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Monday, May 30, 2016

Free Job Search Assistance: Next Week!!!

Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. offers Job Search Assistance at Vineland Public Library
Are you looking for a job? Do you need help writing a resume and filling out applications? Could your interview skills be improved? A bilingual job coach from the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. will be at the library on:
When: Monday, June 6
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Computer Lab
Registration is not required for this free program, and walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are also available. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call 856-964-4692.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Foster Care & Adoption Info Table: This Week!

Foster Care and Adoption Information Program at Vineland Public Library

  Thursday, June 2
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Community Event Room 

There will be a free informational program about foster care and adoption with Cumberland County Recruiter, Shannon Perry. Shannon Perry is affiliated with Child Protection and Permanency, New Jersey’s child protection and child welfare agency.

The program will be held in the Community Event Room, located on the first floor of the library. Light refreshments will also be served. To register for this free program, please call the library’s Information Desk at (856) 794-4244, ext. 4243.



Teen Reading Buddies Training This Week!

Teen Reading Buddies Training
Teens who are interested in the Reading Buddies program this July and August are required to attend this training session. Reading Buddies partners teen volunteers with children ages 6 to 10 to share a love of reading while sharpening their reading skills.

 Wednesday, June 1
5 to 6 p.m.
   Children's Event Room  
The reading sessions will be on Mondays beginning July 11th and ending August 15th. Teens need to be available each week for at least an hour.
After reviewing availability, approved volunteers will be paired with at least one child, possibly more. Applications and details about the program can be found in the Children’s Department and the Teen Room, or can be downloaded here. Applications should be filled out prior to the training meeting and brought to the meeting.
Teens must be ages 13-18 and have completed 7th grade by July 1st to participate in Reading Buddies.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Pokémon League Program Next Week!

Pokémon trainers of all ages are invited to attend the Farfetch'd Fiction League at the Vineland Public Library!
Saturday, June 4
All Ages
Registration is Requested
A Pokémon League provides fans of both the Pokémon Trading Card Game and the Pokémon video games with a local place to get together and have some fun. Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this
with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do.
Even if you don't know all the rules of the game, at a League you can learn game basics and, in no time, perfect your strategy! Joining a League is the best way to hone your skills to compete in Pokémon tournaments, from League Challenges all the way up to the World Championships. This program is funded by The Friends of the Vineland Public Library.
Children younger than age 9 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library. Registration is requested for this free program. Call (856) 794-4244, ext. 4246 or register online using the following link:​orms/ankOUdn4PJ

Pokemon Club Today!

Pokémon Club!
Children and teens ages 7 to 16 are invited to participate in a Pokémon Club at the Vineland Public Library. Join Senior Library Assistant Juni Ruiz for a discussion of all things Pokémon. Participants  are invited to bring their Nintendo DS handhelds, Pokémon games, trading cards, and anything else  related to Pokémon.
May 28
1:30-3 p.m.
Children and teens ages 7-16
Community Event Room
Registration is required.
Children younger than age 9 MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library.
To register for this program or for more information contact the Children's desk by calling 856-794-4244 ext. 4246

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Book Discussion (Ages 9 & Up)

Children ages 9 & up are invited to a book discussion at the Vineland Public Library. The book to be discussed is The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.
May 26
6-7 p.m.
Ages 9 & up
 Children’s Dept.

Registration is required for the book discussion. To register or for more information call Children's at 856-794-4244 ext. 4246 
Participants will receive a free copy of the book to be discussed while supplies last.  Books are  available in the Children’s Department. Registrants must attend the book discussion if they pick up a book!
If your child is not interested in the book or is unable to finish it before the night of the discussion, please return it so that another child may join the discussion. 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Teen Healthy Snack Program!

Teen Healthy Eating Program
Teens are invited to learn about nutrition and make healthy, delicious snacks with Jenna Gavigan, Registered Dietician from Bottino’s ShopRite of Delsea.

Wednesday May 25
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Community Event Room

Registration is requested for this program. Please call 856-794-4244, ext. 4246 or register here.

Adult Book Club!

Adult Book Discussion of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
When: Wednesday, May 25
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Community Event Room
Join Vineland Public Library’s monthly book club. The May meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 25 from 2-3 p.m. on the first floor in the library’s Community Event Room. The book to be discussed is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. 

For help in obtaining a copy of this book, visit the library’s Information Desk or call (856) 794-4244, ext. 4243. Please be sure to say it’s for the Book Club. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Vineland Public Library.