Birch Grove Park Party: Live Music, Arbor Day Celebration, Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting: Sat 4/25, 11 a.m.
This year, in honor of Earth Day, the Otto Bruyns Public Library of Northfield will be celebrating along with the Friends of the Birch Grove Park by having a neighborhood party! Don't miss this opportunity to listen to live music, plant a tree, and celebrate the Grand Opening of our Little Free Library. FREE LIVE MUSIC and a FREE SLICE OF PIZZA for each child that donates a book to the Little Free Lending Library "give one take one" exchange.
Because a community that learns together, grows together, dances together and celebrates each other becomes a neighborhood. We are proud to be the Northfield Neighborhood's Public Library.
Happy Poetry Month!
Senior Poetry Workshop featuring Gail Gerwin, Saturday, April 11, 11 a.m. A Tour of Poetry for Seniors is a monthly poetry workshop series that invites particiants to seek words for thoughts, to find a different type of fulfillment with poetry. It is presented by Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA).
Poetry Open Mic, Wed April 29, 7 p.m. Come to the library to enjoy a family style, open ‘mic’ poetry reading. There will be readings by Joel Dias-Porter, Emari DiGiorgio, possibly Peter Murphy and other South Jersey Poets. Refreshments will be served.
Poem in Your Pocket Day, Thursday April 30. On this day, carry a poem in your pocket and offer to read it to someone. Library staff would love to hear you read your poems out loud. Come in to the library and look through our poetry collections to find a verse you enjoy!
Teen Credit Boot Camp: Thursday, April 23 6-8 p.m.
Teens and young adults are invited to learn about finance and credit empowerment. Taught by a former U.S. Marine Corp Officer, ”America’s Credit & Finance Drill Sgt.” Jerry L. King, Jr, this seminar impacts teens at a very critical time in their lives. It teaches about credit card dangers, assets and liabilities and other financial concepts that will help them through their lives. Mr. Jerry L. King Jr. is a Pleasantville native who has recently returned to Atlantic County and will be offering this workshop for free to residents and at no charge to the library. King Jr. is dedicated to educating young adults about the power of successful financial management.