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For more information contact Mark Amorosi, Assistant Public Relations Officer, 856-772-1636, ext. 7323 or mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org

Camden County Library System Offers Flower-Arranging Workshops

NEWS RELEASE March 15, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

VOORHEES, NJ – March 15, 2016 – The Camden County Library System is offering a series of different workshops on flower arranging crafts and skills for adults presented by Rachelle Hasenberg of Inspirational Horticultural Therapy. No experience is necessary and supplies will be provided for the programs being offered at different branches.

Rose Petal Topiaries

Learn how to create a dried flower topiary using dried rose petals.
 

South County: Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Voorhees: Monday, May 2, 7 p.m.

Spring Fresh Flower Arranging

Delight in the colors, shapes and textures of real flowers while learning the proper methods of flower design and how to make an arrangement last longer

Macy’s Wins Two Book Collections for Voorhees Library from RIF

NEWS RELEASE March 10, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

2nd year in a row Voorhees store earns most donations for Be Book Smart

VOORHEES, NJ – March 10, 2016 – The Camden County Library is pleased to report that the Macy’s store in the Voorhees Town Center has earned 580 books for the  Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library from Reading is Fundamental, through its annual ‘Be Book Smart’ campaign this past year.

In 2015, the Voorhees branch Library was again selected as the local impact site for the Macy’s campaign through which RIF is giving the library funds to get 500 books.  Because the Voorhees store encouraged its customers to buy the most ‘Be Book Smart’ coupons in its district, Macy’s also earned a special eighty-book multicultural collection for the M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch library.

 

 

Bricks 4 Kidz Returns to Camden County Library System

NEWS RELEASE March 8, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

All eight branches offering programs starting this week through May

VOORHEES, NJ – March 8, 2016 – Bricks 4 Kidz returns to the Camden County Library System with specially designed models for participants to create. Imagination, curiosity and a love of Legos are all that is required.

All eight branches of the system are hosting a program on different dates for a variety of ages.

Select Titles of New Books Now at the Camden County Library System

NEWS RELEASE  February 29, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

“Midnight Sun” by Jo Nesbo, one of the new titles available from the Camden County Library System

 

Camden County Library Offers New Online Music and Art Lessons

NEWS RELEASE February 22, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org
 

ArtistWorks for Libraries provides interactive online music and art training

The Camden County Library offers a new service that provides online music and art lessons taught by professionals for library card members.

VOORHEES, NJ –  Feb. 22, 2016 -- The Camden County Library System now offers library cardholders the chance to get free, online music and art lessons through a new service called ArtistWorks for Libraries from Recorded Books.

ArtistWorks for Libraries provides library members with world-class music, voice and art instruction through self-paced video lessons taught by highly accomplished music and art professionals, including Grammy Award winners. The service consists of 24 instrumental, voice and fine-arts classes, from basic courses to intermediate instruction to advanced lessons.

Library cardholders can enjoy on-the-go learning without having to download an app because ArtistWorks for Libraries is browser enabled for both desktop and mobile devices.

 

 

Freeholder Moen Named Liaison to Camden County Library in NJ

William F. Moen, new liaison to the Camden County Library System in New Jersey. (Camden County Photo)

South County Library Hosts Author Reading of “Run, Faredy, Run”

NEWS RELEASE February 11, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org  http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Story explores how quilts were used as secret code on the Underground Railroad

VOORHEES, NJ – Feb. 11, 2016 – The South County Branch of the Camden County Library System will host a special story time with author Kathleen Lindsey reading from her book “Run, Faredy, Run: Secrets to Freedom” for ages six and up on Friday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Lindsey’s book and stories tell how the Underground Railroad used quilt designs to convey secret messages that helped African Americans find their way to freedom.

Learn How to Create a YouTube Channel at Camden County Library

NEWS RELEASE January 27, 2016

Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
 mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org
 

VOORHEES, NJ - Jan. 27, 2016 -- More and more people are taking charge of their own broadcasting by creating their own YouTube channels. Anyone with a computer or mobile device and access to the Web can do it.

The Camden County Library System is offering a special workshop at three branch locations to help those interested:

            M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch (Voorhees): Thursday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m.

            Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch (Camden): Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.

            Riletta L. Cream Ferry Ave. Branch (Camden): Monday, Feb.22, 3:30 p.m.

 

Camden County Library Celebrates African American History with Programs

NEWS RELEASE January 21, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

VOORHEES, NJ – Jan. 21, 2016 -- The Camden County Library System will celebrate African American History Month with a special story time at five of its branch locations and other programs including film festivals.

Local story teller Don Dougherty returns to the library and offers an interactive story time about the legacy of Harriet Tubman and her role as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad that helped escaped slaves reach freedom in the North.

Bellmawr, Monday, February 8, 4 p.m., Ages 4 and up

Gloucester Twp., Monday, February 8, 6:30 p.m., Ages 4 and up

Merchantville, Wednesday, February 10, 3:30 p.m., Grades Pre-K - 5

Voorhees, Wednesday, February 10, 6:30 p.m., All ages

Haddon Twp., Saturday, February 27, 1 p.m., Ages 4 and up
 

Select Titles of New Books Now at the Camden County Library System

“Women in Black History: Stories of Courage, Faith & Resilience” for young adults by Tricia Williams Jackson is one of the new titles available through the Camden County Library System (Baker & Taylor photo].

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