fairytales. Participants will have the opportunity to have dreams interpreted during the workshop sessions. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Ages 15+. Avalon property owners may register on February 10. All others may register on Fe...
Multipurpose Room
Directed and produced by Tim Burton, BIG EYES is based on the true story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), who was one of the most successful painters 1950s and early 1960s. The artist earned staggering notoriety by revolutionizing the commercialization and accessibility of popular art with his enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes. The truth would eventually be discovered though: Keane’s were actually not created by him at all, but by his wife, Margaret (Amy Adams). The Keanes, it seemed,...
Computer Lab
The "Cloud" is a great way to keep all of your information handy and organized. Apple's iCloud will be explained and we will discuss a few alternatives. 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. Avalon property owners may register on March 15. All others may register on March 29.
Small Group Instruction Room
The Romance Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
Title for April: "The River" by Beverly Lewis. Complementary books may be available upon registration. 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
with Conrad Weiler. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through April 20.Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.Topics for Great Decisions 2015 include: Russia and the Near Abroad, India Changes Course, Privacy in the Digital Age, U.S. Policy Toward Africa, Human Trafficking ...
Art Room
Seascapes in Acrylic- Capturing Sea, Sand & Skywith Stephanie DimuzioLearn the acrylic techniques you need to create a colorful seascape. Emphasis on composition, color, shape, movement and texture. Inspiration will be drawn from several Impressionist artists and paint from photographs. Please bring seascape photos, preferably that you have taken yourself. Areas covered: composition, color mixing, color studies, applying (acrylic) paint with brushes and palette knives.Materials participants need...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Register
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