Free Public Library of Audubon

239 Oakland Avenue, Audubon, NJ 08106  |  (856) 547-8686

Library Summer Schedule


Summer Reading Program 2018

Summer Reading Program 2018

 

Join us for another fun summer of reading and events at the Library as we embark on our 2018 Summer Reading Program. We have so many wonderful things planned we can hardly wait! You're not going to want to miss any of this as we explore all the ways that "Libraries Rock!."

 

 Summer Reading Program Schedule

 

REGISTRATION OPENS - JUNE 4

Registration for the Summer Reading Program begins. Stop by the library, sign-up, get your reading log and get some books! Don't forget to vote for the movie you'd like to see at the Summer Reading Movie Night (see below).

 

OPENING CEREMONY - THURSDAY, JUNE 21 @ 6:30 PM

Join us as we welcome Caryn Lin, electric violinist, who will perform her program, The Sound of Science, an amazing multi-media and interactive presentation that takes participants on a
journey from the classical days of Bach to the techno-wonders of today. Registration is NOT required.

 

SUMMER READING MOVIE NIGHT - TUESDAY, JULY 17 @ 6:30 PM

  

Our readers have spoken! The winner of the Summer Reading Movie Night Readers' Choice is Star Wars - A New Hope!  

So, dress up in your favorite Star Wars gear and join us for an evening of family-friendly fun at the Library. Cabana Water Ice will be providing free water ice to all attendees and Chick-fil-a will be providing free chicken nuggets. We'll also have a photo booth where participants can take a Star Wars related photo. You won't want to miss it!

This event is FREE and open to the public. No registration required.

  

 READING LOGS DUE - TUESDAY, JULY 31

Hand in your reading logs, so you can pick up your prizes at the Closing Ceremony.

 

CLOSING CEREMONY - TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 @ 6:30 PM

Pick up your prizes and enjoy a captivating presentation on the world of dinosaurs by the renowned children’s author and painter, Michael Dooling.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is NOT required.

 


Animals in the Community - July 12, 19 & 26 @ 2:00 pm

Animals in the Community

July 12, 19 & 26, 2:00-3:00pm 

    

In partnership with the Audubon Green Team, the Free Public Library is pleased to offer a new program this summer: Animals in the Community. Youngsters in this program will learn about animals native to New Jersey and those that live in our own community. So become part of the mini Green Team and discover how to care for and respect all animals.

Appropriate for children ages 10-12. Registration is not required.

    


Local Author Series: Juvenile Fiction & Young Adult Author MC Atwood, Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 6:30pm

A Reading & Book Signing with Juvenile Fiction & Young Adult Author

MC Atwood

Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 pm

 

 

Join us as we welcome Megan Atwood, award winning juvenile fiction & young adult author. Ms. Atwood is a creative writing professor at Rowan University and the author of over 40 books for juveniles and young adults. She has won YALSA Quickpick Awards for two of her series, some of which are available for borrowing at the library.

She will be here to discuss her works, sign books, and inspire the next generation of writers. So come with your questions, and prepare to be wowed!

 


Local Author Series: Poet Anna Evans, Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 6:30pm

 

Poetry Reading & Book Signing with Anna Evans

Thursday, October 18 at 6:30 pm

        

 

Anna is an award-winning and widely published poet, editor, teaching artist and translator based in Hainesport, NJ. Her poems have appeared in journals including the Harvard Review, Rattle, the Atlanta Review, the Evansville Review and 32 Poems. She is a graduate of the Bennington College MFA Program. Her poem, "Zeitgeber" (included in The Stolen From) won the 2012 Rattle Readers' Choice Award. Her sonnet collection, Sisters & Courtesans is published by White Violet Press.

 

 


Program: Summer Yoga with Kathleen White

Limber Up with Summer Yoga at the Library!

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, June 19 through July 24

 

 

The Library will again host yoga classes with instructor,  Kathleen White. 

Classes will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Audubon Senior Center. The cost is $45 for the six week program.  Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel.

Classes start on June 19th (check out our Events Calendar for a full listing of dates). Enrollment is limited, so please register by June 12th.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served  basis.  Please send a check payable to the Free Public Library of Audubon indicating “yoga “in the memo section. 

***Remember: always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.***

 


Hoopla - A New Digital Library Resource

Introducing Hoopla - A New Digital Library Resource

 

We are thrilled to announce that Hoopla is now available at the Free Public Library of Audubon. But what is Hoopla anyway?

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your  smart TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hoopla has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. It is like having the Free Public Library of Audubon at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Accessing Hoopla

Accessing Hoopla is easy. All you will need is a device with an internet connection and your library card. Below are specific instructions.

 

From a computer:

Go to https://www.hoopladigital.com/.

Click the "Get Started Button" in the middle of your screen.

Follow the prompts for creating an account.

That's it, you're now ready to enjoy Hoopla!

 

From a smartphone:

Go to the app store that is applicable to your phone.

Download the Hoopla app by Midwest Tape LLC.

Click "Sign Up" and follow the instructions for creating an account, or

if you have already created an account with your computer, enter your email and password to login.

And that's it, you are now ready to use Hoopla from your phone.

 

Please note that each patron will be permitted three checkouts from Hoopla per month.

If you have any queastions or difficulty accessing Hoopla, please feel free to stop by the library or call us at 856-547-8686 for assistance. We will also be holding a special workshop on Saturday, March 17 at 11:30 am, during which partons may bring their devices to the library and receive assistance with Hoopla and/or Overdrive set up.  


Donations on hold until further notice


Museum Pass Program

The Museum Pass Program allows our patrons free access to some of the area's finest cultural and educational attractions. 

Museum Passes currently available:

 Museum of the American Revolution
 Academy of Natural Sciences
 Camden Children's Garden
 Garden State Discovery Museum
 Grounds for Sculpture
 Penn Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
 National Constitution Center
 Independence Seaport Museum