New blog web address

July 30, 2012

Evesham Library’s blog can now be found at the main BCLS webpage under the Locations menu at www.bcls.lib.nj.us/evesham. You will find updates for Evesham news and programs there.


This space is no longer maintained but will be left up as the archive for the old blog.

Information pertaining to the Evesham branch such as local school summer reading lists, Miss Holly’s Story Time books, extra kids program pictures, Katheryn’s library ebook & eaudiobook guides, and Mr. Kajaria’s foreign film list can now be found stored on Evesham’s Weebly pages for your convenience.


July Lego Club

July 26, 2012

Do you really love Legos?  Well, you should check out our online calendar & plan to attend the next Lego Club held Monday, 8/13 at the Pinelands Library in Medford. (Stay tuned for additional upcoming Lego events at the Evesham Library)

What theme did we choose for one of the hottest days of the summer? …………………………….  “at the beach,” of course!

Take a look at this creativity.

A day at the beach, complete with Lifeguard and motor boat.

Cruise Ship

This cruise ship has a jacuzzi, pool, and dance floor. These sisters know a thing or two about cruise ships!

Boogie board. Love that BIG WAVE!

This masterpiece represents a day at the beach … can you find Patrick?

Boat or submarine?

Deserted Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


One-on-One Computer Help Sessions

July 20, 2012

There is still an 11 am seat open in the next group of One-on-One Computer Help Sessions on Wednesday, July 25th. You may call the library at 856-983-1444 or visit the online calendar to register.

Program Description: Do you have questions regarding your email, your laptop, the Internet, Microsoft Word, or other programs on the computer? If so, make an appointment for a 30 minute personal help session.



Stuffed Animal Sleepover

July 5, 2012

We’re really celebrating our 2012 Summer Reading Theme (Dream Big … Read!)at the Evesham Library with a Stars Spangled Stuffed Animal Sleepover!!!

Twenty-six furry friends spent the night & the holiday with us at the Evesham Library.  They read, collected prizes, watched the fireworks, and made their great escape.  Come take a look at the mischief they got into …

The greeting committee … welcome to the Evesham Library!

Score! Look at all of these prizes!

Hee hee … press the button, Horse.

Here fishy, fishy, fishy

Ummm … a little privacy, please.

Shhh … come on. Let’s go out this little door.

Hurry … follow me! Where are we going?

to the park!!!

Waiting for the fireworks!

Back in the library …

Do you think anyone saw us?

 


Museum Passes at Evesham!

June 25, 2012

Burlington County Library System’s Museum Pass Program has arrived at the Evesham branch! Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Evesham Library, four shiny new museum passes now live at our branch.

A pass may be checked out for a duration of 4 days and if the pass is checked in, you may call ahead and have it set aside for you for up to an hour. The Museum Pass Program page on the main BCLS website explains how the pass borrowing process works, but please feel free to ask us about it directly!

The passes we have to offer are:

  • Academy of Natural Sciences – 1 pass
  • Garden State Discovery Museum – 2 passes
  • Grounds for Sculpture – 1 pass

June Zumba!

June 22, 2012

Join professional Aerobics instructor and Personal Trainer Martini as she leads this fun and exciting Zumba class for adults!

Spots are still open for tomorrow’s class on Saturday, June 23rd at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Interested patrons may register by visiting the online calendar or by calling the library at 856-983-1444.

Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers/secure footwear to class and remember to bring water and a towel.

Zumba…..The Exhilarating Experience in Fitness
The Zumba program is a fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms and movements from all over the world. Easy to follow moves you will love to workout to. Zumba fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing and inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life!
The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you’ve got a Zumba class.


June Lego Club Pictures!!!

June 21, 2012

Most months at the Evesham Library, we host The Lego Club.  (We meet again on Thursday, 7/26 @ 11:00 amDon’t forget to register 2 weeks prior!)  We provide the Legos, idea books, and snacks … and the kids bring their imaginations.  We kicked off summer with some free-styling Lego building.  Some months we have a theme – and some months we let the kids choose.  Take a look at these creative, inventive, magnificent, & completely awesome Lego creations!

A haunted mansion

A treehouse … so creative!

Shane’s cool creations!

A race car in the garage!

A car from the future … do you think we’ll drive cars in the future? Maybe we’ll “teleport” instead.

Girl power … the girls created buildings!

A ship in outerspace!

A medieval garden with zombies!

 


Library Ebooks & Eaudiobooks for Apple & Android Devices

June 19, 2012

There are still seats available for tomorrow’s class (Wednesday, June 20th at 10:30 am) on using the Overdrive app to check0ut ebooks and eaudiobooks from the library.

Join us to learn how to borrow library Ebooks and Eaudiobooks, available for free with your library card through the BCLS website, on your Apple iOS or Android device. (Also for Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry devices.)

Please feel free to bring your device with you. If you would like to get set up to use the wireless Internet here at the library, please see the librarian at the Information Desk a few minutes before class starts. You will need your library card or photo id if you have lost your card.

If you interested in attending tomorrow, please call the library at 856-983-1444 or visit our online calendar to register.

We look forward to seeing you in class!


Foreign Film & Discussion Series

June 15, 2012

Walk on Water

Please join former Drexel Professor Ramesh Kajaria on Sunday, June 17th at 2:00 pm to watch and discuss this award-winning film from Israel. In Hebrew & German w/English subtitles, rated R, 2004. Registration not required, but seating is limited.

If you are unable to attend the viewing, you may check the DVD out from the library. (If you are not a member of the Burlington County Library System, check with your own library to see if they carry it or can get it for you.)

Synopsis: American-born Israeli director Eytan Fox lenses this contemporary road movie that takes its Israeli characters to Berlin as they attempt to understand the role that the past still plays in the lives of young Israeli and German people. Lior Ashkenzai, Carola Ranier, Hans Tischler, Israeli Gideon Shemer and Yousuf Swaid co-star, and the soundtrack includes tunes by Esther Ofarim, Bruce Springsteen, Telepopmusic and Gigliola Cinquetti.


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