Thursday, July 17, 2014

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King Me! Bordentown

Fancy a game of checkers or chess? Join us at the Bordentown Branch all summer long as we host games of chess and checkers. Stop by any time Monday through Friday for a fun game or two!

Post-It Art Show Pemberton

For Summer Reading this year, we're hosting a Post-It Art Show until the end of August for kids and teens participating in the Summer Reading Program! Get creative and use a Post-It as your canvas! Enter your Post-It masterpiece into our Art Show anytime at the Children's Desk. Don't have a Post-It? No problem! Pick one up at the Children's Desk! Entry forms and Post-Its will be available starting Monday, June 23rd. Entries will be accepted anytime beginning June 23rd. For questions, contact Miss Theresa: or visit the Children's Desk! No registration is required to participate.


Readers of all ages will explore all things science this summer as the Burlington County Library System presents “Fizz Boom, Read!” during their summer
reading program

Kids Art Showcase, Ages 5 - 12 Cinnaminson

You are the artist! If you like to draw or paint, share your talent by displaying your artwork at the library. You will receive a prize at the end of the summer.

Reader's Choice, Ages 4 - 14 Cinnaminson

Read anything good lately? Share your favorite books with us by filling out a Reader's Choice form and earn a prize from our prize box. Teen volunteers will be available to assist you.

Fizz, Boom, Read Scavenger Hunt Florence

1st Annual Florence Township Library Scavenger Hunt. All ages are welcome. Community wide participation, clues available weekly, prizes awarded. The first set of clues will be available on July 3. Register at the circulation desk.

Thaumatrope Make-n-Take Craft Pemberton

All ages are invited to drop in anytime during library open hours to make your own optical illusion craft in the Children's Area from July 14th-18th! No registration necessary. Craft materials will be available until supplies last.

All times
@ Pemberton

Ever wonder what it is like in the library when it is closed for the night? Drop off your stuffed animal friend to Miss Theresa at the Children's Desk anytime between 10am-5pm on Wednesday, July 16th and pick them up the next day to see what they did while they were here overnight! No registration necessary.

@ Pemberton

Enjoy a movie every Thursday night this summer on our big screen! Popcorn will be served on a first come, first served basis. You'll be entered into a drawing for a $10 Rita's Water Ice Gift Card each time you attend a movie in July! Drawing will be held at the July 31st movie!

July Schedule:

7/3: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Rated PG)

7/10: How to Train your Dragon (Rated PG)

7/17: The Lego Movie (Rated PG)

7/24: Meet the Robinsons (Rated G)

7/31: The Iron Giant (Rated PG)

@ Auditorium, County Library

Thursday, July 3 at 6:30pm  
Winter’s Tale
A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.  Rated PG-13.  118 minutes.

Thursday, July 10 at 7pm 
The Lunchbox
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.  Rated PG. 104 minutes.

Thursday, July 17 at 6:30pm 
Lone Survivor
Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for...

@ Mount Holly

The murder of Mrs. Mary Hamilton of Bordentown by Joel Clough in 1833 quickly became the most followed story of the day. Clough murdered Mrs. Hamilton in a rage fueled by unrequited love. His trial and execution were most sensational, attracting thousands of visitors. In the end, Joel Clough was buried in the courtyard of the Burlington County Prison and is said to still remain there. Come hear the story of Joel Clough and Mrs. Mary Hamilton's relationship, the crime, and aftermath as related through Clough's own confession.

Please choose from one of the two dates:
Wednesday, July 16th at 2:00 pm OR Thursday, July 17th at 6:30 pm.

Registration is required. To register, please email or call (609) 265-5476.

@ Riverton

Preschool children are invited to join in the fun every Thursday in July.  Join us for music, stories, finger play and sometimes guitar. This program is shared between Mr. Robinson and Mrs. Dunn.

@ Pinelands

This program is now FULL.  Please contact us at 609-654-6113 to have your child's name put on the Wait List.

