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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Sunday, June 25, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Sunday, June 25, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Sunday, June 25, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Monday, June 26, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Monday, June 26, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Monday, June 26, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Summer Reading Kick-Off: Make Your Own Tote Bag!
Summer Reading Kick-Off: Make Your Own Tote Bag!

33 Martin L. King Jr. Ave., Pleasantville, NJ 08232

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Suggested for ages 11-17. Registration requested. Summer reading means you need a tote bag for your beach reads, and any other summer adventures! Join us to learn how to make your own tote bag from an old t-shirt. No sewing needed!! Please bring a t-shirt that you can cut up.

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Monthly Movie Night
Monthly Movie Night

801 Shore Rd., Somers Point, NJ 08244

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

6:00 PM

Monthy Movie Night

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Somers Point Branch

Suggested for ages 4 and up.

June 27 Movie--The Lorax

July 25 Movie--Wreck-it Ralph

August 22 Movie--Am American Tail

Pizza served during movie.

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OC Farmers Market
OC Farmers Market

6th & Asbury Ave

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Every Wednesday, June 28th through September 6th
Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle Grounds every Wednesday. Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury Ave.
8am – 1pm . For more information call 609-399-1412.

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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Thursday, June 29, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Thursday, June 29, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Children's Summer Reading Contest
Children's Summer Reading Contest

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Thursday, June 29, 2017

9:00 AM

Two age categories of 3 1/2-7 & 8-12.
Keep track of the books you read during the summer for the Summer Reading Closing Party.
Be entered to win a basket of prizes each week.
1 book or event attended = 1 entry. Entry slips available at circulation desk.
Weekly prize drawn at the end of each week.

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Teen Summer Reading Contest
Teen Summer Reading Contest

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - Thursday, August 10, 2017

9:00 AM

Open for ages 13-18. Keep track of the books you read during the summer! 1 book or event attended = 1 entry. Entry slips available at circulation desk. Win a basket of prizes. Prize will be drawn on August 10.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Thursday, June 29, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Read & Play Baby
Read & Play Baby

6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406

Thursday, June 29, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Suggested for ages 12-36 months. Registration requested for any session. Bring your little one for a morning of stories, songs, stretches, rhymes, puppets, felt boards, finger plays & more. Some sessions are held in our meeting room, while others are held in the storytime space.

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Building a Better World Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Building a Better World Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Thursday, June 29, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Suggested for kids of all ages. Participate in games and a water balloon fight, as we start the summer reading program & register for summer events.

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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Children's Summer Reading Contest
Children's Summer Reading Contest

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:00 AM

Two age categories of 3 1/2-7 & 8-12.
Keep track of the books you read during the summer for the Summer Reading Closing Party.
Be entered to win a basket of prizes each week.
1 book or event attended = 1 entry. Entry slips available at circulation desk.
Weekly prize drawn at the end of each week.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Summer Sea Crafts: Make and Take
Summer Sea Crafts: Make and Take

6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406

Saturday, July 1, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6 and up. There's no reason to be bored by the shore. Stop by for a free craft to take home and make at your leisure! Our make-and-take kits will be updated regularly.

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Sign Up for Summer Reading!
Sign Up for Summer Reading!

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Saturday, July 1, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for ages 6-16. Come to the library, sign up for summer reading, pick up a reading log & check out the special events at the library.

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Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge
Build a Better World ...Summer Reading Challenge

306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway Township, NJ 08205

Saturday, July 1, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested ages 6-14. The summer reading challenge is about to begin! Win prizes weekly by getting your reading logs signed.

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Children's Summer Reading Contest
Children's Summer Reading Contest

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Saturday, July 1, 2017

9:00 AM

Two age categories of 3 1/2-7 & 8-12.
Keep track of the books you read during the summer for the Summer Reading Closing Party.
Be entered to win a basket of prizes each week.
1 book or event attended = 1 entry. Entry slips available at circulation desk.
Weekly prize drawn at the end of each week.

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Craft-to-Go
Craft-to-Go

1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Saturday, July 1, 2017

9:00 AM

Suggested for teens. Stop by the Teen Section to grab the monthly craft! Instructions & materials provided.

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Check Mates Chess Club
Check Mates Chess Club

6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406

Saturday, July 1, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 6-60. Exercise your mind! Join chess expert Ken Esada & play a friendly game or two. Rooks, knights & chessmen, oh my! New to chess? No problem! The games double as lessons. Visit us weekly ... or at least challenge your opponent to a rematch!

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Splashes

We are making a Splash in our community by providing the latest seasonal promotions and useful information at your fingertips! Click here for our

Summer Splash

Just 4 Mom Splash

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Check here often for Open Houses in your area! We'll keep you up-to-date so you can "save the date" for an upcoming Open House

Have an Open House to share with our community, contact us at karen@punchbugkids.com

 

Want to know what local businesses and schools are up to in your area? We'll keep you posted with a "Shout Out" as soon as we hear about special concerts and performances, registrations and discounts, Grand Openings and anything ideal for your family.

Have news you want to share with our community? Contact us at karen@punchbugkids.com

 
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Barnes & Noble Gift Card Giveaway

Ready for Summer Reading? Enter Now for your chance to win a $20 Barnes & Noble Gift Card. Giveaway ends 7/31/17.

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