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

Local Artists to Exhibit Work at Haddon Twp. Library during October

NEWS RELEASE September 26, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Works in a variety of media on display; opening reception Sat., Oct. 8, 1 -3 p.m.

VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 26, 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 October.

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 Sat., Oct. 8, 1 – 3 p.m.

Join a Reporter from his Front Row Seat to History at Voorhees Library

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

Ed Eisen to tell of his adventures and the people he met during a 52-year career

VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 15, 2016 – The M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library in Voorhees will host “A Reporter’s Front Row Seat to History” presented by Ed Eisen, Monday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. .

A veteran Philadelphia reporter and broadcaster for over 52 years, Eisen will relate his encounters with a diverse array of public figures including Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, ...

Camden County Library Hosts Photo Preservation Workshop, Sept. 13

NEWS RELEASE September 6, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org
Experts to give timely tips during “Save Your Photos Month”

VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 2, 2016 – The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System will host a special workshop for Save Your Photos Month presented by two certified professional photo organizers, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.

Photo Organizers Jini Errichetti and Debbie Kraponick will present information on the importance of having a plan to protect photos before a disaster hits. They will share a process to

Listen to Snoopy: September is Library Card Sign-up Month

NEWS RELEASE August 23, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
 mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

World’s most famous beagle urges kids, students, even adults – to get one now!

VOORHEES, NJ – Aug. 23, 2016 – Snoopy is back in the library to make sure everyone gets a library card. The American Library Association has once again enlisted the world’s most famous beagle to tell everyone that September is Library Card Sign-up Month, inviting them to join their local public library.

Libraries are not just places to find and borrow books. They are creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. In fact Camden County Library offers over 1,400 programs for children, tweens, teens and adults each year.

Bellmawr Library Holds Two-Day Summer Book Sale this Week

NEWS RELEASE August 9, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Assistant Public Relations Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Sale to raise money to support teen and tween programs at library

VOORHEES, N.J. – August 9, 2016 -- The Bellmawr Branch of the Camden County Library System  will hold its annual summer clearance book sale on Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13.

The sale offers bargains on all kinds of books – fiction, children’s, young adult, mysteries and more. Most items will be priced between fifty-cents to three dollars. Located at 35 E. Browning Road,

Riletta L. Cream Ferry Ave. Library to Host Youth Empowerment Event

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

30 high school students invited to learn about starting and running a business

VOORHEES, NJ – August 8, 2016 –  ADC Kid, a children’s media company, will sponsor and present a youth empowerment event at the Riletta L. Cream Ferry Ave. Branch Library with a focus on how to start and run a business on Saturday, September 24, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. .

Up to thirty high school students are welcome to register for the event that will include brunch and presentations by six different entrepreneurs from the tri-state area, according to Davon Clark, founder of ADC Kid. Clark frequently does readings and presents other literacy programs at the Ferry Ave. library.

Camden County Library Now Offers Rosetta Stone® for All Patrons

NEWS RELEASE July 28, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Language learning for all needs from ESL to business and vacation travel

Camden County Library now offers the Rosetta Stone language learning program free to patrons of the library.

VOORHEES, NJ – July 28, 2016 -- The Camden County Library System now is offering patrons free access to Rosetta Stone® for those who want to learn a different language. Whether library card members are looking to learn a brand new language, further their ESL learning as non-native English speakers or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel, Rosetta Stone® Library Solution from EBSCO Information Services is a perfect solution.

 

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

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

News you can use

[Note to Editors: The titles below link directly the CCLS catalog entries for your online readers]

VOORHEES, N.J. – July 11, 2016 -- The Camden County Library System received the following titles among new books it ordered. The titles are in circulation at various branches.

 

Title

Author

Copies Available

Genre/Subject

“First Comes Love”

Emily Giffin

20 copies including 12 Grab & Go copies

1 audiobook copy

Fiction

Dishonorable Intentions

Stuart Woods

21 copies including 12 Grab & Go copies

 3 audiobook copies

Mystery

Camden County Library System Ends Late Fees for Borrowers 16 and Younger

~~NEWS RELEASE June 30, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
 mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Designed to encourage teens and children to use the library and read more

VOORHEES, NJ – June 30, 2016 – The Camden County Library System is pleased to announce it will no longer collect late fines on materials borrowed by patrons 16 years old and younger effective July 1, 2016. The policy is designed to encourage library use by young people and support early childhood literacy.

Younger patrons will still be responsible for returning borrowed items. If items are overdue past 14 days, the juvenile patron’s borrowing privileges will be suspended until the overdue materials are returned without an accumulation of past due fines that can pose a financial burden on younger patrons and their families.

Camden County Library Wins State Grant to Nurture Minds and Bodies

~~NEWS RELEASE June 27, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
 mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

NJ Dept. of Labor awards $59,000 to fund mobile food literacy center

VOORHEES, NJ – June 27, 2016 – The Camden County Library System is receiving a $59,000 grant from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development to promote food literacy in Camden and other communities throughout the county. The money will be used to fund a mobile culinary center designed to help foster literacy skills focused on nutrition, food selection and food preparation in communities around the County with low literacy levels and particularly in those like Camden designated as ‘Food Deserts’ by the US Department of Agriculture.

A centerpiece of the program will be a mobile kitchen complemented by a collection of books about nutrition, healthy eating and consumer literacy with iPads and a mobile hotspot available. The kitchen can be transported to any of the library’s eight branches and other locations to demonstrate cooking techniques and recipes.

The program will help residents at the lowest levels of literacy gain skills in reading, consumer math, converting recipes, interpreting nutrition labels and understanding supermarket signage. Other workshops will focus on healthy eating on a budget and ESL conversation classes centered on international cuisine.

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