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...
Location: Various Locations
Monday, July 11, 2016
E. B. White was born Elwyn Brooks White on July 11, 1899 in Mount Vernon, New York. As a child, he was heavily influenced by his older brother, Stan, who encouraged him to read and explore nature. This influence carried into his adult life, and after serving in the army he went to Cornell...
Location: County Library
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Originally released on July 9, 1981 as an arcade game, Donkey Kong has since become one of Nintendo’s most popular and well-known franchises of all time. The original game actually has the player playing as Mario (then known as “Jumpman”), rather than the ape now known as Donkey Kong. This was the...
Location: Pemberton
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Kids at the Pemberton Library explored the art of stop motion animation during a program that reviewed both hand drawn and claymation techniques. Using Vine, a free app used to create 6-second, looping video, attendees were instructed on how to create animations of their own using Play-Doh and a...
Location: County Library
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Fandom Fest is a celebration of everything geeky and fun. From comics and videogames to cosplay and manga, we're gathering everything that you're a fan of and cramming it into one day. Don't be surprised if you see some fictional characters walking around The County Library on August 6, last year...

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