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










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?


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!


Announcing Summer Reading 2012!

June 5, 2012

It’s that time again … Summer Reading Clubs will begin on Monday, June 25th!  The prizes will begin on Wednesday, June 27th.  Summer Reading ends on Friday, August 17th.

There is a BRAND NEW Summer Reading Club for our littlest readers.  This is the “Early Literacy Club” for 0-3 year olds.  You will receive an activity sheet with fun activities that promote literacy for babies and toddlers.  Complete at least 10 activities and stop back in for a prize!

The theme is “Dream Big – Read!” for the 3 – 12 year old crowd.

4 hours of reading = 1 prize.  We will have a fabulous prize table & you may choose a toy, take a coupon for a yummy treat, enter a raffle, or even win a Book!

“Own the Night” for the teens (ages 12 – 18 years)

Complete 4 hours of reading, fill out your reading log, & stop in for a prize.  Your prizes include a weekly raffle to your favorite stores, food coupons, school supplies, & fantastic NEW books!  12 year olds may choose to join either reading club.  It is up to you!

Don’t forget that we have an Adult Summer Reading program too … We have something for everyone.  So, stop by and see us.  We have many of the Recommended Reading Lists for Evesham and Medford schools.  Many of the reading lists can also be found right here on our blog.  Just click on the “2012 Summer Reading” tab at the top of the page or click here.

Sunday Family Matinee: Hugo

May 11, 2012

Join us on Sunday, May 13th at 2:00 pm to watch this beautiful, Oscar-winning film based on Brian Selznick’s children’s novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

Registration is not required and snacks are welcome! Rated PG.

Lego Club Clue for tomorrow, Thursday 4/26

April 25, 2012

Registered for the Lego Club at the Evesham Library tomorrow, 4/26, at 4:oo? Well, you know we choose a different theme each month … and the theme for April is “Adventure at Sea”.  So, start thinking about what you would like to create. Here are a couple of ideas.

Pirate Ship


Wagging Tales on Wednesday Nights

March 28, 2012

Tai, Rusty, Beemer, and a couple new friends stopped by the Evesham Library for some good stories & fun.  The dogs from Leashes of Love visit us each month for a program that includes reading aloud, walking dogs, & learning interesting facts about our furry friends.  Check out our online calendar for the next Wagging Tales program!  (Don’t forget registration begins 2 weeks prior to the program!)

Tai and Dwayne

Local American Girl Fashion Show

February 24, 2012

Calling all American Girl fans …

There is an American Girl Fashion Show coming up on March 10th & 11th at the Tavistock Country Club in Haddonfield, NJ.  This is a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends, and favorite dolls!  Enjoy elegant refreshments, enter to win door prizes, & learn about changing fashions over the years.  Please click HERE for more details about cost, ages, and directions. (This is not affiliated with the Evesham Branch Library.  Just wanted to share information about a fun event.   But, don’t forget … BCLS carries lots of American Girl books, dvds, and magazines.)

Fancy Nancy Movie?

February 23, 2012

Fancy Nancy is on her way to the Big Screen, according to this CNN article.  Do you have any suggestions for casting?  Who should play Nancy?  Bree?

If you haven’t read the newest Fancy Nancy title, Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser … then click here to request a copy today.