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Ongoing Programs

 

Knitters

 Mondays, 3:30

 

Creative Writing
5/2, 5:45-7:45pm

5/18, 10-Noon

 

Italian Culture Group

5/8, 3:30pm

 

Scrabble

5/13 & 5/29, 5:45-7:45pm

 

Great Decisions Foreign Affairs Discussion Group

Mondays, 5/1 - 5/20

 

Tech Corner

 

Smart Phone Users Group

5/6

iPhones 5:30-6:30

Droid, Windows

6:45-7:45pm

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 Download Workshops

for eBooks & eAudiobooks

5/21, 6:15-7:45pm

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iPad Workshop

Every Wednesday
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 28

Beginners, 4:30pm

Intermediate, 5:30-7:45pm

Registration required
For more information 

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PC Users Group

5/20, 6:15-7:45pm 

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Social Media Users

5/13, 6:15pm

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For the Kids

 

PreSchool Storytime

Tue & Thur, 10am

 

Wii Games

5/8 & 5/22, 3:15-4:45pm

 

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Just Released Film 

 Just Released Film: Safe Haven

Safe Haven

PG-13

Tues, May 14, 6pm 

 

Newsletter

May, 2013 

Library Closed on Memorial Day
Memorial Day 2013
  
The Library will be closed Memorial Day, Monday, 5/27. 
  
The library will be opened during regular hours on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 & 26.  
Surf Fishing Lecture 
Surf Fishing Lecture
Bob Jackson, a professional fishing guide, will discuss equipment, rigs and tackle, techniques and  baits and lures that well help you catch local saltwater species. Proper release techniques for conservation purposes will also be discussed.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 6:30pm
Chair Yoga with Amy Sue Smith
Chair Yoga
  
45 minutes of low-impact poses with assistance of a 15 minute chair meditation.
  
4 Thursdays ( May 2, 9, 16, 23)
11:30 at the Senior Center
  
Class size is limited.
Registration required.   
Legal Forms for PA & NJ
Legal Forms For PASome of the basic/standard forms provided by this service cover the following categories: Real Estate,  Leases, Corporations,  Employment, Wills, Sale of Property, Loans & Financing and other business forms.
Social Media Users Group
with Bob Hoesly
Social Media WorkshopLearn about the most common social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin & others. As a limited number of computers will be available, consider briniging your own laptop, tablet, etc.
 
2nd Monday (May 13), 6:15pm 
Office 2013 & Windows 8 Workshops 
Office 2013 & Windows8 Classes
  
Windows 8 for Seniors Series  
Getting to Know Windows 8
 - Friday, May 17, 10am-Noon
Hands on With Windows 8 Apps
 - Friday, May 31, 10am-Noon
  
Intro to Office 2013
Getting Started - Friday, May 17, 12:30-2:30pm
Word & Excel - Friday, May 31, 12:30-2:30pm
  
Limited seating. Registration required. If you have your own Windows 8 laptop, encourage you to bring it.  
Acrylics Art Workshop with Bobbie Berg 
Acrylics Art WorkshopBobbie will provide lots of tips on the use of acrylic paints plus a brief history on acrylics. She will also demo a landscape painting and show how to get panels ready using gesso. Bring your painting with acrylic questions to have some fun. Registration required.
  
  
Saturday, May 18, 9:30am-3:30pm
  

Staff Net Picks
 

May Recipes - Food Network, Cooking Light Magazine, Southern Living


Memorial Day History - History.com, National Memorial Day Concert


Saltwater Fishing Updates from The Star-Ledger's Al Ristori

How to Keep Your Phone Safe From Hackers

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals - National Portrait Gallery

Every Necessary Care & Attention: George Washington & Medicine - National Library of Medicine

Libraries Matter: 5 Fantastic Library Infographics from eBookfreiwndly.com

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens - Scientific American

Reader Rocker eReader Comparison - Are you in the market to purchase an eReader and want to see how the different devices compare to each other? Reader Rocket wants to make things easy for you.

ShelSilverstein.com -  This prolific writer of books such as Falling Up (1996), The Light in the Attic (1981), The Giving Tree (1964) and Where the Sidewalk Ends (1974) is still read and relevant today. This website, dedicated to all things Shel Silverstein for kids, has games and puzzles, news, Shel's books and where to get them, a biography of Shel Silverstein, and ideas for teachers and parents.


Immediately after Boston, the library posted the three following links on our Facebook page:

Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration - This nicely organized directory of web resources provides information for students, parents, teachers, other care givers, responders and health professional who may be dealing withg the aftermath of traumatic events. Considering the images from Boston we have been seeing, the section on Tips on Media Coverage and dealing with children is extremely important.

 

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Community Members can Do from the National Institute of Mental Health

 

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents can Do from the National Institute of Mental Health