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

Voorhees Library Again Joins Macy’s in Supporting RIF Campaign

VOORHEES, NJ – June 18, 2015 – The Camden County Library System is once again joining a nationwide partnership between Macy’s stores and Reading is Fundamental in their Be Book Smart campaign to provide all children with access to quality books.

The M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch in Voorhees is serving as a local impact site for the campaign through which it will receive books to be given to children. The Vogelson Branch library has been specifically paired with the Macy’s store in the Voorhees Town Center.

Learn about Computers this Summer at the Voorhees Branch Library

VOORHEES, NJ – June 12, 2015 – Learn about different computer programs and the World Wide Web this summer. The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library is offering several classes on a variety of topics for adults during July.

Being computer literate can be useful for personal business and may even help on the job. Check out a class or two. Please note some classes require familiarity with a computer.

Camden County Library Presents 3rd Annual Summer Music Festival

VOORHEES, NJ – June 4, 2015 – Some of the best local musical talent, performing in a range of forms, are scheduled to partake in the Camden County Library’s third annual summer music festival that includes 26 free programs for the public’s enjoyment.

This summer’s rendition offers an open mic talent show, a spoken word workshop and a summer training camp for area student musicians. There will be performances to suit most everyone’s musical tastes: jazz, Irish music, pop, music from the Great American Songbook and more.

Camden County Library to Hold Spring Book Sale at Voorhees, June 12-13

VOORHEES, NJ -  June 1, 2015-- The Camden County Library System will stage one of the largest used-book sales in South Jersey on Friday, June 12, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 13, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at its regional branch library in Voorhees.

Typically hundreds of book-lovers, bargain hunters and book dealers from the tristate area are attracted to the event where 99 percent of the items will be priced between fifty cents and two dollars, with nothing over three dollars, according to William Brahms, branch manager of the Voorhees library and chief organizer of the sale.

 

Local Artists Exhibit Work at Haddon Twp. Library through June

VOORHEES, NJ –May 29, 2015 – The Haddon Twp. branch of the Camden County Library System is hosting an exhibit of original artwork done by students of Norma Chankin’s Fine Artists Studio that will run the entire month of June.

The works of art on display will include pieces in oil, pastel, acrylic and water color. A free, informal reception with light refreshments is planned at the library on Saturday, June 6, 2015, 1 – 3 p.m. .

 

County Library’s Shyamoli De to Receive ‘Celebrate Literacy Award’

VOORHEES, NJ – May 21, 2015 – The Camden County Library System is proud to announce Adult Education/Literacy Coordinator Shyamoli De is being awarded the 2015 “Celebrate Literacy Award” by the West Jersey Reading Council, an Honor Council Affiliate of the International Literacy Association.

The award recognizes individuals that have made significant contributions in the local or state community to promote literacy. In its award letter the WJRC noted De’s efforts and achievements as Director of the Literacy Volunteers of Camden County that operates in part out of the Voorhees branch library.

Camden County Library Announces 2015 Summer Reading Programs

VOORHEES, NJ – May 19, 2015 – The Camden County Library System joins libraries across the state in offering 2015 summer reading programs based on the themes “Every Hero Has a Story” for children and “Unmask” for teens and tweens.

Participants can register online or at their local branch and pick up a reading log to track all they read during the summer or everything read to the youngest children. Report the hours and titles read to one of the library’s eight branches to earn incentives and chances to win larger prizes at the local branch.

County System Offers Free, Temporary Library Cards to Haddonfield Residents

VOORHEES, NJ –May 7, 2015 –The Camden County Library System has been providing free, temporary library cards to Haddonfield residents as a courtesy while the borough’s library is closed for renovations.

With the card residents have access not only to the collections of books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks available at the library system’s eight branches but to numerous electronic, online and downloadable resources as well.

Bellmawr Library Stages Successful Community Playdate for Ages 1 – 3

NEWS RELEASE April 30, 2015
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

VOORHEES, NJ – April 30, 2015 -- 

Camden County Library Van Illustration Gets Statewide Recognition

VOORHEES, NJ – April 23, 2015 – They say a picture is worth a thousand words and that certainly is the case with the colorful illustration that adorns a Camden County Library delivery van that makes the rounds among the library system’s eight branches each day.

The New Jersey Library Association agreed the illustration is worthy of notice after the library had submitted photos of the van for the association’s 2015 Public Relations Award that was announced at its annual conference this week in Long Branch, NJ.

Each year the NJLA seeks out prime examples of PR work that are judged on the effectiveness of the message for a target audience, originality, creativity of design and aesthetic appeal.

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