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Herbal Journaling
ADULT
Herbal Journaling
Illustrated Herbal Journaling

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Learn about seasonal healing herbs while sketching and painting with watercolors. Simple sketches will be painted following information about healing herbs.

Colleen Ferraro has lived and has played an active part in the Wildwood Crest community. She is a fantastic artist and amazing athlete. She has been teaching Art and coaching cross- country and track to middle school students for upwards of 25 years.

Norma Cruz will also be leading the event. Norma Lindbloom-Cruz loves plants. She promotes their nutritious/healing uses by teaching, leading foraging walks and assisting at an herbal clinic. Aside from that she teaches French, ESL and dabbles in Spanish.

Each participant shall bring the following:

Small watercolor book or blank page journal
Starter watercolor set cakes or tubes in burnt sienna, permanent rose, ultramarine blue, and aureolin or grumbacher yellow recommended Brushes-#8 round,#12 Round,#1 rigger or liner, and a large flat brush for washes, pencil, palette, water container, paper towels, masking tape, board or foam core, and a kneaded eraser

Thursday, August 22nd
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cape May Court House Library
Storytime
KIDS
Storytime
Blast off for fun at our Baby & Toddler Storytime!

Children, ages birth to 3, and their loved ones are invited to join us for this fun interactive program featuring stories, songs, movement, and lots of fun. Storytime is great for encouraging your child's language and social skills.

No registration is required. However, storytimes may feature an optional sensory activity or craft at the end; dressing for mess is encouraged!
Summer sTeam
TLC
Summer sTeam
Summer sTeam
(emphasis on Technology!)

Tuesdays and Thursdays in August from 1pm to 3pm

Our summer maker days turn more towards Technology.
Something for all ages! We will have easy crafts for the smaller humans, science experiments, robotics and Vive Virtual Reality for all ages, and crafts for Teens.
Each day will be a different selection from our arsenal of technology, corresponding to the Summer Reading theme of SPACE.

All ages, no registration required
Teen Photo Awards
TEEN
Teen Photo Awards
Teen Photography Contest Awards Ceremony

Join us to recognize the winners of the 2019 Teen Photography Contest: Infinite Possibilities!

Sponsored by Sturdy Savings Bank, the contest gives local young photographers the chance to show off their work in three different categories:
Cape May County
Nature
Universe of Stories

Friday, August 23, 2pm at the Court House Library
All ages welcome to the award ceremony! No registration required!
Tot Time
KIDS
Tot Time
Come play at the library!

Tot Time is a free drop-in program for children up to five years of age. Choose a book to read together, dance to music with scarves, play with toys and puzzles, or simply enjoy visiting with other children and adults. No registration is required – just show up!

Special guest appearances by Girls Who Rock & Read with interactive music fun on these dates: 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, & 8/31.
Ancient Egypt & Africa
Adult
Ancient Egypt & Africa
Ancient Egypt’s links with the eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia are well known and much studied, but its connections with the continent of Africa are more obscure. However, we can find similarities and influences on both sides that we will discuss in this lecture like fashion, hairstyles, history, etc. Replicas will also be displayed to see and touch. Questions are always encouraged.

Sherin Motawea is originally from Egypt. She studied Egyptology. In 1998, Sherin obtained her first Master of Arts in Museum and Heritage Studies from the University College London, U.K. She then became the Head of the Egyptian Museums Department at the Supreme Council of Antiquities under the supervision of the renowned Egyptologist Dr. Hawass. She conducted a number of educational programs for all ages in Egyptian museums.

Monday, August 26th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sea Isle City Library
Teen Social Media
TEEN
Teen Social Media
Do you need a book suggestion?
Want to know what the Teen Department has been up to?
Check out our social media!
Instagram: @cmclteen
YouTube: cmclibrary
Snapchat: cmclibrary
The Kings of Egypt
ADULT
The Kings of Egypt
Ancient Egyptian pharaohs were considered to be both divine deities as well as mortal rulers. Throughout the 30+ dynasties in ancient Egyptian history, it is speculated that some 170 or more rulers reigned over the great land of Egypt during a three thousand year time span. In this lecture we will learn about the most important Kings, their life and contribution to this unique civilization. Everyone is welcomed to attend. Replicas of some of the presented royalty will also be displayed to see and touch. Questions are always encouraged.

Sherin Motawea is originally from Egypt. She studied Egyptology. In 1998, Sherin obtained her first Master of Arts in Museum and Heritage Studies from the University College London, U.K. She then became the Head of the Egyptian Museums Department at the Supreme Council of Antiquities under the supervision of the renowned Egyptologist Dr. Hawass. She conducted a number of educational programs for all ages in Egyptian museums.

Wednesday, August 28th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Wildwood Crest Library
Drop-In VR
TLC
Drop-In VR
Drop-in Virtual Reality on the Vive
Saturdays in August from 1pm to 3pm

There are many game titles to choose from including Beat Saber, Fruit Ninja, Job Simulator and Tilt Brush! No appointment necessary, but first come, first served with at least 15 minutes each.

No appointment required
Teen SR After Party!
TEEN
Teen SR After Party!
Summer reading is almost over, but before it ends, join the Teen Department for the Teen Summer Reading After Party!
Friday, August 9, 4:15pm to 10pm
Court House Library
Join the Teen Department for pizza, a video game tournament (probably Super Smash Brothers or Rocket League), virtual reality, an escape room in a box, and more!
To participate, teens must be entering sixth grade through just leaving twelfth grade AND turn in a signed permission form by Wednesday, August 7!
Pick up a permission form at your favorite library branch!
For more information, contact the Teen Department at 609-463-6340 or teen@cmclibrary.org.
Mind Reading
ADULT
Mind Reading
Extrasensory Performance & Mind Reading

Keith Zalinger is an acclaimed and award winning thought-reader & paranormal entertainer. As part of his main performance, he divines the thoughts of audience members, answers personal audience members' questions, and predicts their actions. A licensed hypnotist in the state of CT, he also performs card/palm/numerology readings.