Logan Library Happenings

Logan LibraryAll GCLS Branches will be closed on Friday, Dec. 25 for Christmas and Friday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.  Library hours will be Dec. 24, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and Dec. 31, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Freegal Free Music Downloads, eBooks, Hoopla, Comics 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. Notary service available by appointment. Library phone number (856) 241-0202.

GCLS Museum Pass Program- Funded by the Friends of GCLS.

Passes available: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University; Gloucester County Historical Society; Battleship New Jersey; The South Jersey Museum of American History; Camden Children’s Garden; Garden State Discovery Museum; Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center; University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card. Please see library for details.

Dremel 3D Printer – Training and use available; see library for details. Printer and cart were purchased by the Friends of the Library GCLS.

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

Special Programs: Show Me My Money: A lesson in saving and spending Presented by Stephanie A. Bittner from CLARIFI lifelong financial literacy – Thursday, Dec. 10, 7–8:30 p.m. Registration required; requires a minimum of 10 or it will be cancelled.

Yoga for Beginners – Instructor: Osha Ray. Wednesdays, Dec. 9, 11:45 a.m.

Mah Jongg– 6 Weeks of Instruction. Thursdays, Dec. 10, 17, 7-8:30 p.m. Mah Jongg is a fascinating rummy-like game played with tiles rather than cards. Limited to 8. Please register.

Technology: Arduino Hack Night– Thursday, Dec. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Presented by Amanda Gallagher.

3D Dremel Printer Certification-Saturday, Dec.12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 16 – adults. Presented by Amanda Gallagher. Parent permission slip required for minors.

Jane Austen Book Club– Meeting the third Wednesday of each month. Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7-8:30 p.m. This month we will be discussing Emma by Jane Austen. Tea and shortbread cookies served. Please bring a tea cup. Registration requested.

Logan History Book Club – Will not be meeting this month. Stop in to pick up January’s selection for meeting on Jan. 25, 7–8:30 p.m.

Writers Group- Just Write –Wednesday Dec. 9 23, 7-8:45 p.m. Publishing quarterly.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, Dec. 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Scrapbooking Make Holiday Tags – instructor Sandi Kiley. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 6:30-8 p.m.  Registration required; Limited to 25.

Knit & Stitch– Thursday, Dec. 10, 1-3 p.m. Supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Dec. 7, 14 & 21, 6-8:45 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

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

Storytelling Santa – Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Join us for songs and stories led by Santa.  Bring your camera; Santa will be available for pictures. Cookies and Cocoa will be served.  All ages.

Family Make & Take Santa Countdown Craft – Saturday, Dec. 5. Stop in anytime between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages.

Walk-In Gift Wrapping Station and Card Making – Tuesday, Dec. 22, 6–8 p.m. Supplies will be provided for you to wrap your presents and make a card. All ages.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided.

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

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

Preschool Storytime- Fridays, Dec. 4, 11 & 18, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 years old.

Holiday Party Storytime – Monday, Dec. 21, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Ages 0–5 years old.

New Year’s Storytime – Monday, Dec. 28, 10:30–11 a.m. Ages 0–5 years old.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Dec. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11–11:30 a.m. and Fridays, Dec. 4, 11 & 18, 10:15-10:45 a.m. All ages.

FURever as Friends Reading Program – Tuesday, Dec. 15, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Please sign up for 10-minute time slot. One-time permission slip required. Dec. 15 will be our Howl-a-day Party!

Lego Night – Tuesday, Dec. 29, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Gingerbread House Decorating – Thursday, Dec. 3, 4–5 p.m. Ages 8 -12. Registration Required; limited to 15.

Minecraft Club – Thursday, Dec. 10, 4-5 p.m. Ages 6–12 years old. Bring your own device and have an account already set up. Work as teams in creative mode to complete a building challenge.

Coding Club – Thursday, Dec. 17, 4-5 p.m. Ages 8-12.

Teen Christmas Song Trivia Contest – Stop in this month to fill in the missing lyrics to famous holiday songs and win a prize!

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Dec. 7, 14 & 21, 6-8:45 p.m. All ages; instruction available to beginners; all skill levels.

We would love to hear from you! We are now accepting donations of DVDs & 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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