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!”

The Friends Poetry Contest, Yoga, and More

   We’re not out of the woods yet, so count on the Friends of the Pennsauken Free Library for more wellness events to keep your spirits and body in tip-top shape along with a contest to get your creative juices flowing!        In March, we’ll be starting a month of Tai Chi Chih, a mindfulness movingContinue reading “The Friends Poetry Contest, Yoga, and More”

Friends Wellness Series- Spring 2021

It looks as if we’re in for a few more months of our ongoing “stay at home, stay safe” routines. Take heart, though: the Friends are extending our Wellness Series of events to help everyone cope, relax, and get the right amount of exercise to get us all through till the weather warms up andContinue reading “Friends Wellness Series- Spring 2021”

Annual Poetry Contest

In recognition of April being NATIONAL POETRY MONTH, the Friends of the Pennsauken Library are sponsoring a Poetry Contest open to ALL Pennsauken and Merchantville residents.   Rules:     1.  Only ONE entry per person     2.  All entries must be original and not previously submitted for print or electronic publication.     3.  Applicants cannot have won in 2018Continue reading “Annual Poetry Contest”