Join our newly formed Junior Lego Club, especially for the younger Lego builders! Kids can work individually or in teams to create this month's challenge. Please DO NOT bring your own Legos.

This event is for children ages 5-9 years old.

Registration for this event will begin on Tuesday July 3rd at 10:00am.


@ County Library

Fizz, Boom, Read! Summer Time Baby Time!
Join other moms and caregivers with their babies for stories, songs, fingerplays and socialization activities.

  • Thursdays, July 17 & 31
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Ages birth – 18 months
  • Siblings are welcome
  • Registration requested; walk-ins welcome
@ Pemberton

Children ages 2-4 years can join us for a half hour of parachute games and play time together! Must be accompanied by a caregivers. Registration is required to attend.

@ Evesham

Fizz, Boom, Read! Ever wonder what's in your backyard at night?  This storytime is full of fun nighttime adventure books, parachute play, songs, and a craft.  It's going to be a hoot!  **Ages 3 - 6**

@ Mount Holly

Come join Miss Barb on Thursday mornings for stories, music and a craft at the Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences, formerly the Mount Holly Library.

For 2 to 5 years old kids and their caregivers

This week's theme is cows.

@ Mount Holly

Join our Books N’ Brunch Bunch!

We are a book discussion group who gather together once a month to talk about our favorite books while we munch a lunch that we have prepared ourselves.

No assigned reading!  Just tell us about your favorite book.

@ Riverton

"Go where no man has gone before" by making a glitter galaxy.  Learn where we are in the Milky Way by constructing  it out of poster board, glitter and glue. You will be amazed!

@ Cinnaminson

Explore the world of chemistry with a Mad Scientist! Experiments with Liquid Lasagna and Exploding Colors will teach us all about chemicals, chemical reactions, and density. Then mix up a batch of play dough to take home! Registration is required and begins on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Please register online, in person, or call the library at 856-829-9340.

@ Pinelands

This program is now FULL. Please call the library at 609-654-6113 to add your child to the wait list.

In this slimy class, our young scientists will explore, create and play with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science, and discover its many shapes and forms. Kids will even make their own slime to take home!


Registration for this event will begin on  Thursday July 3rd at 10:00am.

@ Bordentown

Movin’, rockin' and rollin' has never been so much fun!  Children ages 3 and older are invited to join multi nominated, Grammy winning featured artist Miss Amy for lots of singing, dancing and fitness fun!  This program will be held at the Bordentown Regional Middle School.

Registration opens July 3.

@ County Library

In just one hour, you  will learn how to perform easy magic tricks with a regular deck of cards, coins, and other common household objects.

  • Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of the Burlington County Library, Inc.
@ Pinelands

This program is now FULL. Please call the library at 609-654-6113 to add your child to the wait list.

In this slimy class, our young scientists will explore, create and play with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science, and discover its many shapes and forms. Kids will even make their own slime to take home!


Registration for this event will begin on  Thursday July 3rd at 10:00am.

@ Bordentown

Teens ages 12 and up are welcome to attend the Teen Advisory Board meeting.  At the meeting teens will be able to share their ideas on programming, and how to attract more kids their age to the library.  The meetings will be counted towards volunteer hours!

For more information please email Aimee:

@ Burlington

Spark a Reaction! - It’s a teens Steampunk Doctor Who Night! Thursday, July 17th at 6pm-7:30pm. Come dressed as your favorite character or in steampunk fashion and enjoy watching Dr. Who and make a craft. Refreshments will be served. *For teens 11 - 16 years old, *Registration is required.

@ Bordentown

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to this program where we will be repurposing t-shirts into totes for you to take home! Teens are required to bring in an old t-shirt to use in this craft.

Registration begins July 3.

@ Maple Shade

Join Valerie Jorgensen for a class whose mat exercises enhance postural alignment, coordination, strength, and flexibility.

@ Florence

Kids ages 5 - 10, join Mrs. King for some interesting stories about amazing adventures with science. Make a special craft and enjoy a treat.


Thursday, July 17, 2014