The Teen Department is moving outside! Every Monday during Summer Reading we will be out in the Pocket Park doing something cool and artsy! Wear clothes you don't mind getting messy!
*** Enough supplies will be provided for the first 15 teens who show up!
**** If the weather is bad, we'll just meet in the Teen Space.
Monday, July 8 - Galaxy canvas quote boards - we provide the canvas, you provide the inspiration!
Monday, July 15 - Polymer clay beads/keychains/figurines/wherever your inspiration takes you!
Monday, July 22 - We're marbelizing paper (and maybe some other stuff if we come up with good ideas)!
Monday, July 29 - Paint in the park! Take your inspiration from outside and put brush to paper.
Monday, August 5 - Zine workshop. A zine is kind of a DIY-magazine - about whatever you want! We're going to make some.
Monday, August 12 - Galaxy bath bombs. Fizzy and relaxing!
TLC & 4H
Come visit us at the 4H Fair! We will have our button maker, a community art project and more.
No registration required
Thursday 7/18 Noon to 9pm
Friday 7/19 10am to 10pm
Saturday 7/20 10am to 10pm
Enter at the ACCC Campus in the Lockwood Center
Tuesdays, Court House Library, 3pm
Improve your photo skills and get some cool shots to submit to our annual Teen Photo Contest! We’ll cover a new technique every week! Bring a phone, a camera, a tablet, or something else you can take pictures on!
For grades 5-12. No registration required.
(emphasis on Technology!)
Tuesdays and Thursdays in July and 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
Walk In Wednesday
Walk in Wednesday
Wednesdays from 9am to 4pm
Do you need a little help with your laptop? Do you have a few questions about your cell phone? Bring in your mobile device, from fitbit to iphone, and you will receive up to a half hour of tech help and guidance without an appointment on a first-come, first-served basis.
No appointment required
Bring photo of animal you want to paint (be sure it is close enough to see fur.)
Gouache, body color, opaque watercolor, or gouache, is one type of water media, paint consisting of natural pigment, water, a binding agent, and sometimes additional inert material. Gouache is designed to be used with opaque methods of painting.
Doug Axmann’s creativity is divided between illustration and fine art. He has had work published in Visual Education Corporation manuals, along with several editions of Amazing Stories Magazine. While being the vice-president of the Raritan Valley Art Association, Doug is also a member of the Graphic Artist’s Guild, the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists, and the Somerset Art Association. Doug has received many awards for his work, and is exhibiting in local galleries and private collections. Doug taught at the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art for fourteen years before relocating.
6-week class session Monday, July 22nd 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Stone Harbor library
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!
Enjoy magic, comedy, stories and fun with the Amazing Mr. Q and Bow-wow.
Bow-wow the dog tells everyone about his birthday present, "a telescope that can see farther than any telescope on the planet!" When he hears that there are telescopes as big as houses that can see distant galaxies, he says that his is still more magical and can see beyond. When the Amazing Mr. Q see the "telescope," he sees that it's only a paper towel roll... so he helps Bow-wow create magic and stories with their imagination.
This event is best suited for ages 4-8. No registration required - just show up!
Monday, July 22nd:
10am @ Wildwood Crest Library
2pm @ Cape May City Library
Tuesday, July 23rd:
10am @ Upper Cape Library
2pm @ Sea Isle City Library
6:30pm @ Court House Library
Wednesday, July 24th:
10am @ Woodbine Library
2pm @ Stone Harbor Library
We need you to help plan CapeCon, the library's annual comic convention! This year the Teen Department is planning advertising posters and an escape room! Gain volunteer hours for coming to meetings! For grades 5-12. No registration required.
Kyle Rossner, entomologist with the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control discusses the basics of mosquito biology and how the Department works to monitor and manage mosquito populations.
Kyle Rossner, entomologist with the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control will discuss the basics of mosquito biology and how the Department works to monitor and manage mosquito populations throughout the county.
The presentation will be followed by an open discussion and Q&A.
The Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control's objective is to manage mosquito populations using an integrated control approach according to the New Jersey Health Statutes, Chapter 26:9; stressing environmental safety, economics, efficacy, research and surveillance in order to protect the health and welfare of the citizens and visitors of Cape May County.
Fruit kebabs, antipasto kebabs, and spinach gnocchi.
This month, the Apron Ladies make some backyard pool party treats: fruit kebabs, antipasto kebabs, and spinach gnocchi.
Carolyn Vinci has written food columns for a local newspaper, taught cooking to children and founded an animal advocacy organization. She retired after 32 years of working with the developmentally disabled and is enjoying gardening, entering cooking contests and finding healthy and tasty new ways to prepare food.
Cheryl Ann Macellaro, RDN is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, former newspaper columnist, Labrador Mom, and methodical cook.
Cheryl loves table settings, plate presentation of meals and enjoying meals by candlelight. She enjoys traveling and enjoying the cuisine of the regions. Cheryl has a wonderful collection of aprons and every apron has a story!
Carolyn and Cheryl met at work in the early 1980’s and they have been friends ever since.
Thursday, July 25th
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Harbor Library