Events

External link: Book Discussion Group - Beautiful Ruins

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join the Book Discussion Group for fascinating conversation about this month's book--Beautiful Ruins by Jesse Walter. No registration required.

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, December 13, 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, December 13, 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: Teen Anime Club

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 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: Maker Space Drop-In

When: Thursday, December 14, 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, December 14, 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, December 15, 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 required.

External link: Teen D&D Night

When: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

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: Abrakadoodle

When: Saturday, December 16, 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: Foreign Film: Nine Queens

When: Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

In this surprise-filled caper from Argentina an unsuccessful swindler and a master of deception search for a new partner in crime. After a series of complex scams, the new team targets a set of rare German stamps—the “Nine Queens” of the title—but must outfox a group of equally sneaky cons in order to pull off the scheme. In Spanish with English subtitles. 2000. R. 114 min. No registration required.

External link: Baby and Toddler Storytime

When: Monday, December 18, 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, December 18, 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, December 19, 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, December 19, 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, December 19, 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: Info session: Rowan College Workforce Training Programs

When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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: Crochet, Anyone?

When: Wednesday, December 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 required.

External link: Intro to Meditation

When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join an experienced meditation instructor and achieve relaxation of your mind and body. Wear comfortable clothes, try not to eat a big meal before class, and bring a mat or towel. (If you prefer not to sit on the floor, you may sit on a chair.) No registration needed.

External link: Colonial and Victorian Christmas Customs

When: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

Decorations of holly and mistletoe, gingerbread and caroling, these are just a few of the Christmas customs that have been handed down from earlier times. With Judith Krall-Russo, food historian, learn the similarities and differences between Colonial and Victorian Christmas celebrations. No registration required.

External link: Paws for Reading: Wilson

When: Thursday, December 21, 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, December 21, 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, December 21, 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, December 21, 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: Crochet, Anyone?

When: Friday, December 22, 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 required.

External link: Musicals of the 60s - Finian's Rainbow

When: Friday, December 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Fred Astaire plays the titular Irishman out to bury a pot of gold stolen from leprechauns. Along the way Astaire and daughter Petula Clark encounter a union-organizing tobacco farmer, a racist senator, and the magical creature in search of its lost loot. Songs include “How are Things in Glocca Morra?” and “Look to the Rainbow.”
1968. G. 145 min. Please note: There will be a brief intermission during this film. Hosted by Irv Slifkin. No registration required.

External link: LIBRARY CLOSED

When: Sunday, December 24, 2017 - All Day

LIBRARY CLOSED

External link: LIBRARY CLOSED

When: Monday, December 25, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 9:30 AM

LIBRARY CLOSED

External link: Crochet, anyone?

When: Wednesday, December 27, 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: Pajama Pals

When: Thursday, December 28, 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, December 29, 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 required.

External link: Tween Escape Room

When: Friday, December 29, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

More details soon.

External link: Craft Your Fandom Challenge

When: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Test your creative skills in this Chopped-style event. Contestants will compete in 3 rounds, using mystery craft materials to represent their favorite fandom. A panel of judges will decide who is eliminated, and who moves on to compete in the next round. Open to grades 7-12. Space is limited; registration required.

External link: Teen Advisory Board

When: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

This is a chance for teens to have a say in library events and services offered to them. Come out for pizza, bring a friend, and let your voice be heard. TAB events count as volunteer/community service time. Please text @tabmem to 81010 to receive text reminders. Open to kids in grades 7 thru 12. Registration is required if you want pizza!

External link: Crochet, Anyone?

When: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 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 required.

External link: Intro to Yoga

When: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for an introduction to yoga with a certified Yoga instructor. Prepare to leave the class feeling uplifted and centered. Bring a mat, or a blanket, or a large towel and wear comfortable/loose clothing. No registration required.

External link: Info Table: US Family Health Plan

When: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 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: Crochet, anyone?

When: Friday, January 05, 2018 - 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 required.

External link: Maker Space Drop-In

When: Saturday, January 06, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: In library

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: Baby and Toddler Storytime

When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 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: Snack Attack!

When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 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: Crochet, Anyone?

When: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 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, January 09, 2018 - 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, January 09, 2018 - 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: Chair Yoga

When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Chair Yoga involves gentle yoga exercises that can be done while seated in or supported by a chair. This class will teach the basics guided breathing, simple physical stretches, and meditation. The yoga exercises are safe and accessible for all levels. No registration required.

External link: Crochet, Anyone?

When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 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 required.

External link: FTW! Teen Game night

When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 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. Text @mllteens to 81010 to receive text reminders for teen events.