December, 2013.
Special Hours & Closings
Christmas Eve, December 24 - Closing 5pm
Christmas Day, December 25 - Closed
New Year's Eve, December 31 - Closing 5pm
New Year's Day, January 1 - Closed
"5-Star Library" Again!
For the sixth time, the library has received "5 star" status as reported in the 2013 Library Journal Star Report. The library was rated on computer use, program attendance, circulation and visits. This year 263 libraries nation-wide  received "Star" status. Other libraries in New Jersey to receive this recognition are Bernardsville Public Library (5-Stars), Somerset County Library (3-Stars), Mercer County Library (5-Stars), Ocean City Free Public Library (4-Stars) and Princeton Public Library (3-Stars).
Genealogy Workshops with Casey Zahn
December  7, Saturday
10am-Noon - U.S. Census Data (more) 
1-3pm - Ancestry and Online Sources (more)

Seating limited - registration required,
iPad Classes Resume with Cathy Zane!
iPad classes are back again! They are scheduled for Wednesdays from 5:30 - 7:30pm. Look what is planned for December!
December 4 - iMovie / iPhoto - Create digital greetings with iMovie or holiday cards with iPhoto (more)
December 11 - IOS7 - New a few pointers. Get acquainted with the new system.  (more)
December 18 - Must-Have Apps - Great apps that make you wonder how you ever got by without them!. Share your favorites! (more)
Using Online Product Reviews
Be an informed consumer. Find the best information before making the purchase. (more) (to register for the webinar)
Thursday, December 5, 6-7:45pm  (In-person workshop)
Wednesday, December 11, 6-7:30pm (webinar)

Creating a Website the Easy Way
Learn to use the on-line program Blogger to build a website.
There will also be an overview of free on-line programs of Wix and Weebly, as well as an intro to website hosting.  (more)
December 14, Saturday, 10-Noon
Planning Ahead: New Book Clubs in January
~ Write Your Own Memoirs with Eva Feeley
8 Tuesdays from  January 14 - March 4, 6-7:30pm

~ Two new book groups will be starting in January: a romance book club and one for general literature. More information to follow. 
Free and Easy Self-Publishing
Learn how to publish and sell your work on Amazon. (more)
(to register for webinar)
Wednesday, December 4, 6-7:30pm (webinar)
Thursday, December 12, 6-7:45pm (in-person class)
Apple Computer Classes Are Back!
Apple computer classes are now in-session on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm.
Introduction to MAC - Learn basic operations such as manipulating windows,.. (more) - December 3.


Introduction to iCloud - Get and overview of cloud computing. (more) - December 17.

PC Classes
Preserving Your Digital Memories, Part 2 - This is a follow to the project that was worked on in November. 
December 7, Saturday, 10am - noon



Small Business Apps - Learn how to be productive and mobile. Get tips on using apps for communication, collaboration and organization. (more)
December 19, Thursday, 6-7:45pm
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235-32nd Street
Avalon, NJ 08202
Ongoing Programs
Writing Workshop
Dec 5, Thu, 5:45-7:45pm
Dec 21, Sat, 10-noon

Every Mon, 3:30pm ________________________

Dec 9 & 23, Mon, 5:45pm

Italian Culture Group
Dec 11, Wed, 3:30pm
Tech Support Groups
PC Users
Dec 16, Mon, 6:15-7:45pm

Smart Phone Users
Dec 2, Mon
iPhones from 5:30-6:30pm
Droid & Windows phones
 from 6:45-7:45pm


Social Media Users
Dec 9, Mon, 6:15pm 

Programs for Children
Story Time for Preschoolers
 Tue & Thu, 10am

Lego Club
 Dec 6, Fri, 3:15-4:45pm

Video Games with Zach
Dec 4, Fri,3:15-4:45pm
Download Workshop
Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks Workshop Bring your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, Android phone etc.  Bring your questions. 


Dec 17, Tuesday, 6:15pm

Free and Easy Self-Publishing
Wed, Dec. 4, 6-7:30pm
Information & Registration

Using Online Product Reviews
Wed, Dec. 11, 6-7:30pm

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