Monday, July 18, 2016
If you're not into the traditional western, explore the galaxy with Spike Spiegel and crew! This 1998 animated series was created by Sunrise, the same studio that made Sgt. Frog and Escaflowne. It follows the adventures of a pair of bounty hunters, Spike and his partner Jet Black, as they rocket...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Saturday, July 23 is National Day of the Cowboy. This event, organized 12 years ago, celebrates the heritage of these pioneers. From the development of the "Code of the West" to the expansion of the cattle industry, these animal herders influenced the frontier from Texas to the Rocky Mountains. The...
Sunday, July 17, 2016
July 17th marks Disneyland’s 61st birthday. From Walt Disney’s initial idea for an amusement park in the early 1950s to today, Disneyland has attracted millions of people each year. During opening day in 1955, the park couldn’t even accommodate the number of visitors who showed up, running out of...
Location: Various Locations
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Looking for something fun to do with your family this summer? Why not plan an awesome staycation right in your backyard using the most valuable card in your wallet - your library card!  Get your creative juices flowing with travel, treasure hunting, and activity books. Want to learn how to build a...
Location: Various Locations
Friday, July 15, 2016
In 1984, President Reagan declared the month of July National Ice Cream Month, and the third Sunday of July was deemed National Ice Cream Day. Whether you want to find the best cone in New Jersey or are looking to start making your own frozen confections, check out our selections below and...
Location: County Library
Friday, July 15, 2016
On August 1, 1970, Shel Dorf, Richard Alf, and Ken Krueger hosted a one-day event called San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Minicon. 300 people gathered in the basement of the U.S Grant Hotel to discuss, trade and celebrate comics. In 1995, the convention became known as Comic-Con International and now...
Location: Pemberton
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Pemberton Library will be hosting two programs for teens made possible through the Summer Learning Resources Grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The purpose of the...
Location: Various Locations
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
If you've traveled anywhere the past few days, you probably noticed groups of people walking around town while looking at their phones. Depending on where you live, this might not be that strange, but for many rural parts of Burlington County, this is a little odd and it is all thanks to Pokémon GO...
Location: County Library
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Paper bags are an invention that we take for granted in today's plastic-based society. In the late 1860's, flat-bottom bags were hard to come by because each bag had to be made by hand. Recognizing the utility of this bag, Margaret Knight set out to create a mechanized way to generate them. Knight...
Location: County Library
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
3D printing may seem like the wave of the future, but the process was actually invented in 1983 and it has taken nearly 30 years to evolve to the point it is today. With printed hands, selfie figurines and even buildings, there's nothing this "new technology" can't replicate. Fuse Deposition...

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