Events

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Info session: Rowan College Workforce Training Programs

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Rowan College at Burlington County's Workforce Development Institute will be offering an information session on its free training programs, which include: Advanced Manufacturing; Transportation, Logistics and Distribution; WISE- Women in Sustainable Employment; CISCO; 911 Dispatch; and Solar Ready. No registration required.

External link: Snack Attack!

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Where: Craft Room

Kids will make their own delicious snacks during this hands-on cooking experience. Please alert Library of any food allergies in advance. Ages 3-6 years. Registration is required.

External link: Maker Space Drop-In

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come check out the library's new Maker Space and play with the many different tools and equipment we have on hand, like the 3D printer, sewing machines, snap circuits, button makers, etc. A staff member will be available for assistance. Stop in any time between 6-8pm, no appointment necessary.

External link: Raising Financially Healthy Kids

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Want your kids to grow up to be financially healthy? Amy Leis, a Financial Advisor and Accredited Wealth Management Advisor, will help you learn how to be a Chief Financial Parent, teach important money values, and empower your kids to be wise consumers. No registration required.

External link: Journalism in Film: Network

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. 1976. 121 mins. Rated R. Joe Truitt hosts this series of films focusing on American Journalism. No registration required.

External link: Kids Can Cook

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Kids will make their own delicious snacks during this hands-on cooking experience. Please alert the library of any food allergies in advance. Ages 6-10 years. Registration is required. A parent/guardian must be present and is encouraged to join the fun!

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Teen D&D Night

When: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

At this time, player registration is full. Anyone interested in sitting in and learning about the game is still welcome to attend.

Play the original role-playing game (RPG) the way it was intended: together, around the table, with dice, character sheets, snacks and fun. Immerse yourself in the role of adventurers seeking glory, fighting evil, and telling their stories through actual role-playing. No re-spawns, no button combos, no save-game. Play like we did in the old days: face to face. And learn why this game launched a thousand others! All materials provided, but if you have your own dice, bring them, if you like.

External link: Apples - Dumplings, Cider, and Jack

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Apples, brought to America by the Dutch, found a perfect home in the Garden State. Many varieties were grown in rich New Jersey soil, some of which can still be found here. Discover why the apple was so important to early Americans and what role New Jersey played in the growth and production of apple products such as, apple cider and applejack. No registration required.

External link: Abrakadoodle

When: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Abrakadoodle is a creative, fun art experience where kids are provided the opportunity to experiment as they discover exciting artists from around the globe. Join us for an ART-rageous adventure as we explore striking colors, exciting techniques, and create masterpieces of our very own! No prior art experience necessary. Grades K-4. Registration is required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Teen Anime Club

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Anime club meets once a month to hang out, eat ramen, and discuss and watch our favorite Anime and Manga. No registration needed.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Friends of the Mount Laurel Library Book Sale - Preview

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Friends of the Mount Laurel Library book and media Sale. Wednesday, 6PM-8:30PM - friends Preview Sale.
Open to Public - Thursday 12PM-8:30PM
Friday 10AM-6:30PM
Saturday 10AM-4:30PM - all day bag sale - please bring reusable grocery bags, max. size 16"h x 13"w x 9"d

External link: Friends of the Mount Laurel Library Book and Media Sale

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Friends of the Mount Laurel Library book and media Sale. Wednesday, 6PM-8:30PM - friends Preview Sale.
Open to Public - Thursday 12PM-8:30PM
Friday 10AM-6:30PM
Saturday 10AM-4:30PM - all day bag sale - please bring reusable grocery bags, max. size 16"h x 13"w x 9"d

External link: Maker Space Drop-In

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come check out the library's new Maker Space and play with the many different tools and equipment we have on hand, like the 3D printer, sewing machines, snap circuits, button makers, etc. A staff member will be available for assistance. Stop in any time between 4-6pm, no appointment necessary.

External link: Pajama Pals

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes during this evening storytime for families. Children (and parents!) are invited to wear pajamas so they can be tucked into bed when they get home. Ages 3-6 (siblings are welcome). No registration required.

External link: Friends of the Mount Laurel Library Book and Media Sale

When: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Friends of the Mount Laurel Library book and media Sale. Wednesday, 6PM-8:30PM - friends Preview Sale.
Open to Public - Thursday 12PM-8:30PM
Friday 10AM-6:30PM
Saturday 10AM-4:30PM - all day bag sale - please bring reusable grocery bags, max. size 16"h x 13"w x 9"d

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Friends of the Mount Laurel Library Book and Media Sale

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Friends of the Mount Laurel Library book and media Sale. Wednesday, 6PM-8:30PM - friends Preview Sale.
Open to Public - Thursday 12PM-8:30PM
Friday 10AM-6:30PM
Saturday 10AM-4:30PM - all day bag sale - please bring reusable grocery bags, max. size 16"h x 13"w x 9"d

External link: Baby and Toddler Storytime

When: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Fun for the little ones! Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and musical instruments for all. Best suited for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Preschool Storytime

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Join us at the Library for a fun-filled session of stories, songs, fingerplays, and an art activity. Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Preschool Storytime

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Join us at the Library for a fun-filled session of stories, songs, fingerplays, and an art activity. Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Halloween Parade

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: In library

Visit the library for Halloween fun. Show off your costume, trick-or-treat around the library, and take a picture with our furry, four-pawed friend, Wilson. All ages of children welcome, no registration required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Teen Advisory Board

When: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Come out and bring your friends to help plan teen events and volunteer opportunities. Registration required so pizza can be ordered.

