Campbell's Quality "and the Land of the Good Red Tomato"*
Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Soup Month with Jonathan Thorn, and learn how Campbell’s Soup Company originated in Southern New Jersey In this presentation we will explore the early days of Campbell Soup Company as a food processor, its agriculture and farming heritage and connections to South Jersey. Since 1869 Campbell remains headquartered in its home of Camden, New Jersey.
Tuesday Tea with and Oliver Twist Book Talk
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Join us to share insights on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Bring your book along or download the novel to your computer, phone or eReader at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/730 to learn about life struggles in earlier times. Oliver’s quote “Please sir, may I have some more” was so central in the 1968 film based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist. Feel free to stay and enjoy the film. Light snacks and soup will carry us through lunchtime., New Jersey.
Introductory Tai Chi
Thursday, January 30, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Ralph Quinn demonstrates Tai Chi basics uncovering a gentle way to increase flexibility and reduce stress. Tai chi is a way of moving. If you’ve seen photos of groups of people practicing a graceful, slow-moving exercise in China, you’ve probably seen tai chi. This particular way of moving is practiced by over 200 million people.
Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register for these free programs.
Refreshments and door prizes!
*These programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State, and the Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Gloucester County College.
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Reading on the Go @ WDFPL
Are you always on the go and searching for listening pleasure? Check out Playaways. They are simple to use and can be renewed just like a book!
Many of the programs are video taped (with appropriate permission of the
presenter) and converted into a DVD for placement in our collection.
A short introduction to the presentation is created to introduce the topic and
presenter. Here are a few of the introductions (in low resolution format) of a
few of our more popular programs. (Windows Media Player 9 or higher is required.)