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   2017 Build a Better World - Tweens & Teens       2017 Build a Better World - Read To Me       2017 Build a Better World - Kids       2017 Adult Summer Reading   
Upcoming Events
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Upcoming library events at Mount Laurel Library
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Friends of the Mount Laurel Library Book and Media Sale When: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Friends of the Mount Laurel Library book and media Sale. Wednesday, 6PM-8:30PM - friends Preview Sale.
Open to Public - Thursday 12PM-8:30PM
Friday 10AM-6:30PM
Saturday 10AM-4:30PM - all day bag sale - please bring reusable grocery bags, max. size 16"h x 13"w x 9"dhttp://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10068 All Ages All ages http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10068
Crochet, anyone? When: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10511 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10511
Friends Book And Media Sale When: Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

10AM to 4:30PM All day bag sale.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10417 ALL AGES SPECIAL EVENT All ages http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10417
Lego Marble Maze Challenge When: Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for Lego marble maze fun! Each participant will use Lego bricks to create a path for the marble to follow. Trade mazes with other makers, or pass the marble from maze to maze for an extra challenge! Grades K-4. This event is not sponsored by the LEGO Group. Registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10551 MAKER Grades K-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10551
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10371 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10371
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10365 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10365
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10367 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10367
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10369 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10369
Crochet, anyone? When: Monday, July 31, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10472 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10472
Summer Storytime When: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for an all ages storytime. Children will engage in
stories, music, movement, and more!
No registration.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10386 Children's Learning and Leisure All ages 3-5 Birth -2 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10386
Teen Advisory Board When: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

This is our last meeting before EONcon, and we will be focusing on final preparations for the con, as well as brainstorming future events. Open to teens in grade 7-12, no registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10705 Teen Learning and Leisure teen 12-18 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10705
Dancing for Beginners - Cha Cha When: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join Diane, from Dances by Diane, for dance lessons in a variety of styles. Arrive ready to move and have fun. No registration required.

http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10357 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10357
Crochet, anyone? When: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10641 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10641
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10578 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10578
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10579 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10579
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10580 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10580
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10581 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10581
Summer Concert: Fab Forward When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Mt. Laurel Community Center. 100 Mt. Laurel Rd. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10563 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10563
Crochet, anyone? When: Friday, August 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10512 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10512
Flow Circus Juggling and Magic Show When: Saturday, August 05, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Build a better world with Paul Miller and his unique blend of contagious energy, quirky characters, spectacular juggling, and comedy magic.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9901 Children's Learning and Leisure All ages http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9901
EONcon When: Saturday, August 05, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

What are you fanatical about? From anime to X-men, all fans are invited to the library today to celebrate your fandom. Show off your favorite character in our cosplay demonstration. Join the Character Death Support Group during the discussion panel run by our Teen advisory board. Craft your fandom in a Chopped-style competition. And take a break for a game or two in the craft room. All ages welcome, no registration needed.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10429 Teen Learning and Leisure teen 12-18 Tween All ages http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10429
EONcon Gaming When: Saturday, August 05, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Our craft room will be open for gaming for the duration of the event. Stop in to try a board game or pick a controller for a round of Smash Brothers. You can play ours, or bring your own games to share. All ages are welcome, though younger players may need an adult to stay and join in the fun along with them. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10430 Teen Learning and Leisure teen 12-18 Tween All ages http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10430
Teen D&D Night When: Saturday, August 05, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

At this time, player registration is full. Anyone interested in sitting in to observe and learn about the game is still welcome to attend.

Play the original role-playing game (RPG) the way it was intended: together, around the table, with dice, character sheets, snacks and fun. Immerse yourself in the role of adventurers seeking glory, fighting evil, and telling their stories through actual role-playing. No re-spawns, no button combos, no save-game. Play like we did in the old days: face to face. And learn why this game launched a thousand others! All materials provided, but if you have your own dice, bring them, if you like.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10416 Teen Learning and Leisure teen 12-18 Grades 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10416
Taste of Korea When: Sunday, August 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

The Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project visits to demonstrate cooking techniques and discuss the history and culture of Korea. Participants will receive free samples of Korean food. Registration is required, and space is limited. Starting July 10, call the info desk or go to the library website to register! http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10554 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10554
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Monday, August 07, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10699 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10699
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Monday, August 07, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10410 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10410
Crochet, anyone? When: Monday, August 07, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10473 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10473
Summer Storytime When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for an all ages storytime. Children will engage in
stories, music, movement, and more!
No registration.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10387 Children's Learning and Leisure All ages 3-5 Birth -2 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10387
Info Table: US Family Health Plan When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: In Lobby

