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Friday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 3pm
235 32nd Street, Avalon, NJ 08202
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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
Do you have a story to share or maybe a skill or special talent? Join us in creating stunning animated videos with Adobe Voice. Create a mini documentary, a tutorial on your special talent or just come and see the possibilities with Adobe Voice. It is a free and very easy to use app.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Children's Library
Story Time returns on Tuesday, October 14 at 10 a.m.
Computer Lab
Instructor will teach how to use the Mac Interface: Finder and Finder windows, the desktop, the menu bar, the Dock, files and folders. She will also talk in detail about OS X Mavericks and the exciting changes coming this fall with OS X YOSMITIE. In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesHave you longed to tell the stories of your life but can't imagine where to begin or end? Do you believe your life has not been exciting enough to record and leave for posterity? Has your life been unusual and fascinating but you lack confidence as a writer? This workshop will provide a solution for any excuse that may have been holding you back. You will be taught the "snapshot method" of memoir writing and the necessity of choosing the "scope" of your ...
Small Group Instruction Room
The second Wednesday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 p. m. 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
The Mail App is an excellent way to combine your multiple email accounts or use just one. We will go over the process of adding accounts, changing the important settings, and sending and receiving messages. Contacts are very important to the email because they save time and make sending messages easier.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Second Wednesday of each month. October: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
A limited number of books are available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Children's Library
Story Time returns on Tuesday, October 14 at 10 a.m.
Computer Lab
Learn the basics: what is Windows 8 and how is it different from other versions of Windows? How do I start it up and shut it down? There can be a mouse AND a touch screen? Learn the Start Screen, Charms tool bar menu and desktop. Set up and customize your user accounts. Make Windows 8 easier to use (change screen sizes, background pictures, mouse sensitivity, and use multiple screens).
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
Students will get a hands-on experience with Apple's answer to PowerPoint, Keynote. In addition, the instructor will highlight the book, "The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience" by Carmine Gallo. Even if you are a die-hard PowerPoint user, consider this class as an opportunity to learn exactly how to use Jobs' crowd-pleasing techniques in your own presentations! *The iPhone and iPad also have the Keynote App, but not all features may be availabl...
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Small Group Instruction Room
Second and fourth Monday of every month for word play. No registration necessary.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Art Room
with Valerie Waywell-Peirson
Egret with Marsh background
Valerie will be showing participants how to create an Egret with Marsh background in this 3-hour workshop. No experience is necessary,all supplies are included, and she will provide a sample painting and instructions.
Registration is required. Avalon property owners may register on September 14. All others may register on September 28.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesHave you longed to tell the stories of your life but can't imagine where to begin or end? Do you believe your life has not been exciting enough to record and leave for posterity? Has your life been unusual and fascinating but you lack confidence as a writer? This workshop will provide a solution for any excuse that may have been holding you back. You will be taught the "snapshot method" of memoir writing and the necessity of choosing the "scope" of your ...
Multipurpose Room
The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. Popcorn and beverages will be served. Rated PG. Stars: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert
Computer Lab
The Notes App comes free on the iPad and is a great way to stay organized. You can create shopping and to-do lists and save important information. The Reminders App also comes free on the iPad and is a great way to keep yourself on task and complete those chores. Calendar will show your busy schedule at one glance and is easy to set up.Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
3rd Wednesday of each month. Title for October: Beneath a Blood Red Moon by Heather Graham
A limited number of books are available upon registration.
Registration is required 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
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.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
History Center
3rd Tuesday of each month. Title for October: Beneath a Blood Red Moon by Heather Graham
A limited number of books are available upon registration.
Registration is required.
Location: History Center, 235 39th Street
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
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. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
with Ms. Eva FeeleyAdvanced Memoir WritingFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" (or other beginner Memoir Writing workshop), this workshop will kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the principles for developing an effective Writing Response Group so that giving a...
