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Summer 2014

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The Linwood Library is proud to present this summer’s “Mad Scientists” series featuring some of South Jersey’s finest teachers as our special guest scientists.

Friday, August 1st at 10:00 AM ages 5 & up join special guest scientist Mrs. Hieb.

Friday, August 8th at 10:00 AM ages 7 & up join special guest scientist Mr. Jacobs.

Tuesday, August 12th at 7:00 PM ages 7 & up - scientists Mrs. Moss & Mrs. McCabe present "Mix it up!"

Friday, August 15th at 10:00 AM ages 5 & up: special guest scientists Mr. and Mrs. Evinski present “Grow Your Own Garden.”

Tuesday, August 19th at 7:00 PM ages 5 & up: special guest scientist Mrs. Derbyshire presents “Oobleck: The Dr. Seuss Experiment.”

Registration is required, please call (609)926-7991 ext. 3 or come into the library to sign up.

 

Summer Reading Program, June 16th- August 22nd:

Children, sign up at the circulation desk and receive your summer reading log and packet for this year's scientific "Fizz, Boom, Read!" fizz boom readtheme.  Read 10 books and come back to pick a prize from our treasure chest.  The teen summer reading theme is "Spark a Reaction" and the adult theme is "Literary Elements."  Teens and adults, enter each book you read into our fishbowl for a chance to win a prize.  There will be one teen and one adult winner each week.

 

booksLinwood Library Book Club- Book Club meets the last Friday of every month at 11:00 AM and is hosted by Maria.  Book list and dates:


         Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline (August 22nd)

                       I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai (September 26th)

 

Lego Club, Mondays 6:30-7:30 PM for children ages 6 and up:
July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and August 4th & 11th.   Join us to build your own creation based on the theme provided.  Children may share their projects with the group at the end of each session.  Registration is required, please call (609)926-7991 ext. 3 or come into the library to sign up.

 

L.O.R.E- Love of Reading Empowers, Thursdays @ 4:00-4:30 PM July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, and August 7th, 14th & 21st.

Volunteers needed!  If you are in middle school or high school and enjoy inspiring young readers, this program is for you!  Come to the library to spend some time with younger readers helping them learn to love books. 

Calling all preschool & elementary school children who love to have books read to them!!  Come to the library to listen to an older friend read to you each week. 

Registration is not required but is recommended for both volunteers and younger participants.  Please call (609)926-7991 ext. 3 or come into the library to sign up.

Story Time with Miss Jacki Thursdays, 10:15-11:00 AM for children ages 3-5: July 24th & 31st, August 7th, 14th and 21st.

Miss Jacki will take participants on a journey under the sea through books and crafts.

Visit New Jersey Lighthouses through books and art with Miss Jacki, Thursdays, 11:00-11:45 AM for ages 6 and up: July 24th & 31st, August 7th, 14th & 21st.
Children will explore these treasures on our shore line as they learn about some of New Jersey's most beloved landmarks.  Registration is required.  Please call (609)926-7991 ext. 3 or come into the library to sign up.

Princess Party, Tuesday, August 12th, 11:00 AM: Royalty ages 3-8, dress up in your favorite princess attire and come to the library for princess fun, a light lunch, and tea.  Registration is required, please call (609)926-7991 ext. 3.

 

Pirate Party, Tuesday, August 19th, 11:00 AM:Pirates ages 3-8 dress in your pirate best and join us for pirate fun, grub, and kid friendly "grog".  Registration is required, please call (609)926-7991 ext. 3 or come into the library to sign up.


 

 

Your Mobile Library

The Linwood Public Library offers a mobile site that is easy to navigate and can help connect you with the apps that will allow you to be at the library without being in the library.  Take a look at all you can do from your mobile device. If you have any questions on how to manage the mobile site or these apps please do not hesitate to contact the library.
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