Swedesboro Library News

Basic Computer Skills for Adults – Thursday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m.

The Gabriels Classical Jazz Group –  Tuesday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m.,  Library Meeting Room.  Join us for the Gabriels – a classical Jazz Group featuring Art Lord, Ron Parker, Vince Long, and John Ciliberto. Their instruments include an alto sax, electric guitar, drums, and bass. This popular group plays Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Frank Sinatra, Dixieland, show tunes, and much, much more! For more information call 856-467-0111.

New Program for Seniors“Caring and Sharing with Seniors” –- Join us for a time of social activities:  puzzles, games, music, crafts, bingo, and more! We will meet on the second Friday of each month from 11-12 p.m.  September’s date is Friday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Adult Book Club – Our adult book club will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. This club meets the last Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted. Our first selection will be Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.

PAWS for Reading – Register your child to read to a trained therapy dog for a 15 minute time slot – This month’s date will be Monday, Sept. 16, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please register by calling 467-0111 or at the library.  Permission slips are required.

Story Time – Story Time is a fun time!  We meet on Tuesday

mornings at 10:30 a.m., Sept. 10, 17, & 24. Story Time is best suited for children ages 2-1/2 to 5 years of age. Registration required.

Little Yogis – This program will meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  September’s date is Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 12 p.m. Little Yogis is an especially designed yoga for preschoolers. Class size is limited. Please bring a beach towel and water. For more information, call 856-467-0111.  Permission slips are required.

Lunch with Miss Julie – Join Miss Julie for lunch, followed by her afternoon story time on the fourth Wednesdays of each month. This month’s date will be Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 12:30 p.m. Bring a bagged lunch and eat with your story time friends.

Afternoon Story Time – Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm. September dates are Sept. 4, 11, 18, & 25 – Library meeting Room. Registration required.

Baby Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Bring your baby to a fun time of music – familiar songs, activities and fingerplays.  Baby Time will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

Toddler Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Your toddler will enjoy a fun time marching, playing instruments, and singing familiar songs and fingerplays. This month’s dates are Sept. 12 & 26 – 10:30 am. Registration required.

Teen Advisory Board – Join our Teen Advisory Board.  Be a Reading Buddy, work with children, learn library skills, or help plan teen activities.  Do you enjoy writing? Write reviews and/or create quarterly teen newsletters.  Call 467-0111 for information on how you can volunteer or become an active member.

Teen/Tween Book Club – Our teen/tween book club will resume Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. Our first book will be Winter Girls by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Take a break from homework and stress, join other teens for Xbox, Wii, and DSL games as well as traditional board games – Thursday,  Sept. 19 at 6:30 pm. Registration required.

Homework and Reading Buddies – Children interested in a homework or reading buddy during the 2012-2013 school year should contact the library at 467-0111.  Teens from our Teen Advisory Board assist younger children with homework and help them with different academic skills.

Please register for all programs by calling 467-0111 or you can register online at www.gcls.org.

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