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4/10, 3:30pm



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Smart Phone Users Group


iPhones 5:30-6:30

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Kindle & Other eReaders Workshops

4/16, 6:15-7:45pm



iPad Workshop

Every Wednesday
Apr. 3,10,17,24

Beginners, 4:30pm

Intermediate, 5:30-7:45pm

Registration required
For more information 



PC Users Group

4/15, 6:15-7:45pm

"Avoid Being Ripped Off With Online Shopping" 


Kindle / eReader Workshop
4/16, 6:15-7:45pm


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PreSchool Storytime

Tue & Thur, 10am


Wii Games

4/19 & 4/24, 3:15-4:45pm


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April, 2013 

Joe Fischer  Magic Show
Hocus-Pocus - It's Joe Fischer
Magician Joe Fischer will not change anyone's sister or brother into a toad, but he will astound and magically put smiles on everyones' face.
Kid's Magic Show:
Monday, April 1, 11am
Oh, Please Like Me! 
Social Media Users Group
New social media users group with Bob Hoesly. Learn about the most common social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest & others. There are a limited number of library computers that will be available. Consider bringing your laptop, tablet or other mobile device.
2nd Monday of the month - April 8, 6:15-7:45pm
Rain Barrel Irrigation
Garden Lecture: Rain Barrel Watering
Jennifer Sawyer, master gardener, will discuss water conservation, and the benefits and construction of rain barrel irrigation systems. Q & A will follow the presentation.
Thursday, April 4. 6:30pm
What are you doing this summer?
Author Jennifer Weiner
We know that author Jennifer Weiner (author's website) will be coming to visit you here in Avalon on July 10. Jed Gaylin and the Bay-Atlantic Symphony will be serenading you on July 20 & August 17. Here's a preview of other things we are planning for you this summer.

         Jennifer Weiner
Food For Fines - National Library Week Food For Fines
"Pay" overdue fines with donations of non-perishable canned or packaged food items. Each donated food item will be equal to $1.00 in fines. The program is for existing fines only. Library materials must be returned before the donation can be applied to the fine. Even if you do not have fines, your donations will be welcome. The library will give all food items to the Holy Redeemer Food Pantry.  

Staff Net Picks

April Fools Recipes - From allrecipes.com


April 2013 Recipe Index - From the Food Network

How To Opt Out of Receiving Facebook Ads Based on Your Real-Life Shopping Activity - From the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Let's Get Physical: The Psychology of Effective Workout Music - From Scientific American.

Interactive Sky Hawk - Sky & Telescope's Interactive Sky Chart 
creates a custom naked-eye map of the whole sky for any place on Earth, at any time of day or night, on any date from 1600 to 2400." Requires registration.

Open Library - Free eBook
 borrowing requires free membership registration and a user profile. Open Library is an online cataloguing initiative linked with the Internet Archive, and together they have partnered with Overdrive to provide a searchable online eBook lending library. When you do your search click in the box titled eBooks.

Send Anywhere - Are you looking for a new, quick utility to send files, photos, and applications? The Send Anywhere application may be your new solution. The user interface is simple and accessible, and the site includes a FAQ area for tweaking the various functions within the application. This version is compatible with mobile devices running Android 4.2 or iOS 5.0 and newer. Apps are available for both for Android and iPad/iPhone.

How to Clean Anything - Just in time for spring cleaning.

Allergies - An overview of allergies from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Food Allergy: Research and Education - Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is dedicated solely to bringing about a clearer understanding of the issues surrounding food allergies. FARE's mission is to ensure the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure.

Garden Calendar: Daily Tips for the Home Gardener - The Garden Calendar helps to plan for the entire gardening season. Includes tips and techniques for various garden types, ranging from planning vegetable gardend to butterfly garden.

Today in Baseball History - Today in Baseball History - Find historic baseball events, baseball birthdays and baseball deaths for a selected date.