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...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Summer is here! Are you searching for that perfect book to listen to on a road trip, read by the pool, or enjoy on your ereader? Well, look no further. From beloved children’s classics, to Young Adult fiction, to suspense thrillers, our shelves are brimming with real page-turners. And some of these...
Location: Bordentown, Evesham
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
In 1972, electronic engineers Gil Cecchin and Art Seymour established Elenco Electronics, Inc., which makes innovative toys and educational devices, including the award winning Snap Circuits. Designed to make learning fun, each Snap Circuit kit comes with an easy-to-use instruction manual that...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Best known for inspiring a generation through his comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson was born on July 5, 1958 in Washington D.C. At the age of 6, he moved to Chagrin Falls, Ohio because his parents felt that a small town was the right place to raise him and his brother Thomas. Bill spent...
Location: Various Locations
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
The Fourth of July holiday is a time for our nation to celebrate. After spending the day with friends and family, at barbecues or watching fireworks, you might come away with a patriotic tune stuck in your head. Ever since the United States was founded, music has been a way to celebrate our nation...

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