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Logan Library Happenings

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Logan LibraryLibrary phone number (856) 241-0202. GCLS Museum Pass Program- Funded by the Friends of GCLS. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card.  Please see library for details.

Maker Studio Open!  New Equipment! Mac PC, microphone & keyboard, VCR to DVD converter, DVD copying system…technology, Legos, art projects and more all available during regular library hours. Maker Agreement required.

Sculptureworks Exhibit – Stop by the library and enjoy our summer exhibit of twenty-four bronze sculptures from artists across the country.

Free Public Vegetable Garden – Stop by our back patio and pick organic vegetables from our container gardens. Fresh herbs too! Free and open to all.

Adult Programs- Please register for programs at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).

Employment Help! Resume, interview skills, job search, job fair readiness, one-on-one instruction. Please call the library for details.

Patio Concert– Thursday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m. Harpist and acoustic guitarist Richmond Carlton will perform a concert on the patio.

Beginner Sewing Class –Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m Aug. 8 & 22. Please bring your working sewing machine and instruction booklet if you have one, or use the library’s machines. This group will be meeting the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month. Please register. Instructors: Chiane Hall and Karen Shelton-Hill.

Beginner Quilting Class – Tuesday, 1-3 p.m., Aug. 15. This group will be meeting the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month. Instructors: Sylvia Rodgers & Marva West.

Make & Take Jewelry Night– Thursday, 7 p.m., Aug. 10. Please register.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, 7 p.m., Aug. 14, Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Writers GroupJust Write –Wednesday, Aug. 9 & 23, 7-8:30 p.m.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Scrapbooking – Wednesday, Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Please bring 4 or 5 4×6 photos; paper supplies provided. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

Beginner Chess Lessons- Monday, Aug. 7, 6-6:30 p.m. All ages.

Technology: 3D Printer Certification available by appointment. Call 856-241-0202.

One-on-One Computer Classes- 1-hour Instruction: Basic Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Google Drive, Ancestry.com and Email. Please call for an appointment.

Librarian by Appointment- 1-hour assistance available for reference, job search, resume, cover letters, etc. Please call for an appointment.

Universal Class- Learn something new! Over 500 online continuing education courses available to GCLS cardholders. http://www.gcls.org/universalclass

Youth Programs

Special Events:

End of Summer Reading Party 9-Hole Mini-Golf – Friday, Aug. 4 anytime between 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Make your own sundae between 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages.

Solar Eclipse Viewing – Monday, Aug. 21, 1:15–3 p.m. All ages. We will have special viewing glasses for the eclipse. Popsicles and water will be served; sidewalk chalk, bubbles and craft will be provided.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2 years old.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3 years old.

Preschool Storytime– Fridays, Aug. 11, 18 & 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Aug. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Aug. 11, 18 & 25, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Summer Movie MatineeFinding Dory Aug. 9, Gnomeo & Juliet Aug. 16, Tangled Aug. 23, Smurfs: The Lost Village Aug. 30 showing 12 p.m. All Rated PG and open to all ages. Please feel free to bring lunch or snacks and a blanket for seating.

Family Bingo – Tuesday, Aug. 8, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. Prizes for all winners; snacks will be served.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Build with Minecraft – Thursday, Aug. 10, 3-4 p.m. Ages 6-12. Please bring your own device; we will have other activities offered for Minecraft enthusiasts who don’t bring a device. Snacks will be served.

Build with Coding -Tuesday Aug. 22, 3-4 p.m. Ages 6-12. We will be exploring coding with fun hands-on games. Snacks will be served. Please register; limit of 20.

Build your own Kite with South Jersey Kite Flyers – Thursday, Aug. 24, 2–3 p.m. Ages 6–12. Advance registration required; limited to 30.

Make & Take Summer Memory Frame – Friday, Aug. 11 anytime between 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. All ages.

Teen Party on the Patio – Tuesday, Aug. 15, 7–8:30 p.m. Ages 13–17. Pizza will be served; please bring a lawn chair.

Teen Cooking – Tuesday, Aug. 29, 7–8 p.m. Ages 13 – 17. Please register in advance and bring a mug.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

Beginner Chess Lesson- Monday, Aug. 7, 6-6:30 p.m. All ages.

South Jersey Food Bank – Free lunch and afternoon snack for children up to 18 years old. Please call library for details.

**Teens interested in volunteering at the library can stop in or call 856-803-5096 for more information.**

Please call branch manager, Carolyn Oldt, at the Logan Library with your program & purchase ideas (856) 241-0202 or email coldt@gcls.org.

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