Avalon Library Programs This Week: Jan 25th – 31st

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Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.


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Learn how to use, install, uninstall, customize and rearrange Windows 10 apps & programs, along with some suggestions for those that will help you get the most from your device. Register to use a library computer or your own computer or tablet. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.


 

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Apple supplies you with some great apps for your iPad. Come learn what they are and how they can be useful to you. Be sure you have your Apple ID and password. (Required prior to class) Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk. Avalon property owners may register December 27. All others may register January 10.


 

 

Coming in February:

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Moderator is Conrad Weiler. Title for February: “One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.


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A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks),a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on a near impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. High stakes and suspense power a story inspired by true events that capture the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life. Starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Scott Shepherd. Rated PG-13 for some violence and brief strong language.


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Title for February: “The Constellation of Virtual Phenomena” by Anthony Marra. Complimentary books may be available upon registration. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.


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Bob Conrad is a multi-talented gentleman; magician, puppeteer, ventriloquist, balloon sculptor, and much more. In this program he pulls out all the stops and blends all these skills into a mixture of magic and merriment. You will meet Bob’s puppet friend Rickey the Rabbit, see Bob draw Art and bring him to life, See Bob create Gertrude from a paper plate. Mind boggling magic, objects appear and disappear right before your eyes. Fun from beginning to end, perfect any time of year. Everything that children love is in this program !


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Norman Gluckman will provide instruction on Audacity and Roxio sound editing software to digitize and clean up audio cassettes and records. He will also show how to use metadata to index and access music files. This is a required course for patrons interested in using the library’s equipment to digitize audio material. Registration is required by calling 609-967-7155 or stopping by the circulation desk.


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Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. Starring Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogan and Jeff Daniels. Rated R for language.


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Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Brian D’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci, SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Thomas McCarthy, SPOTLIGHT is a tense investigative thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest crime stories in modern times. Rated R for some language including sexual references.

About Avalon Free Public Library

Avalon is a bustling little shore town in southern NJ. Our small population of 1800 expands to about 30,000 at the height of summer. We like to think that we serve them all and then some! Our goal is to make our library available to our patrons wherever they may roam.

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