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Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Small Group Instruction Room
Join the Scrabblers on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Computer Lab
Dr. Jerrold Casway.will speak about how he came upon the topic of his lecture, Octavius Catto and the Pythian ball club of Philadelphia. The mid-19th century roots of this topic include the Institute of Colored Youth and the relationship of Philadelphia's most prominent black scholars and entrepreneurs with the south Jersey resort town. Dr. Casway is a retired History professor and college dean now living in the local area. His latest book, "The Culture and Ethnicity of 19th-century Baseball", h...
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Multipurpose Room
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. Starring Gary Oldman, Lily James and Scott Thomas. This film is rated PG-13 for Biography, Drama and History. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Multipurpose Room
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gail Garcia Bernal and Benjamin Bratt. This film is rated PG for animation, adventure, comedy. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Small Group Instruction Room
with moderator Conrad Weiler. Title for Feb 28 meeting: "The Johnstown Flood" by David McCullough. 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.

Small Group Instruction Room
with instructor Melissa Palmer. 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
with Cathy Zane. Did you just get an iPad? Learn the basic steps to get around and start enjoying all that it can do for you. We will learn how to download and organize apps, change the settings and more.
Multipurpose Room
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. This film is rated R for crime and drama. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Art Room
with Michele Yakopcic. Participants will decorate a styrofoam wreath with pastel ribbons, birds & other Easter decor. Instructor will also show to make a bow. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning February 3. All others may register beginning February 17.
History Center
There are countless theories, books and movies on this subject, which is one of the most enduring mysteries of the 20th Century. Retired Air Force celestial navigator, Mark Allen, will present a well-researched theory supported by ample circumstantial evidence that answers these questions. Allen will focus on the methodology utilized by Fred Noonan as he guided her Electra across the vast Pacific on that fateful July night. Together we'll look at the evidence from logs to artifacts in an effort ...
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
with Sean Farrell. Learn the basics of using a Windows PC/laptop. We'll explore the Start Menu, Taskbar, Cortana, Notification Center and file navigation, to make sure you have a solid footing to get started using a computer.
Multipurpose Room
In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. This film is rated R for Comedy and Drama. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf and Tracy Letts. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Senior Center
Chef Linda Schwartz will demonstrate how to prepare soda bread and chopped salad at the Avalon Senior Center in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Recipes will be provided and participants will be able to sample each. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to find out about your family's history. You may have heard a story about your grandparents but you aren't certain about how to discover the truth behind the story. The challenge of researching your family is not finding the documents, it's the new stories that you uncover! Learn how easy it is to research your family in this workshop. Registration is required 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.
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
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. Starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney. This film is rated R for biography, comedy and drama. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Small Group Instruction Room
The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 11 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon. This film is rated R for adventure, drama and fantasy. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
Small Group Instruction Room
with moderator Dorothy Pearson. Title for March: "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves: A Novel" by Karen Joy Fowler. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
with Sean Farrell. Learn the basics of using the most popular web browsers, like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. We'll explain how to navigate the web, use search, add bookmarks, and change your basic settings.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
with Sean Farrell. Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. for help with questions regarding your computer, phone, iPad, software, or an app. If possible, bring your iPhone, iPad, or laptop along with you so we can help! No registration needed, walk-ins welcome!
Multipurpose Room
In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape. Starring Arnie Hammer, Timothee Stuhlbarg This film is rated R for drama and romance. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA guide at www.mpaa.org.
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
Join us on St. Patrick's Day to celebrate the Luck of the Irish with music from Ceol Binn, featuring Leslie Clark on guitar with vocals and Stephanie Sussmeier on harp.
Computer Lab
with instructor Casey Zahn. Have you seen the advertisements about your DNA? Are you curious about doing it? Or have you done take a test and don’t know what to do with the results? Come and learn how to read your results and make contacts with cousins you didn’t know you had
Small Group Instruction Room
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome.
Children's Library

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

Computer Lab
with Sean Farrell. Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. for help with questions regarding your computer, phone, software, or an app. If possible, bring your phone or laptop along with you so we can help! No registration needed, walk-ins welcome!
Computer Lab
with Cathy Zane. Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 6:30 and 8 p.m. for help with questions regarding your computer, phone, iPad, software, or an app. If possible, bring your iPhone, iPad, or laptop along with you so we can help! No registration needed, walk-ins welcome!
Computer Lab
with Cathy Zane. Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. for help with questions regarding your computer, phone, iPad, software, or an app. If possible, bring your iPhone, iPad, or laptop along with you so we can help! No registration needed, walk-ins welcome!
Computer Lab
with Sean Farrell. Learn the basics of using email. We'll explain how to set up an email account, send and receive messages, attach images, manage contacts, and create groups.
Small Group Instruction Room
with moderator Michelle Devine. Title for March: "The Switch" by Sandra Brown. 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
with instructor Kevin Ison. Tai Chi Chuan develops a meditative awareness through soft, slow movements, done with deliberate attention, in harmony with the breath. Tai Chi Chuan imparts great health, increased energy, improved balance and ease of motion while teaching self defense for all ages. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register beginning February 22. All others may register beginning March 8.
Computer Lab
Conrad Weiler, Associate Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Temple University will moderate. Sessions are being held for eight weeks through May 3.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 2018 include: The waning of Pax Americana?, Russia's foreig...
Small Group Instruction Room
with moderator Dorothy Pearson. Title for March: "Memory Man" by David Baldacci. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
with Sean Farrell. Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 10 and 11:30 a.m. for help with questions regarding your computer, phone, software, or an app. If possible, bring your phone or laptop along with you so we can help! No registration needed, walk-ins welcome!
Computer Lab
with Cathy Zane. Drop in to this open forum workshop anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. for help with questions regarding your computer, phone, iPad, software, or an app. If possible, bring your iPhone, iPad, or laptop along with you so we can help! No registration needed, walk-ins welcome!
Sunday, February 25, 2018
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