CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS – SUMMER 2016

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June 27 – August 19

Registration begins June 20

Call 856-845-5593 or stop in the library.

 

 

 

Mondays:  Kidkins – Preschool Story Time

Ages 3-5 years, parent/caregiver must remain in the library.

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

June 27 – August 8

 

 

Tuesdays:  Grades K-4

Children entering grades K-4, parent/caregiver of children 7 or younger must remain in the library.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

June 28 – August 9

 

 

Wednesday Evenings:  Flicks & PJs

Wear PJs & bring pillow, blanket, snack/beverage.

6:30 p.m.

July 6, 20, August 3, 17

Movies listed at the bottom of Family Events for Everyone

 

 

Wednesday Evenings:  S.M.I.L.E.

Children read to therapy pets from the FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.

Bring your own book or read a book from the library.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

July 13, 27

 

 

Thursdays:  Yiddie Biddie Kiddies – Toddler Time

Ages 12-24 months with parent/caregiver.

10:05 – 10:30 a.m.

June 30 – August 11

 

 

Thursdays:  Kiddles – 2s Story Time

Age 24-36 months with parent/caregiver.  

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

June 30 – August 11

 

 

Preschool “Reading Champs” Read-To-Me Club – Ages 2-5

Reading packets will be available beginning Friday afternoon, June 24.

 

Grades K-4 Summer Reading 

Reading packets will be available beginning Friday afternoon, June 24.

 

 

Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party

Monday, August 15, 11:00 a.m. 

BOTH READING GROUPS:  Preschool “Reading Champs” Read-To-Me Club AND Grades K-4 Summer Reading

You must hand in your reading log to receive an invitation to the Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party.

Gift bags, certificates, yummy ice cream!

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY EVENTS FOR EVERYONE – SUMMER 2016

OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC

Registration requested

856-845-5593 or stop in the library

 

 

Wellness is the Word…Fitness & Health the Ways!

…a Special Arts Project through which the audience will gain a healthy appreciation of the performing arts as well as for the wellness, fitness, and health of ones’ own mind, body, and soul. Funding [for the performances noted ***] has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Gloucester County Cultural & Heritage Commission, an agency under the auspices of Rowan College at Gloucester County.

 

 

 

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Summer Kick-Off

Going Wild in the Jungle ***

Friday, June 24, 11:00 a.m.

Author and Storyteller Don Dougherty of Classroom Adventure Stories will take you on a highly interactive jungle adventure.

 

 

Silly Joe Sings!

Friday, July 1, 11:00 a.m.

With a guitar, a loud voice, a wig, a kazoo, boxer shorts, and a lot of silly body movements,  Joe Consiglio A.K.A. Silly Joe keeps everyone involved in this high-energy show.

 

 

Flicks & PJs

Wednesday evenings @ 6:30 p.m.

July 6, 20, August 3, 17

Wear PJs…bring:  pillow, blanket, snack, beverage

Movies listed below

 

 

On Your Mark, Get Set for Animal Games! ***

Friday, July 8, 11:00 a.m.

With zany illusions, props, music, audience participation and a cast of outrageous puppet characters,  Steve Petra of Petra’s Puppets brings loads of fun!

 

 

A Mr. Malcolm Monday Morning

Monday, July 11, 11:00 a.m.

Stories as only Mr. Malcolm can tell.  Lots of interactive fun!

 

 

S.M.I.L.E.

Wednesday evenings, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

July 13 & 27

Children read to therapy pets.  Bring your own book or use library books.

 

 

The Great Holtzie

Friday, July 15, 11:00 a.m.

Standup comedian for kids and families, The Great Holtzie, Adam Holtz, captivates everyone with his jokes and classic slapstick.

 

 

Fitness Frenzy ***

Friday, July 22, 11:00 a.m.

Presented by Benjamin Lipman and Currier’s Magical Mania, this multi-media combination of magic, juggling, music, comedy and interaction is sure to be a huge hit.

 

 

Marvels of Motion – Mad Science Physics Olympics!

Friday, July 29, 11:00 a.m.

This interactive event with Dynamite Dave of Mad Science West NJ is about the fun-damentals of moving science with wacky events and the unveiling of the top-secret motion machine.

 

 

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read, Move, Laugh & Play! *** 

Friday, August 5, 11:00 a.m.

Comic mime Robert Rivest presents hilarious mime stories, interactive playfulness, and fun ways to move, laugh and relieve stress.

 

 

Preschool Summer Finale

Monday, August 8, 11:00 a.m.

The Little Red Hen:  The Classic Story Reimagined by Youth Stages

Monday, August 8, 11:00 a.m.

In this interactive PLAY-SHOP (with Jean Prall Rosolino), the children, as Little Yellow Chicks, will plant, grow, reap the wheat and make and eat the bread…all with the Little Red Hen…all without the assistance of the other lazy animals.

 

 

Grades K-4 Summer Finale

Jedi Academy!