Health Benefits Consultant Josephine Grey will be in the lobby to answer questions about US Family Health Plan for qualified military personnel. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10450 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10450
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10700 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10700
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10411 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10411
Book Discussion Group - A Man Called Ove When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join the Book Discussion Group for fascinating conversation about this month's book--A Man Called Ove, by Fredick Backman. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10448 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10448
Dancing for Beginners - Merengue When: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join Diane, from Dances by Diane, for dance lessons in a variety of styles. Arrive ready to move and have fun. No registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10457 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10457
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10701 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10701
Crochet, anyone? When: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10651 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10651
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10412 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10412
Intro to Yoga When: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for an introduction to yoga with a certified Yoga instructor. Prepare to leave the class feeling uplifted and centered. Bring a mat, or a blanket, or a large towel and wear comfortable/loose clothing. No registration needed.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10315 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10315
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10702 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10702
Movie Matinee: The Shack When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

A grieving man receives a mysterious and very personal visitation from God at a place known as “The Shack.” 132 mins. PG-13. No registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10403 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10403
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10413 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10413
Kids Can Cook When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Kids will make their own delicious snacks during this hands-on cooking experience. Please alert Library of any food allergies in advance. Ages 6-10 years. Registration is required. A parent/guardian must be present and is encouraged to join the fun! http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10707 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades K-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10707
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10703 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10703
Crochet, anyone? When: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10513 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10513
Summer Ceramics for Tweens When: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Children will explore a variety of adorable clay forms, using themes from nature and the seasons. Creating an array of bowls, animals, plaques and more, we will be forming pieces from wet earthenware (soft clay). By the end of the week we will be ready to glaze our work. Space is limited, so registration is required. Open to children in grades 2 through 7.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10414 Tweens 7-12 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10414
Summer Concert: Bobby Block When: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Mt. Laurel Community Center. 100 Mt. Laurel Rd. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10564 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10564
Furry Fairytales Storytime When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join us for a very special storytime featuring Tikkani, a friendly Timber Wolf (in costume!)... with the help of some friends, Tikkani will be acting out renditions of Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10456 Children's SPECIAL EVENT All ages 3 & up http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10456
Preserving our Past in Photographs When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

We used to keep our photos in an end table drawer. Now they’re everywhere: in computers, DVDs, and even “the cloud.” Which is the safer method? In this workshop we’ll learn how to preserve our images for future generations. Join photographer Jim DelGiudice as he sorts out the proper ways to handle, store, and display photographic materials. No registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10353 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10353
Kids Minecraft Challenge When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

We will be playing on the library's own server and using creative mode to build! A different challenge will be presented each meeting. Laptops will be provided. Please register as space is limited. Grades 2-4. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9965 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 2 and Up http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9965
Tween Minecraft Challenge When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

We will be playing on the library's own server and using creative mode to build! A different challenge will be presented each meeting. Laptops will be provided. Please register as space is limited. Grades 5-7. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9970 Tweens Grades 5-7 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9970
Abrakadoodle When: Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Abrakadoodle is a creative, fun art experience where kids are provided the opportunity to experiment as they discover exciting artists from around the globe. Join us for an ART-rageous adventure as we explore striking colors, exciting techniques, and create masterpieces of our very own! No prior art experience necessary. Grades K-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10245 MAKER Grades K-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10245
Paws for Reading: Xorra When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Xorra, a registered therapy dog, and her owner, Ms. Linda. Xorra is a friendly German Shepherd who is waiting to hear you read to her. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required. One reader per time slot.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10673 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10673
Paws for Reading: Xorra When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Xorra, a registered therapy dog, and her owner, Ms. Linda. Xorra is a friendly German Shepherd who is waiting to hear you read to her. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required. One reader per time slot.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10674 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10674
Paws for Reading: Xorra When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Xorra, a registered therapy dog, and her owner, Ms. Linda. Xorra is a friendly German Shepherd who is waiting to hear you read to her. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required. One reader per time slot.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10675 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10675
Paws for Reading: Xorra When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Xorra, a registered therapy dog, and her owner, Ms. Linda. Xorra is a friendly German Shepherd who is waiting to hear you read to her. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required. One reader per time slot.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10676 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10676
Crochet, anyone? When: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10474 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10474
Summer Storytime When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for an all ages storytime. Children will engage in
stories, music, movement, and more!
No registration.
http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10388 Children's Learning and Leisure All ages 3-5 Birth -2 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10388
FTW! Teen Game Night When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for our teen game night and learn a new game, or play an old favorite. No experience needed, just your desire to get in the game. Open to teens in grades 7-12. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10028 Teen Learning and Leisure Grades 7-12 teen 12-18 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10028
Dancing for Beginners - The Hustle When: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join Diane, from Dances by Diane, for dance lessons in a variety of styles. Arrive ready to move and have fun. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10458 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10458
Crochet, anyone? When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10642 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10642
Mount Laurel Rocks: Paint a Better World When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for a rock painting event presented in partnership with the Mount Laurel EMS. All rocks and paints will be provided, no experience is needed. All that's required is your desire to paint the world a more colorful place!
This event is open to all ages able to hold a paint brush. Registration is required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10704 All Ages All ages 5 & up Young Adult thru Adult http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10704
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10582 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10582
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10583 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10583
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10584 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10584
Paws for Reading: Wilson When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Practice your reading skills with a captive canine audience in a private setting with Wilson, a registered therapy dog, and his owner, Ms. Judy. Wilson is a friendly Bearded Collie mix who is waiting to hear you read to him. Please note, sessions are in 15-minute blocks. Bring your favorite book from home or arrive early to choose a book from the library's collection. Grades 1-4. Registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10585 Children's Learning and Leisure Grades 1-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10585
Crochet, anyone? When: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10514 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10514
Lego League When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join us for this month's meeting of our LEGO League. Each month we gather together and build around a specific theme. Grades K-4. This group is not sponsored by the LEGO Group. Registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9960 MAKER Grades K-4 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9960
Write Stuff When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Earn community service hours while making cards, coloring, and writing letters that will be distributed to children's hospitals, nursing homes and members of the military. The library will provide all materials. This event is open to kids in grades 5-12. No registration required.

