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Monthly Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 3

March 2013

1584 Coles Mill Road Franklinville, NJ 08322 phone: 856-694-2833 website: Denise Saia, Director Deborah Riether, ed.

The Battles of Trenton Join us on Wednesday, March 27, from 6:30 to 7:30pm for this special program. Using maps, portraits, and other visual aids, Richard Patterson examines the events that led up to Washington’s first great victory: his plans for attack, the combatants, strategy, outcome, and human side of one of the more famous battles in US history. This program is most suitable for grades 7 and up. Registration is required by Monday, March 25. Please call the library to register at (856) 694-2833. This program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Library Hours: Monday—Thursday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Sixth Annual In celebration of National Library Week (April 14-20), LOGICAL will be hosting the sixth annual “Meet the Authors” event on Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 3pm at the Free Public Library of Monroe Township. This free event is sponsored by LOGICAL, a group of nine Gloucester County Libraries including the Franklin Township Library, working together to offer the most complete resources possible. Over 40 authors will be present to discuss and sell their books. Refreshments will be served. For more information, a list of participating authors, and directions to the Free Public Library of Monroe Township, please visit

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Spotlight on: Yum Food & Fun for Kids This magazine is chock-full of fun and healthy food ideas. Focusing on busy families, Yum Food & Fun for Kids presents ways to serve fresh fruits, vegetables and main meals in easy and enjoyable ways. For example, frozen yogurt drops are made by squeezing drops of yogurt onto baking trays and freezing. Children are

March Displays Display Case Near Copier: Women’s History Month Display Case Near Magazines: Ireland

encouraged to join in the preparations. The magazine is published quarterly—January, April, July and October. Well worth a look, it’s located in the Children’s section of the library.

Email Basics Class Friday, March 22 9 to 10am Learn about free web-based email. Participants will sign up for a Yahoo! email account. You must be comfortable using a mouse. This class is open to adults only. Class size is limited so register at the library or call (856) 694-2833 to reserve your seat. Because of this class, the internet stations will not be available to the public until 10:30am.

DVD Titles Coming to Your Library

Library Courtesy Be polite!

New Releases Compliance Django Unchained The Guilt Trip The Intouchables Jack Reacher Life of Pi

Please turn off your cell phone when entering the library. Food or beverages are not permitted in the library. This includes water and lollipops. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times when in the library.

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Children’s Events

Preschool Storytime in the Children’s Library Wednesdays at 10:30am Ages 3-6 Now thru April 24 Note: No storytime on March 6th No registration required

Walk-in Craft

Evening Storytime and Crafts Thursday, 6:30-7:15pm March 7th and March 14th In the Children’s Library Ages 3-8 No registration required

This program is a joint project of the Franklin Township Library, Delsea High School and Middle School Media Centers, and Janvier, Reutter & Main Road School Libraries.

March 2nd 11 am to 1 pm All ages welcome. Stop in and make a craft or two.

Attention, Patrons! The fees for copies and prints have increased to: Black & White Copies 15¢ Color Copies 30¢ Black & White Prints 15¢ Color Prints 30¢ YES, THE LIBRARY OFFERS COLOR COPYING NOW!!!!!!!

Join Miss Linda for storytimes and programs in the Children’s Library Genealogy Club Meeting Tuesday, March 19 7 to 8pm (in the Franklin Twp Community Center)

Wednesday, March 6th Staff Inservice Library will be open 1:00pm to 8:30pm

Open to anyone interested in genealogy and family history. Call the library at 856-694-2833 to register by March 18.

2013 Franklin Township Library Board Meeting Dates Wednesdays at 7:00 pm March 13th April 10th May 8th June 12th July 10th August 14th September 11th October 9th November 13th December 11th

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