Logan Library Events for August

Logan Library HappeningsLogan Library

Branch of Gloucester County Library System

Freegal Free Music Downloads, eBooks and Zinio eMagazines available at www.gcls.org. Staff will happily teach you to use your new Kindle or Nook to download eBooks free at the library.

Ask a Librarian 24/7 Service www.gcls.org. Stop by for your Free Library Card! Great place to cool off. New computers throughout the library!

Maker Cart– available to GCLS card holders. Cart contains Button Making machine & supplies, Arduino, Makey Makey and Little Bits Base Kit. Stop by the desk for more information!

Adult Programs

Author Visit- Patti Sheehy, The Boy Who Said No, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7 p.m. Book signing sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Make & Take Button Pin- Thursday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m. All supplies provided. Feel free to bring a picture of a loved one for your personalized pin. Large and small buttons available!

Knit & Stitch- Thursdays, Aug. 14 & 28, 1-3 p.m. Supplies provided to beginners. Teens welcome too!

Calligraphy Monthly Project – Tuesday, Aug. 5, Lettering & Paper Weaving, 7-8:30 p.m. Please register. Limited to 15 experienced. Larger meeting room reserved for program.

Build a Better Smoothie- Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m. Provided by Luanne Hughes, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

Computer Class: Internet Basics-Monday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. Please register.

Writers Group- Just Write –Wednesdays, Aug. 13 & 27, 7-8:45 p.m. Publishing Quarterly!

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6-8:45 p.m. All ages, all skill levels, USCF-rated club.

Youth Programs

Summer Reading Sign-Ups – Three Choices: Family Reader, Independent Reader and Teen (Weekly Prizes!) Sign-up online at www.gcls.org.

Special Events:

End of Summer Reading Party– Friday, Aug. 1, 11 a.m. Ages 8 and under. Crafts, Games, Prizes and Make Your Own Sundae!

Make & Take Recycled Wind Chimes Family Craft – Saturday, Aug. 2, anytime between 11-12:30 p.m. Bring some bottle caps to make a cool summer mobile. We will have materials available.

Minecraft Mania! – Thursday, Aug. 14, 2-3:30 p.m. Ages 6-12. Bring a green t-shirt to make a creeper shirt. Make a “Steve” head and sword. Bring your own device (iPad, iPhone, tablets, laptop) with an account already set up to participate in our building challenge. Snacks will be served.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Aug. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages birth– 2 years old.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Aug. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 2- 3 years old.

Preschool Storytime – Fridays, Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11–11:30 a.m. Ages 4 – 5 years old.

Saturday Storytime – Saturday, Aug. 30, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2 -5 years old.

Kidz Zone – Fridays, Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29*, 11:45 – 12:30 p.m. Ages 6 – 8. Join us for crafts, games and fun! *On the 29th we will be showing The Lego Movie, rated PG, 11:45-1:30. Children can bring a lunch and blanket for seating.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Aug. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 11–11:30 a.m. Ages 0 – 5.

Summer Movie Matinee – Wednesdays, 12–1:30 p.m. All ages. Bring your lunch and enjoy the air conditioning. Aug. 6 – Tinkerbell Pirate Fairy, Not Rated, Aug. 13 – The Lego Movie, rated PG, Aug. 20 – Muppets Most Wanted, rated PG, Aug. 27 – Frozen, rated PG.

FURever as Friends Reading Program – Tuesdays, Aug. 5 & 19, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Please sign up for 10-minute time slot. One-time permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Aug. 26, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Tween Club– Mondays, 2 –2:45 p.m. Ages 9 – 12.

Aug. 4 – Make a Beach Mobile, Aug.11 – Henna Tattoos (must have a signed guardian permission slip); Aug. 18 – Pizza Party; Aug. 25 – Movie: How to Eat Fried Worms, rated PG.

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

Teen Programs

Volunteer Pizza Party– Friday, Aug. 1, 1:30 p.m.

Teen Henna Tattoos – Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 13-17. Signed guardian permission slip needed.

Teen Movie– Thursday, Aug. 21, Divergent, 6-8:30 p.m. (rated PG-13).

Teen/Tween Gaming Challenge! 8-week Gaming Tournament. Winner receives a $25 gift card.

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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