If you would like to earn service hours in this way, but are unable to attend, please contact Christine in Youth Services for a packet you can complete at home and return for service credit.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10333 Tweens Tween teen 12-18 Grades 5 and Up http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10333
Foreign Film: Au Revoir Les Enfants When: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

In this touching and powerful autobiographical story, director Louis Malle (“Atlantic City”) looks back on his own childhood in a Jesuit-run school in France during World War II. A school student befriends the newest kid in his class after struggling with him, then makes some startling discoveries about his new friend’s background. In French with English subtitles. 1987. PG. 104 min. No registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10348 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10348
Eclipse Viewing Party When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library Back Lawn

Join us for a chance to view the partial solar eclipse that will be visible from our geographic location this day. We will have a craft activity and demonstrate a pinhole viewer. Please check back for more details.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10127 Children's Learning and Leisure All ages http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10127
Crochet, anyone? When: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10475 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10475
Dancing for Beginners - Argentina Tango When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join Diane, from Dances by Diane, for dance lessons in a variety of styles. Arrive ready to move and have fun. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10459 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10459
Crochet, anyone? When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10652 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10652
Teen Paint Night When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Calling all artists, and non-artists too! Join us for an out-of-this-world painting experience. Your instructor will guide you through creating your own galactic masterpiece to take home. All materials will be provided and no experience is necessary. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Space and materials are limited, so registration is required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10706 Teen Learning and Leisure teen 12-18 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10706
Intro to Meditation When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Join an experienced meditation instructor and achieve relaxation of your mind and body. Wear comfortable clothes, try not to eat a big meal before class, and bring a mat or towel. (If you prefer not to sit on the floor, you may sit on a chair.) No registration needed.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10321 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10321
Informational Talk: I am a Patient When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 2

The Power of the Patient Project brings their presentation will be talking about confidentiality, patient rights, and how people can empower themselves as patients and make good healthcare decisions. No registration required. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10577 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10577
Logic Workshop for Kids When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

More details soon. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10556 Children's Learning and Leisure 7-8 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10556
Pajama Pals When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 7:35 PM
Where: Craft Room

Shake out the sillies and get ready for bed with friends! Join us for stories, songs, and fun in this special evening storytime.
Best suited for ages 3-6 years. Siblings are welcome. Kids (and parents!) are invited to wear their pajamas to the event. No registration required.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10056 Storytime 3-6 http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10056
Crochet, anyone? When: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: In library

Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Instruction available if needed. Please bring your own materials. No registration necessary.http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10515 Adult Learning &Leisure adult 18+ http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10515
Robodyssey: How to Talk to a Robot When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Meeting Room 1 & 2 COMBINED

Learn to successfully program an autonomous mobile robot to solve a maze. Students learn programming skills based on Microsoft’s Visual Basic language while competing in a non-destructive challenge. Please register. Grades 4 and up. http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10409 Tweens Grades 4 and Up http://events.mtlaurel.lib.nj.us/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=10409

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