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Craft-to-Go

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Egg Harbor Twp. Branch
Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

April - Crystals
May - Coat-of-Arms
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Librarian by Appointment: If we don't know the answer, we'll try to find it for you!

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Brigantine Branch
Open to adults. Call the Brigantine branch to schedule an appointment. Assistance could be with basic computer training, locating career resources, internet searching, or basic genealogy help. 
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Stressed Out: Come Color and Relax

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Brigantine Branch
Brigantine Upper Level
During library hours. Open to all ages. We provide colored pencils and coloring books for you to relax and color away in our magazine reading area.
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Butterflies at the Beach

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Ventnor Branch
Spring is finally here! The Ventnor Branch of the Atlantic County Library System and the Ventnor Cultural Arts Center have joined forces to celebrate the beauty of spring by welcoming butterflies to the beach.  Check to see the progress of our caterpillars, and ask about our butterfly release, too -- the time and date will be announced once the butterflies emerge.
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Craft-to-Go

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Egg Harbor Twp. Branch
Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

June - Book charm necklace
July - Pom-Pom bookmark
August - DIY wall art
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Build a Better World: Adult Summer Reading Program

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Brigantine Branch
Open to adults. Registration from June 17-August 12. Join us for our summer reading program for adults. At the library, log any library book you read or listen to (e-books and audio books count) and be entered into our weekly prize drawing.
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Build a Better World: Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Brigantine Branch
Suggested for ages 3-18. Registration from June 17 to August 12. Register in-person at the library branch and get your reading log. Read for fun prizes in our brand new program! Saturday, August 12 is the last day to turn in reading logs for prizes.
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Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Monday, July 31, 2017
Galloway Twp. Branch
Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.
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Summer Reading Hide & Seek

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Mays Landing Branch
Suggested for ages 3-12. There's a special object hidden somewhere in the children's section. Find it, tell us & win a yummy, nutritious treat. Find something new each week!
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Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, July 01, 2017
Mays Landing Branch
Open to children & teens. Join our summer reading program, Build a Better World! Pick up your reading log & register for exciting summer programs.
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Yoga at the Library

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Egg Harbor Twp. Branch
Egg Harbor Township Meeting Room
Open to adults & teens. Registration required for each session. Exercise at the library with local instructor Linda Schwartz. Sponsored by the Atlantic County Library Foundation.
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Yoga for Life

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mays Landing Branch
Mays Landing Meeting Room
Open to older teens and adults.  Registration and $5 fee required for each session. Class size limited to 25.  Presented by Janet Hahn.  No food 3 hours before class.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.  Sponsored by the Atlantic County Library Foundation.
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Checkmates Chess Club

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ventnor Branch
Suggested for ages 6-60. Exercise your mind! Join chess expert Ken Esada & play a friendly game or two. Rooks, knights & chessmen, oh my! New to chess? No problem! The games double as lessons. Visit us weekly ... or at least challenge your opponent to a rematch!
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Saturday Storytime

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Hammonton Branch
Suggested for ages 3-5. Registration requested. Each session includes crafts, snacks, stories and games. Please advise of any food allergies. 
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Computer Skills Workshops

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Pleasantville Branch
Computer Lab
Open to adults and teens.  Registration is requested for each workshop.  Space is limited.  Come learn computer skills over a series of 5 workshops.  4/1: "How to set up an email account", 4/15: "Introduction to Facebook," 4/29: "How to make a resume with Job & Career Accelerator," 5/13: "How to download free mp3s and checkout eBooks"  5/27: "How to learn a language and find book recommendations" *4/29-5/27 sessions require a library card.  
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Checkmate: The Chess Experience

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Mays Landing Branch
Mays Landing Meeting Room
Open to all. Registration requested for any session. Play this classic game of skill with other aficionados. Whether you are new to the game or a seasoned combatant, you are welcome to the bimonthly sessions.
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Medieval Tournament

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pleasantville Branch
Pleasantville Meeting Room
Open to children ages 9-12.  Hear Ye! Hear Ye!  Let all young knights and ladies of the city of Pleasantville and other territories of the realm of Atlantic County know that on this day there will be a noble tournament with bean bag toss, rubber band archery, and pool noodle combat.  All knights and ladies who wish to gain honor are invited to come to the library earlier in the week for the "Make Your Own Shield" event to make and decorate a shield to display at the tourney.  Part of "Medieval Month." 
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day

All Day
Atlantic County Library System
Library Closed
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Gathering Wool

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ventnor Branch
Ventnor Storytime Space
Open to all. All levels of experience welcome. Join the group to stitch, loop, craft & chat. Do you love to knit or crochet? Or would you like to learn how to create original handcrafted blankets, scarves, sweaters & more? You won't find a cozier club anywhere!
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Toddler Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Hammonton Branch
Suggested for ages 2-4. Registration requested. Includes crafts, snacks, stories & games. 
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Internet Basics

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Galloway Twp. Branch

Open to adults. Registration required & begins 2 weeks before each session. Space is limited. Participants must be experienced using the mouse and keyboard. Explore the World Wide Web & learn the basics of web navigation. Learn about web browsers, beginner web searching & web safety.

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Microsoft Excel Level II

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Galloway Twp. Branch

Open to adults. Registration required & begins 2 weeks before each session. Participants must be experienced navigating around a spreadsheet,completing basic formatting & entering  formulas. 

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Maximizing Social Security

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Egg Harbor Twp. Branch
Egg Harbor Township Meeting Room
Open to adults. Registration required.  Presented by Marc Catona, president of Society for financial Awareness, who shows how to get the most out of your Social Security.
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Teen SEAL Organization Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Mays Landing Branch
Teen Section
Open to teens. Learn about our SEAL volunteer group & sign up to participate in our Summer Reading Program.
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Play Date at the Library

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mays Landing Branch
Children's Section
Suggested for ages 6-36 months. Registration requested. Enjoy stories, rhymes & songs with your little one.
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