Monday, April 16, 2007

This week at the Library:

National Library Week: First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate. In 2007, National Library Week will be celebrated under the theme, "Come Together @ Your Library", incorporating the "@ your library brand" of The Campaign for America's Libraries.

Monday, April 16

4:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Learn Chess at the Library for Grades 1-6. No registration required, just drop in and have a blast! If you have a Board, bring it in.

Tuesday, April 17

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: E-mail Basics Computer Class. To register, and for more information, please contact the Adult & Information Services Desk, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

7:00 - 7:30 p.m. Family Storytime

Wednesday, April 18

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Family Laugh-In: Join us for an evening of jokes, riddles and funny stories. Make us laugh or just be entertained. Performers may sign up in advance (at the Children’s Desk) or at the time of the program. Books and other materials will be provided to help you create your own “act”. Bring your camera and take your picture as a clown! Wednesday, April 18 Doors open 6:30 PM Program starts at 7 PM

Thursday, April 19

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Craft Club

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Advanced Microsoft Word Basics To register, and for more information, please contact the Adult & Information Services Desk, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Original Book Discussion Group, discussing The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl. Books are available at the Circulation desk to borrow prior to the discussion.

7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Teen Writers, Poets and Artists Bring your poems, written works, artwork, imaginations, emotions, issues, smiles, tears, frowns, and friends! All teens are welcome. Voluntary open readings and exhibitions of artwork for all interested attendees. Come prepared to compose a new work of your favorite art form--bring your writing/drawing book, or use one from our supply. Light refreshments will be provided for all starving artists and writers. Meeting held every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7:30pm. Francine Skye Morales Lentini, Poet-in-Residence. For further information, call the Adult & Information Services Desk, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

Friday, April 20

1:30 - 3:00 PM Senior Fridays: Hands Bells Concert, performed by the Christ Church Bell Choir of Middletown, NJ. No reservation required. Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, April 21

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Saturday Morning Math Club Volunteer tutors are available for SAT prep, homework help, and study assistance...for this math study group for teens in middle and high school. Every Saturday morning, from 10:00am-12:00noon. Please bring your math books, pencils and questions. No registration required. For further information, please call the Adult & Information Services Desk, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Family Storytime

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Introduction to Digital Photography Get acquainted with digital photography. Learn important features and settings of your digital camera and digital terminology. We’ll provide you with the techniques necessary to use your camera effectively. This class is a favorite! Presented by: Cynthia Papaleo Seeley. No registration required. For further information, contact, the Library's Adult & information Services desk, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

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