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235 32nd Street, Avalon, NJ 08202
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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.
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...
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.
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 ...
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
For beginners and those thinking about making the switch to Apple, this class will introduce you to the different pieces that make up the Mac interface. Learn about the Finder, desktop, menu bar, Dock, Trash, files and folders and more. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. You are welcome to bring your iPhone or iPad, but please be aware this class will focus on Apple computers and may only highlight some aspects of mobile devices.
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 by calling 609-96...
Small Group Instruction Room
Italian Culture will not meet during the month of April. 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. Complimentary 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
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
This class will explore the Mac App Store & Launchpad. The instructor will show how Apple revolutionizes the way applications are installed on your computer. She will look at the most popular apps and teach the best ways to search the App Store to find the perfect apps to fit your lifestyle. These tips will help you spend less time hunting a relevant app and more time enjoying it. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. You are welcome to bring your ...
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 ...
Multipurpose 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...
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. Complimentary 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 the process of setting up a simple and complex passcode and touch ID. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on March 18. All others may register on April 1.
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.
Sean Farrell will be instructing on setting up a simple and complex passcode and password management apps. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on March 18. All others may register on April 1.
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.
Computer Lab
This class will begin with a review of the Finder and move on to the applications folder, then look closely at some of the applications that are built into your Mac. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. You are welcome to bring your iPhone or iPad, but please be aware this class will focus on Apple computers and may only highlight some aspects of mobile devices.
Computer Lab
Learn how to set up your widgets and notifications. Have all of your important information available with one swipe. 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 22. All others may register on April 5.
Multipurpose Room
Joe Alvarez will be lecturing on seaside/coastal landscapes. Alvarez has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Environmental Science, is a board member of the Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, a founding member of the Cape May County Beach Plum Association and is active in many county and agricultural programs in South Jersey.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
Learn about Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Kindle and all of the apps that can keep you entertained on your Windows 8 device, including the library's own app, Overdrive. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
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...
Art Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Art 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.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
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 April 2. All others may register on April 16.
Art Room
Monday and Tuesday, May 4 and 5. Make a mosaic flowerpot in this 2-day workshop with instructor Michele Pascuillo. You will choose your materials and glue your project on day one and return to grout on day two. All supplies are included. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on April 4. All others may register on April 18.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Art Room
Monday and Tuesday, May 4 and 5. Make a mosaic flowerpot in this 2-day workshop with instructor Michele Pascuillo. You will choose your materials and glue your project on day one and return to grout on day two. All supplies are included. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on April 4. All others may register on April 18.
Multipurpose Room
Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay’s SELMA tells the real story of how the revered leader and vis...
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
Learn how to use, install, uninstall, customize, and rearrange Windows 8 apps, along with some suggestions for those that will help you get the most from your device. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
This beginner class will look at the best ways to view and organize your files and help you devise an organization strategy that works for you. In addition, we will create a tailored desktop workflow diagram that can be used to manage your workflow practices. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. You are welcome to bring your iPhone or iPad, but please be aware this class will focus on Apple computers and may only highlight some aspects of mobile d...
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.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Multipurpose Room
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring. Stars: Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworth. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, and brief language including a sexual reference.
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
Need ideas on what you can do with your new iPad? Join us as we go over the various uses and apps you might find useful 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 April 13. All others may register on April 27.
Small Group Instruction Room
Title for May: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. Complimentary 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
Have important info available with one swipe. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on April 14. All others may register on April 28.
Computer Lab
Have important info available with one swipe. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on April 14. All others may register on April 28.
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.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
This class will help you solve a few minor issues that may come up with 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. Avalon property owners may register on March 4. All others may register on March 18.
Small Group Instruction Room
The Romance Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Title for May: "Chasing Perfect" by Susan Mallery. Complimentary 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.
Multipurpose Room
Tom Maguire will be instructing on how to get bikes ready for the season: fixing a punctured tire, showing components of bikes and lubricating points and general maintenance tips.
Computer Lab
Learn how to install and use Google's Chrome browser and all of its popular features. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Library
We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
This class will go over apps that will help you plan your trip and ease the stress. 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.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Multipurpose Room
Tom Maguire will be focusing on ongoing maintenance and adjustments of bikes and answer questions.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Multipurpose Room
Tom Maguire will be instructing on bicycle repair, getting your bike ready to stow away for the season, and answering questions.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 Register
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