External link: Jounalism in Film: China Syndrome

When: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. 1979. 122 mins. Rated PG. Joe Truitt hosts this series of films focusing on American Journalism. No registration required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Friday, November 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Maker Space Drop-In

When: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come check out the library's new Maker Space and play with the many different tools and equipment we have on hand, like the 3D printer, sewing machines, snap circuits, button makers, etc. A staff member will be available for assistance. Stop in any time between 10-12pm, no appointment necessary.

External link: Self-Defense for Adults

When: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Walter Miller--a Black Belt in Judo and Jujitsu--teaches a self defense class for adults. Participants will learn techniques to escape and counter assaults, from choke holds to muggings. The techniques are based on leverage and balance, not strength. Registration required.

External link: Kids Minecraft Challenge

When: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

We will be playing on the library's own server and using creative mode to build! A different challenge will be presented each meeting. Laptops will be provided. Please register as space is limited. Grades 2-4.

External link: Tween Minecraft Challenge

When: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

We will be playing on the library's own server and using creative mode to build! A different challenge will be presented each meeting. Laptops will be provided. Please register as space is limited. Grades 5-7.

External link: Teen Lockdown: Kahoot Quiz Night

When: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Come out for a night of trivial challenges! How tall is the Empire State Building? What year did Harry Potter enter Hogwarts? How many books has John Green written? Bring your friends and test your knowledge! Open to grades 7-12. No registration required.

External link: Lego League

When: Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for this month's meeting of our LEGO League. Each month we gather together and build around a specific theme. Grades K-4. This group is not sponsored by the LEGO Group. Registration required.

External link: Baby and Toddler Storytime

When: Monday, November 06, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Fun for the little ones! Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and musical instruments for all. Best suited for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Monday, November 06, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration required.

External link: Info Table: US Family Health Plan

When: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: In Lobby

Health Benefits Consultant Josephine Grey will be in the lobby to answer questions about US Family Health Plan for qualified military personnel. No registration required.

External link: Preschool Storytime

When: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Join us at the Library for a fun-filled session of stories, songs, fingerplays, and an art activity. Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Preschool Storytime

When: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Join us at the Library for a fun-filled session of stories, songs, fingerplays, and an art activity. Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Book Discussion Group -

When: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join the Book Discussion Group for fascinating conversation about this month's book--TBA! No registration required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: NaNoWriMo Write-In Session

When: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

November is National Novel Writing Month. Join writers all over the world for a no-judges, no-fees month-long writing frenzy in which you write that novel/screenplay/poetry collection you've always dreamed of finishing. In partnership with the NaNoWriMo organization, the library offers a dedicated time and place for writers to work. No registration necessary.

External link: Journalism in Film: Nightcrawler

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

A con man muscles his way into the world of L.A. crime journalism, blurring the line between observer and participant. 2014. 118 mins. Rated R. Joe Truitt hosts this series of films focusing on American Journalism. No registration required.

External link: Maker Space Drop-In

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come check out the library's new Maker Space and play with the many different tools and equipment we have on hand, like the 3D printer, sewing machines, snap circuits, button makers, etc. A staff member will be available for assistance. Stop in any time between 4-6pm, no appointment necessary.

External link: Paws for Reading: Wilson

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.

External link: Paws for Reading: Wilson

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.

External link: Paws for Reading: Wilson

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.

External link: Paws for Reading: Wilson

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.

External link: Pajama Pals

When: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes during this evening storytime for families. Children (and parents!) are invited to wear pajamas so they can be tucked into bed when they get home. Ages 3-6 (siblings are welcome). No registration required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Tween Lockdown: Laser Tag!

When: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Where: In library

Library laser tag for kids in grades 5 and 6. Equipment is limited, so registration is required.

External link: Teen Lockdown: Laser Tag!

When: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: In library

Library laser tag for kids in grades 7 thru 12. Equipment is limited, so registration is required.

External link: LIBRARY CLOSED

When: Saturday, November 11, 2017 - All Day

LIBRARY CLOSED

External link: 2nd Sunday Concert: Perfectly Frank

When: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Come fly away with Dave DeLuca as he pays tribute to Frank Sinatra! Long acclaimed as the world's greatest performer of popular music, Sinatra set the standard for all others to follow. "Perfectly Frank" celebrates the man and his music. New Jersey native Dave DeLuca is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musician and recording engineer who has been performing for over 30 years. No registration required.

External link: Baby and Toddler Storytime

When: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Fun for the little ones! Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and musical instruments for all. Best suited for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration required.

External link: Preschool Storytime

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Join us at the Library for a fun-filled session of stories, songs, fingerplays, and an art activity. Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: Preschool Storytime

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Join us at the Library for a fun-filled session of stories, songs, fingerplays, and an art activity. Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. No registration.

External link: FTW! Teen Game Night

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for our teen game night and learn a new game, or play an old favorite. No experience needed, just your desire to get in the game. Open to teens in grades 7-12. No registration required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.

External link: Snack Attack!

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Kids will make their own delicious snacks during this hands-on cooking experience. Please alert Library of any food allergies in advance. Ages 3-6 years. Registration is required.

External link: NaNoWriMo Write-In Session

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

November is National Novel Writing Month. Join writers all over the world for a no-judges, no-fees month-long writing frenzy in which you write that novel/screenplay/poetry collection you've always dreamed of finishing. In partnership with the NaNoWriMo organization, the library offers a dedicated time and place for writers to work. No registration necessary.