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.

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May Zumba!

May 23, 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 next week’s class on Wednesday, May 30th at 11:00 am to 12:00 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.


Foreign Film & Discussion Series

May 15, 2012

Of Gods and Men  (Des Hommes et des Dieux)

Please join former Drexel Professor Ramesh Kajaria on Sunday, May 20th at 2:00 pm to watch and discuss this award-winning film from France. In French w/English subtitles, rated PG-13, 2010. 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: Nominated for 2011 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar and awarded Grand Prix honors at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, this compelling historical drama relates the ordeal of seven French Trappist monks in the mountains of Algeria who are taken captive by Islamic fundamentalists. Before the monks’ abduction, they have ample reason to believe they may be in danger, but their assumption that there can and must be common ground between Islam and Christianity leads them to remain at the monastery.


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.


New Fish!

May 7, 2012

Our fish tank has some brand new residents, thanks to the Friends of Evesham Library! The newbies are quite lively and very colorful, so drop by and say hello!


Getting Through to Your Child

May 2, 2012

Join the Family Support Organization of Burlington County tomorrow night, Thursday, May 3rd at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for part 1 of Getting Through to Your Child.

Part 2 will be Thursday, May 10th, also from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

To register for this 2-part class or for more information, please call the Family Support Organization of Burlington County (A Chapter of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health) at 609-265-8838. Childcare not available.

Program Description:

Does your child say hateful things to you when you make even the simplest request? Has your child’s back talk crossed the line into verbal abuse, with cursing and ugly name calling? Do your kids use disgusting language with each other that gets worse when they argue?

This program takes the mystery and fear out of verbal abuse by and between children and shows you a simple, practical way to stop it in its tracks.


Invest in You!

April 30, 2012

Join Selina Hall on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm to learn some tips and suggestions on goal setting, time management and personal growth. These techniques can change your life! Registration required.

To register, please call the library at 856-983-1444 or visit the online calendar.


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

Submarine


Foreign Film & Discussion Series

April 25, 2012

The Thief  (Vor)

Please join former Drexel Professor Ramesh Kajaria on Sunday, April 29th at 2:00 pm to watch and discuss this Oscar-nominated film from Russia. In Russian, not rated, 1997. 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: In this Oscar-nominated film, widow Katya and her young child, Sanya, meet a handsome army captain, Tolyan, on a train in 1952 Russia. Posing as a family, the three find a rooming house where Tolyan becomes everyone’s favorite. Tolyan charms with his good looks and generosity — especially   toward Sanya. But the relationship goes sour when Tolyan’s plans for the rooming house become clear, and his real identity is revealed.


Hunger Games Teen Lock-in

April 23, 2012

Last Saturday night, we “battled to the death” (well, sort of) at the Evesham/Medford/Pemberton Hunger Games Teen Lock-inCheck out our YouTube video here of the 1st challenge.

The Feast before the Hunger Games begin

 

District 1 tribute works with her stylists

Feather eyelashes for District 10

Prop team builds the runway

Awesome job!

A game of Fireball ... look out!

Ready to test your Hunger Games Knowledge in a game of ...

Trivia. 4 teams, 1 winner.

The Gamemakers

"May the odds be ever in your favor"