Get in the Fall Mood with a book at our Book and Media Sale

      We’ll be going all spooky Halloween-themed at our next Munch and a Movie get together in the library’s Community Room on Tuesday, October 18th beginning at 1 p.m. We’re digging up a fun, not-too-scary movie to get us into the trick or treat mood, so bring the lunch (and a friend?) and we’ll treatContinue reading “Get in the Fall Mood with a book at our Book and Media Sale”

Book Sale, Raffle, Munch and a Movie, and Wellness Classes- Welcome to Fall With the Friends!

The Friends will start accepting donations for the Book and Media sale on Tuesday,September 20 th during regular library hours. (The library is closed Monday the 19th for anin-service training.) Please don’t leave books or electronic media outside the front door. Instead,bring all your donations to the circulation desk where you’ll receive an acknowledgement ofyourContinue reading “Book Sale, Raffle, Munch and a Movie, and Wellness Classes- Welcome to Fall With the Friends!”

Poetry Contest Winners!

     Congratulations to all our Poetry Contest winners for this year! The awards ceremony, our first in-person one in the last two years, was well-attended and our honorees (along with their families) were all there to accept their awards from Youth Services Librarian at the Pennsauken Library, Heather Kristian. Afterwards, everyone posed for pictures. WeContinue reading “Poetry Contest Winners!”

Movies and Movement in May!

This month’s Munch and a Movie is May 16th. (Don’t forget they’re on Mondays through June instead of our usual Tuesdays.) We’ll see in the Community Room you with your lunch at 1:00 p.m. and treat you to a nice snack and beverage while you watch the movie.      Our six-week Yoga for Balance and PostureContinue reading “Movies and Movement in May!”

Yoga, Movies, Art Show, and Poetry!

    For those who can’t get by without their in-person or Zoom Chair Yoga sessions, take heart: you’ll have three more to look forward to in March — on Friday March 4th , 11th and 18th (snow cancellation make-up) beginning at 10:30 a.m. Remember, there’s a 20-person limit for the Community Room, and if youContinue reading “Yoga, Movies, Art Show, and Poetry!”

New Year, New Activities!

    Start planning what you’re going to bring for lunch because one of our most popular get togethers — Munch and a Movie — starts up again this month after waaaay too long an absence!   On Tuesday, January 18th, we’ll meet in the newly-reopened Community Room at the Pennsauken Library from noon – 3:30 toContinue reading “New Year, New Activities!”

September Events- Raffle and Return of the Wellness Program

Thanks to everyone who visited our drive-through lemonade stands over the summer for our Lemonade 4 Change fund raiser and who helped us nearly reach our goal of $4500. To ensure that we go over the top, the Friends of the Pennsauken Free Public Library will be holding a 50/50 raffle this fall. Tickets goContinue reading “September Events- Raffle and Return of the Wellness Program”

July Events

We’re still getting back in the swing of “normal,” and with summer coming up and people venturing out again, here’s a reminder of our second upcoming Lemonade 4 Change event to help raise funds to increase the library’s collection of books on diversity. It’s important, especially these days, that we all try to “walk aContinue reading “July Events”

Poetry Contest Winners

Here are the results of our annual Poetry Contest!   This year’s participation was considerably higher than last year’s — three times as much to be exact with nearly 300 digital and quite a number of handwritten entries to judge.  It seems staying indoors for a year influenced everyone’s creative juices positively because this year’sContinue reading “Poetry Contest Winners”

It’s National Poetry Month- Send in A Poem!

The 2021 Friends of The Pennsauken Library Annual Poetry contest is in full swing, and we are accepting submissions now through April 30th, 2021, 6pm. There are three ways to submit your poem: Email it– A PDF of your poem can be emailed to folpennsauken@gmail.com. Snail mail it– Friends of the Pennsauken Library Poetry Contest,Continue reading “It’s National Poetry Month- Send in A Poem!”