Computer Lab
Safari isn't the only way to surf the web. Instructor will show alternatives to Safari for web browsing, including Mercury, Chrome, Coast, and Dolphin. She will also look at different engines like Google and Bing.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. 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
Learn how to use the Apps that Windows 8 comes with (calculator, calendar, email, weather, travel, etc.- how to open them, use them, adjust app settings, rearrange them on your start screen, etc. Learn how to get new apps from the Windows App Store. Also covered- browsing and searching the store, exploring available apps by category, downloading and installing apps, how to uninstall apps.Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Computer Lab
with Casey ZahnTopic: Beginning Your Family ResearchSometimes the hardest thing to do is to find out about your family’s history. You may have heard a story about your grandparents or their parents but you aren’t certain about how to discover the truth behind the story. Perhaps they arrived from a small town in Europe with only the clothes on their back? The challenge of researching your family is not finding the documents-it’s the new stories that you uncover! Come and learn how easy it is to r...
Computer Lab
with Casey ZahnTopic: DNA in your Genealogy ResearchHas a cousin approached you and asked you to participate in a DNA study of your family? Or have you heard about DNA to help solve family mysteries and you think it could solve yours? Come and discover how DNA research has helped genealogists and family historians find and make a connection with others in the genealogy field. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.. Avalon property owners may registe...
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Small Group Instruction Room
Second and fourth Monday of every month for word play. No registration necessary.
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
Online
Join us for the live online webinar "DNA in Your Genealogy Research "with genealogist Catherine "Casey" Zahn on Wed. 10/29, 6:00-7:30 PM. There are 25 available spots for first-come-first-served registration. REGISTER: https://student.gototraining.com/r/6959028256414759680 DESCRIPTION: Perhaps you have seen commercials for genealogical DNA tests or have had a family member approach you to participate in a DNA study of your family and wonder how DNA can help solve family mysteries and if one c...
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Computer Lab
What's new in iOS 8? It may look the same but there are a lot of changes in the new operating system on the iPad. Join us for an overview.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
Computer Lab
Just get an iPad? Do you need a little help getting started? Please join us for an introduction to how it all works. We will go over the basics, settings, and home screen apps. Bring your questions.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. 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
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
with Casey ZahnTopic: Unpuzzling Your DocumentsSometimes you look and look and look for an answer and can’t find the answer you are seeking. Other times you have a document and you can’t decipher the writing or what the document means. In Unpuzzling Your Documents, come and learn what your documents are showing you to advance your research.Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on October 8. All others may registe...
Computer Lab
with Casey ZahnTopic: No Brick Walls: Just the Right KeySo often in genealogical research, researchers claim they have hit a brick wall when they only need to find the right key.Learn how to advance your research through timelines and looking at your research through different perspectives. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register on October 8. All others may register on October 22.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Library closed in observance of Veterans Day. Reopen at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 12.
Computer Lab
The Camera, Camera Roll, and Photos Apps have changed with the new iOS 8 update. Learn the difference.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.
Small Group Instruction Room
Second Wednesday of each month. October: Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff
A limited number of books are 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.
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.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
The library will be closed on Wednesday, November 19 for In-Service. We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 20.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
Computer Lab
Learn to use your iPad to create unique holiday greetings with your photos and videos.
Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) In-Person Class. 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.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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
October 21 through December 2, except November 11.with Ms. Eva FeeleyWrite Your Own MemoriesFor memoirists who have completed the "Write Your Own Memoirs" workshop, the six weeks of "Advanced Memoir Writing" will pick up where we ended and kick our writing up a notch! Participants will be introduced to revision and crafting options to enhance reader response to memoir pieces. We'll learn to recognize the material that doesn't fit into our current projects. Writers will also be taught the princip...
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Gymnasium
Mondays, October 20 through December 8
with Victoria Athene
In this class, you will learn the basic movements of Belly Dance. Emphasis will be on posture and stretching in a safe and supported environment. Wear comfortable clothing and learn this ancient and beautiful dance form. Posture, breathing, and stretching is executed before, during, and after every class.
Registration is required 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.
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
Children's Library
Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.
Instructor available once monthly
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.
Thursday, October 02, 2014 Register
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