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Celebrate Black History Month!! All programs are free and open to the public.

Adult Programs

Pan-African Panorama Presents

Brass Quintet of the Black Pearl Orchestra Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Jeri Lynne Johnson – conductor of the renowned Black Pearl Orchestra of Philadelphia will be presenting the Brass Quintet of the Black Pearl Orchestra who will be performing various pieces featuring classical, contemporary, popular genres (ragtime, blues, rock arrangements).

Steve Biko and the Black Consciousness Movement in Apartheid South Africa: Understanding a Martyr’s Contribution in the Shadow of Mandela’s Legacy- Monday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. presented by Randolph M.K. Joalahliae.

Presentation by Professor Komozi Woodward Author of A Nation Within a Nation– Saturday, Feb. 15, 11:30-1:30 p.m. Books Available!

African Language Offerings: The ABCs of Amharic – Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7-8:30 p.m., The Basics of Bantu –Thursday, Feb. 13 7-8:30, Swahili for Starters- Thursday, Feb. 27, 7-8:30 p.m.

New Jersey Council for Humanities presents The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln live theatrical performance by American Historical Theatre. Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.

Beginner Calligraphy 6-week Course – Tuesdays, Feb 4- March 11 6:30-8:30pm. Please register. Limited to 15. Larger room reserved for this series.

Self-Healing Meditation Monday, Feb. 24, 7-8 pm.

Computer Classes: Microsoft Excel Basics – Monday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. Internet Basics– Thursday Feb. 27, 2 p.m. Please register.

Writers Group- Just Write –Wednesdays, Feb. 12 & 26, 7-8:45 p.m. Publishing Quarterly!

Socrates Café- Thursdays, Feb. 13, 20 & 27, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Knit & Stitch: Thursday, Feb. 27, 1-3 p.m. Supplies Provided to Beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6-8:45pm. All Ages, All Skill Levels, USCF Rated club.

Youth Programs

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Feb. 10, 17 & 24, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages birth– 2 years old.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Feb. 10, 17 & 24, 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 2- 3 years old.

Preschool Storytime – Fridays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-5 years old.

Lunch Bunch Storytime – Wednesdays, Feb. 12, 19 & 26, 12–12:45 p.m. Ages 4-6 years old. Bring your lunch to eat with your friends then enjoy a story and craft.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Feb. 12, 19 & 26, 11–11:30 a.m. Ages 0 – 5.

FURever as Friends Reading Program – Tuesdays, Feb. 18, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Please sign up for 10-minute time slot. One time permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Bedtime Stories – Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6:30-7 p.m. Ages 2 – 5 years old. Wear your PJs; stories and songs provided.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6-8:45pm. All ages, all skill levels, USCF Rated club.

Family Make & Take Snowman Thermometer Craft – Saturday, Feb. 15. Stop in any time between 11–12:30 p.m. Supplies and assistance will be provided to make a snowman thermometer. Please register.

Jr. Explorers STEM Program – Wednesdays, Feb. 12, 19 & 26, 4–4:45 p.m. Ages 9 – 12 years old. Please register; limited to 20.

Black History Month Youth Essay Contest: Open to all South Jersey students grades 4-12. All materials and rules will be available at Logan Library after Feb. 1. Essays are due by Feb. 28. Cash awards to first, second and third place. This contest is sponsored by Pan-African Panorama Presents.

We would love to hear from you! We are now accepting donations of video & DS game equipment & video games (rated Teen & Everyone). 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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