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5/29/2018 - Don’t Miss These Great Hamilton Public Library Programs in June

 

Don’t Miss These Great Hamilton Public Library Programs in June

There’s a lot more than books at our Hamilton Township Public Library…

 

And in June, Mayor Kelly Yaede invites residents to enjoy some of these great programs and events that will take place at the Library.  

 

Hamilton Township Library’s “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program

In person registration Monday, June 11 thru Saturday, July 21

During this 8-week read-at-home program, kids keep track of their reading, and then check in at the library periodically to collect stickers and other small incentives. 

 

Camp Olden and the Civil War

Monday, June 4

7 p.m.

The Historical Society of Hamilton Township presents Tom Glover, as he delves into the library’s extensive local history collection for an on-screen digital presentation of his Camp Olden and Civil War news articles and graphics.  Free and open to the public.

 

Movie Matinees
Throughout June

Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.

Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. 

Come join us for a wide variety of entertaining films, with two different showings per week.  For movie titles, call the library or visit our web site: 

HamiltonNJPL.org/events

 

The Camden and Amboy Railroad

Monday, June 11

7 p.m.

Join geologist/historian Pierre Lacombe and railroad historian John Kilbride for an exciting presentation on New Jersey’s first railroad, the Camden and Amboy. Our presenters will discuss the railroads construction from 1830-34, with a focus on its path through Hamilton Township. Free and open to the public.

 

Preschool Art Workshop with April Zay

Wednesday, June 13

10 – 11 a.m.

Kids 3 – 5 years old may attend.

Participants will celebrate the start of summer by creating bright, colorful pictures of cupcakes, using paint, paper and colorful puffy paint!  Space is limited; registration begins Monday, June 4.  Patrons may register in person or call 609-581-4060, ext. 4020.

 

Saturday Storytime

Saturday, June 16

10 - 10:30 a.m. 

Children of all ages are invited to attend, no registration required!

 

Kids’ MusicRound Free Demo Class

Thursday, June 21

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.   

Children ages infant through 4 years with an adult may attend. 

Dianne Adler will present a free demo of this award-winning family music program.  Come sing, dance, explore rhythm instruments, and have a great time!  Registration begins Monday, June 11. Patrons may register in person or call 609-581-4060, ext. 4020.

 

Crafts

Monday, June 25

2 - 3 p.m. 

Kids will create maracas and drums!  Suitable for children 6 years and older; children under 8 years should be accompanied by a caregiver.  Registration begins Monday, June 18.  Patrons may register in person or call 609-581-4060, ext. 4020.

 

Fun with Food

Wednesday, June 27

10 – 11 a.m. 

Kids 5 years and older may attend.

Kids will listen to stories and assemble a pinwheel sandwich (turkey, ham, and cheese) and a root beer float.  If your child has food allergies, let us know BEFORE registering.  Space is limited; in-person registration begins Monday, June 18.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

USA Karate Free Demo Class

Friday, June 29

3 p.m. 

Kids 4 years and older accompanied by an adult may attend.

Kids will learn martial arts, safety, self-defense, and character enrichment, and will have fun!  Registration begins June 18.    Patrons may register in person or call 609-581-4060, ext. 4020.

 

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The Hamilton Township Public Library is located at 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619 (behind the Hamilton Township Police Division Headquarters and Municipal Court Complex. 

 

The Library is open to residents Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.  Hamilton’s Library is closed on Sunday. 

 

In addition to over 181,000 books and 300 magazine and periodical subscriptions, Hamilton’s Library also offers: Recorded books on CD, Music CDs, eBooks and DVDs of feature films, TV shows, and nonfiction.

 

The Hamilton Township Public Library also offers a Museum Pass Program that provides FREE passes to loan for eleven area museums.

 

If you live, go to school or work in Hamilton, you are entitled to a free library card.

 

You can learn more about the Hamilton Township Public Library at HamiltonNJPL.org