179 posts categorized "Books" Feed

Why is it Still Fashionable to Read? 

(May 29, 2019)--Science supports the idea that reading is ideal for good health. Unfortunately, not many people value the tradition of reading. A lot of individuals admit to not reading books often, and this is a worrying trend. Books are filled with wisdom and are a fountain of knowledge. You... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull... Read more →


May 2019 Programming at Avalon Free Public Library

April showers and spring flowers are finally here! Enjoy these great programs at the Avalon Free Public Library and History Center. Stay tuned for author talks, motivational programming and the official launch to our summer reading program! A full calendar of events can be found at www.avalonfreelibrary.org. Saturday, May 4... Read more →


Home Country: Do I look stoo-pid?

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Buy me a beer! / CNBNews graphics file Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Comin’ up on Saint Paddy’s Day, boys,” Windy said, coming in on final approach to an empty chair. Perfect two-point landing. Loretta filled his cup with fresh and he reared back and... Read more →


KU Department of Geography to Host Talk and Book Signing with National Geographic Explorer

and TED Fellow Dr. M. Jackson CNBNewsnet | March 6, 2019 KUTZTOWN, PA ( Kutztown University's Department of Geography is pleased to host Dr. M. Jackson, National Geographic Society Explorer, TED Fellow, geographer, glaciologist, environmental educator and author of The Secret Lives of Glaciers (2019). Dr. M. Jackson's talk will... Read more →


Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Participates in “Read Across America” Week

Bergen County, N.J. – Over the last week, members of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office visited fourteen public elementary schools across the county to participate in “Read Across America” week as part of Sheriff Anthony Cureton’s ongoing effort to continue strengthening ties between the community and law enforcement. “Read Across... Read more →


IS YOUR LOVE LETTER SWOON-WORTHY ENOUGH TO WIN A TIFFANY RING?

In the era of online dating, Cupid's age-old trappings like hand-written love notes have fallen by the wayside. But this timeless display of affection will never go out of style. Given the rarity, a love letter could be just what you need to win over that crush, rekindle the romance,... Read more →


Winter Programs at Gloucester City Library

Learn a New Language with Mango! Gloucester City Library now offers library card holders access to Mango Languages. Mango is a service that allows cardholders to learn a language online from any device no matter where you are. All you need is your library card. If you have any questions... Read more →


Voorhees Branch Library Roof Replacement Underway

(Voorhees, NJ) (January 6, 2019)– The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System currently has limited parking in order to accommodate a project to replace the building’s roof. “There is a large crane in the customer parking lot that is severely limiting parking at this time,” said Freeholder Bill... Read more →


Voorhees Branch Library Roof Replacement Underway

(Voorhees, NJ) – The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System currently has limited parking in order to accommodate a project to replace the building’s roof. “There is a large crane in the customer parking lot that is severely limiting parking at this time,” said Freeholder Bill Moen, liaison... Read more →


Upcoming Events at the Philadelphia Library

Parkway Central Library/1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Upcoming Events at Parkway Central Library Tuesday, November 13, 2018 11:00 a.m. Preschool Storytime! 3:00 p.m. A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition 4:00 p.m. Young Authors' Club 7:30 p.m. H.W. Brands | Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry... Read more →


It’s a Matter of Life and Death:

Growing Up in a Funeral Home and What I Learned Since by Lawrence J. (Gus) Danks (GCHS -1963) Available on Amazon.com as a paperback and also as a Kindle e-book. (Kindle e-books can be viewed on tablets and phones, as well as on Kindle devices.) The paperback is $9.97. The... Read more →


Gloucester City Library Garden Beautification

by Gloucester City Library Director Wen Gu WHO: YOU! WHAT: The Gloucester City Library is looking for creative minds to design and implement a beautification of our Corner Garden! We’re looking for residents to design a layout for the Garden. Once designs are submitted, the library’s Board of Trustees will... Read more →


Seaport Museum: Moby-Dick Marathon

October 19-20, 2018 PHILADELPHIA PA (October 13, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Join Independence Seaport Museum and The Rosenbach for a great white whale of a celebration! Spanning a full 24 hours, Herman Melville's masterpiece will be read in its entirety, accompanied by a boatload of food and fun activities for all ages. Purchase tickets... Read more →


BLACK LIVES MATTER ACTIVIST DERAY MCKESSON DISCUSSES NEW BOOK

IN AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION ON KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS OCTOBER 6, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA, September 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Internationally recognized Black Lives Matter activist and host of the podcast Pod Save the People, DeRay Mckesson will come to the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.... Read more →


Reading, Writing, and Summer Nights at Saint Rose of Lima Parish

CNBNews graphics file Written by Matthew Janis Oh, those summer nights — biking, swimming, roasting marshmallows — oh, and at Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Haddon Heights, reading and writing, too. For the past 15 years, the parish’s annual Summer Literacy Program has students from kindergarten to eighth grade... Read more →


Book spotlights pivotal Postal Inspection Case

image provided by U.S. Postal Service (August 20, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A new book highlights a Postal Inspection Service investigation that changed law enforcement’s understanding of organized crime operations. “Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America’s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice” tells how Frank Oldfield... Read more →


Gloucester City Author Offers Sixth of Series

by CNBNewsnet Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 10, 2018)--Gloucester City resident Dawn O. Watson began writing about the mythical town of "Pi, NJ" while caring for her mother in her home. "I needed something to do while keeping my mother company. She wanted me to sit with her all day... Read more →


The Gloucester City Library Your Local Source for Digital Books, Audiobooks, Movies, TV Shows Etc.

The Gloucester City Library, located at Bergen Street and the Railroad GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 8, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Did you know that The Gloucester City Public Library offers a program that provides Library Card holders access to millions of titles in digital books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and television shows? With Hoopla,... Read more →


RiverPark Pub Promotes Local Talent, Organizations

RPP: The Place to Be! by CNBNewsnet Staff (CNBNewsnet)GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 2, 2018)-- RiverPark Pub, located at 200 Jersey Avenue in Gloucester City has been giving back to the community since it was established in early 2017. Local bands dominate the evening scene while church organizations and creative groups... Read more →


Mighty Writers Expands to Camden City

CAMDEN CITY NJ (June 19, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Next month, the award-winning Mighty Writers will expand beyond Philadelphia for the first time with a new location in Camden City, New Jersey. The student literacy non-profit's new permanent location - their fifth - will be based in the Nick Virgilio Writers House (1801 Broadway)... Read more →


Top-Selling Book On Bill Clinton Rape Pulled From Amazon’s Kindle Store

E-book scrubbed without warning (Infowars) – Juanita Broaddrick, who says Bill Clinton raped her in 1978, has had her top-selling book pulled from the Kindle Store. The print version of the book, You’d Better Put Some Ice On That: How I Survived Being Raped by Bill Clinton, is still for... Read more →