Tuesday, August 9, 11:00 a.m.

You are invited to learn the ways of the Jedi with Panniken Moonjumper (David Engel), a true Master of Intergalactic fun, adventure, physical challenges, and light saber lessons.

Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character!

 

 

Professor Parsnip’s Lab of Healthy Choices ***

Friday, August 12, 11:00 a.m.

Wacky Professor Parsnip of Bright Star Touring Theatre takes the audience on an adventure with exciting science experiments and interactive fun from the lab.

 

 

Live Turtle Encounter Show

Tuesday, August 16, 11:00 a.m.

Turtlesinger & Turtletoter, Karen & Charlie Buckley’s musical, interactive show with turtles and an On Your Mark, Get Set, Go…International 1 Meter Turtle Race & Medal Ceremony.

 

 

Summer Finale

Kids Choice DJ Dance Party

Friday, August 19, 11:00 a.m.

DJ Dave of Currier’s Magical Mania returns with 2 hours of interactive activities to get you up and moving.  There will be dancing, games, and contests for all.

 

 

 

 

Flicks & PJS

Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m.

Movies for children/families

Wear your PJs and bring:  a pillow, blanket or sleeping bag, snack & beverage

No need to register…just come and enjoy!

 

 

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7/6 Zootopia (PG – 108 minutes)

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps jumps at the chance to crack her first case…even if it means partnering with scam-artist Nick Wilds to solve the mystery. Big fun for all shapes and species…hilarious adventure full of action and heart. Disney

 

 

 

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7/20  Minions (PG – 91 minutes)

Left without an evil leader, the Minions embark on a journey to find a new big boss. These heroes must face their biggest challenge yet…saving all of Minionkind. When Sid’s attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

 

 

 

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8/3 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (PG – 92 minutes)

Hit the road with your favorite fur balls as they race to Miami on a wild road trip…the jaunt takes a nutty detour leading to hilarious highway hijinks and music-packed adventure across the country.

 

 

 

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8/17  Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG – 95 minutes)

Po and the Furious Five are back in the hilarious and critically-acclaimed hit film your whole family will love! When Po discovers a secret village of fun-loving, clumsy pandas, he must train them to defeat Kai, a supernatural villain who threatens to destroy Kung Fu.

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Programs – Spring 2016

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              APRIL 11 – JUNE 9

 

Children’s Programs are open to West Deptford Library members

and West Deptford residents.   

 

 

REGISTRATION BEGINS APRIL 4

Registration:

according to child’s age at registration,

required for all programs and events,

call 856-845-5593 or stop in. 

Due to class size and count for craft materials,

we ask that children attend the class they are registered for.  

If a change is necessary, please contact the Children’s Librarian.

 

 

 

Kidkins – MONDAY Preschool Story Time

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stories, craft, songs

Ages 3-5

Parent/caregiver must remain in the library.

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

April 11 – June 6

 

 

 

Kidkins – TUESDAY Preschool Story Time

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stories, craft, songs

Ages 3-5

Parent/caregiver must remain in the library.

Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

April 12 – June 7

 

 

 

Library Kids’ Club – After School Tuesdays

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stories, craft, game, snack

Grades K-4

Parent/caregiver of child age 7 or younger must remain in the library.

4:00 (4:15) – 5:00 p.m.

April 12 – June 7

 

 

 

S.M.I.L.E.

Silent Mentors in Literacy Education.

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Children read aloud to trained therapy pets from the FURever As Friends Organization (FAF).

Books available or bring your own.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

April 27, May 11, 25, June 8

 

 

 

Yiddie Biddie Kiddies – Toddler Time

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story, songs, finger-plays, puppets

Ages 12-24 months

Parent/caregiver stays with child.

Thursdays, 10:05 – 10:30 a.m.

April 14 – June 9

 

 

 

Kiddles – 2s Story Time

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story, craft, songs

Age 2

Parent/caregiver stays with child.

Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

April 14 – June 9

 

 

 

 

 

Family Events for Everyone – Spring 2016

 

 

OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC

Registration requested

 

 

 

Wellness is the Word…Fitness & Health the Ways!

…a Special Arts Project through which the audience will gain a healthy appreciation of the performing arts as well as for the wellness, fitness, and health of ones’ own mind, body, and soul. Funding [for the performances noted ***] has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Gloucester County Cultural & Heritage Commission, an agency under the auspices of Rowan College at Gloucester County.

 

 

 

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2016 Bookmark Design Contest Recognition Night                                          

Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.

Certificates and awards presented.

 

 

 

 

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Captain Fitness ***

Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.

All are invited to the family entertainment immediately following the Bookmark Design Contest presentation.

Certified Personal Trainer & Magician Mark A.S. Dolson presents a fun filled show with games & magic.

Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program.

 

 

 

 

 

FAF

Children read aloud to trained therapy pets from the FURever As Friends Organization (FAF).

Books available or bring your own.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

April 27, May 11, 25, June 8