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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Teen Reading Buddies Training Tomorrow!

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.

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.
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED
TODAY: MONDAY, MAY 30
FOR MEMORIAL DAY

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
2-4pm
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: http://goo.gl/f​orms/ankOUdn4PJ
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON:
MONDAY, MAY 30
FOR MEMORIAL DAY

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.
Saturday
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.
 
Thursday
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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Family Movie Night & Craft!

Families are invited to a free movie, Open Season: Scared Silly, at the Vineland Public Library.
 After hearing a scary story about a werewolf by the campfire, domesticated Boog is terrified and decides not to go on the annual summer camping trip he takes with his friends until he knows the werewolf is gone. Determined to help Boog overcome his fears, Elliot and their woodland friends band together to uncover the mystery of the Wailing Wampus Werewolf.
Children will make a craft immediately following the movie.
 
©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Tuesday
May 24
5:30-7:30 p.m.
All ages
Community Event Room
Registration is required. 
 
Participants are invited to bring their own refreshments. To register for this program or for more information call 856-794-4244 ext. 4246 Children younger than 9 MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library.
Closed captioning available upon request.
Craft supplies are provided by The Friends of the Vineland Public Library. This PG rated film is being shown in compliance with a license from Movie Licensing USA. The license is funded by The Friends of the Vineland Public Library. 
 

Teen Reading Buddies Training Tomorrow!

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.

Monday, May 23, 2016

"Clear the Clutter" w/ Jamie Novak

Vineland Public Library Presents:
Clear the Clutter & Store the Stuff
how to sort through your home without getting overwhelmed
Monday May 23rd at 6pm
This program is for you if you have:
- an attic full of treasures
- a garage filled with heirlooms instead of a car
- a basement with your children's toys
- closets of clutter
In this laugh out loud funny program Jamie will share her steps to downsize with ease. You'll leave with a step-by-step plan as well as the motivation to put that plan in place. If you are a saver, sentimentalist, procrastinator, or perfectionist this.

Presented by organizing humorist and bestelling author Jamie Novak as seen on HGTV and QVC and most recently a home blogger for Martha Stewart Whole Living

 



Sunday, May 22, 2016

Free Job Search Assistance Tomorrow!

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, Ms. Harnel Paraison from the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. will be at the library on:
 
When: Monday, May 23
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.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Book Discussion (Ages 6-8)!

 
Children ages 6-8 are invited to a book discussion at the Vineland Public Library.  The book to be discussed is The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat.
 

The Adventures of Beekle
 An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.
 Thursday
May19
6-7 p.m.
Ages 6-8
Children’s Dept.
Children younger than age 9 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library.
Registration is required for the book discussion. Participants will receive a free copy of the book to be discussed when they register in person.  Books are available in the Children’s Department. Registrants must attend the book discussion if they pick up a book! To register or for more information about this program please call Children's at 856-794-4244 ext.4246

REMINDER: Baby Time Tomorrow!

Babies ages 6-23 months and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Vineland Public Library for Baby Time. Participants will enjoy stories, songs and nursery rhymes.

Friday
May 20
Time: 10-10:30 a.m.
Where: Children’s Dept.
Registration is requested.
To register or for more information call Children's at 856-794-4244 ext.4246

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

NJWS Tomorrow!

NJWS        
NJWS     
Writers Society at Vineland Public Library
 
Date: Thursday, May 19
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Community Event Room 

If you are interested in writing, join this group for in-depth discussion, writing critiques, and connect with other writers! Please bring paper and a pen for your own writing exercises. Different months have different authors, writing topics, guest speakers, and more so check back for specifics. 
 
The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Vineland Public Library. Registration is not necessary. For additional questions, call the library’s Information Desk at (856) 794-4244, ext. 4243.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Teen Movie Program Tomorrow!

Teen Movie Program!
Date: Wednesday May 18
Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Community Event Room

©Lions Gate Films, Inc.

Teens are invited to watch the 2015 movie based on the third book in The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins and enjoy some pizza. This PG-13 movie is shown in compliance with a license from Movie Licensing USA. Registration is requested for this program. Call (856) 794-4244, ext. 4246 to register.


US Citizenship Workshop Tomorrow Night!

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Keith Dorr, with the USCIS, will host a workshop to answer your questions about the process of becoming a naturalized citizen.  

Day: Wednesday May 18, 2016
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Place: Community Event Room
www.uscis.gov or 800-375-5283

Evening Yoga Tomorrow!

Wednesday May 18
on the Library's Front Lawn @ 6 p.m.

REMINDER: Preschool Story Time Tomorrow!

Children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Vineland Public Library for Preschool Story Time. 
Participants will enjoy stories, songs and crafts.
Wednesday
May 18
10 - 10:45 a.m.
Children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers
Children’s Department

Registration is required.

Call Children's at 856-794-4244 ext.4246 to register or for more information.

Monday, May 16, 2016

REMINDER: Toddler Time Tomorrow!

Children age 2 and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Vineland Public Library for Toddler Time.  Participants will enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays.
Tuesday
May 17
Time: 10-10:30 am
Where: Children’s Dept.

 Registration is requested. Call 856-794-4244 ext.4246 to register. 

Coming Up Next Week: Free Job Search Assistance!

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, Ms. Harnel Paraison from the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. will be at the library on:
 
When: Monday, May 23
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 15, 2016

VHS Student Art Show Tomorrow!

Vineland High School Student Art Exhibit


From last year's display: Heather Macera’s
 “Self Portrait,” which was created with recycled
 cardboard, acrylic and glue.
The annual Vineland High School Student Art Exhibit is being featured at the Vineland Public Library during the month of May. Student artists will display their work in a variety of media including oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, pencil, pen & ink, air brush, printing, photography, sculpture and pottery. A reception to meet the artists and their teachers will be held on:
 
When: Monday May 16
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Doris Tripp Memorial Room 

Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and honorable mentions in all media during the reception. Refreshments will be served in the Doris Tripp Memorial Room and the Community Event Room.

The Art Exhibit is an annual event to offer the community an opportunity to see the artistic talent of Vineland High School students. It is arranged by the Vineland High School Fine Arts Department. This
event provides students with the satisfaction of seeing their work displayed and helps prepare those going on to art school.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May NJWS!

NJWS        
NJWS     
Writers Society at Vineland Public Library
 
Date: Thursday, May 19
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Community Event Room 

If you are interested in writing, join this group for in-depth discussion, writing critiques, and connect with other writers! Please bring paper and a pen for your own writing exercises. Different months have different authors, writing topics, guest speakers, and more so check back for specifics. 
 
The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Vineland Public Library. Registration is not necessary. For additional questions, call the library’s Information Desk at (856) 794-4244, ext. 4243.

US Citizenship Workshop This Wednesday!

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Keith Dorr, with the USCIS, will host a workshop to answer your questions about the process of becoming a naturalized citizen.  

Day: Wednesday May 18, 2016
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Place: Community Event Room
www.uscis.gov or 800-375-5283