Logan Library Happenings

Logan LibraryAll GCLS Branches will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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: Everything you need to know about Financial Aid – Presented by Carmen Austin from US Department of Education.  Thursday, Jan. 14, 7–8 p.m. Registration required.

Debt, Debt Collection & Consumer Rights – Presented by CLARIFI.  Thursday, Jan. 21, 7–8:30 p.m. Registration Required.

Good Credit for Life – Presented by CLARIFI.  Thursday, Jan. 28, 7–8:30 p.m. Registration required.

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

3D Dremel Printer Open Lab – Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19, and 26, 3-8 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Ages 9 – adults. Parent permission slip required for minors.

Bookclubs: Logan Book Club Skipping Christmas by Nicholas Sparks. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 7 p.m. Books available at front desk.

Logan History Book ClubIn the Heart of the Sea: The tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. Monday, Jan. 11, 7–8:30 p.m.

Jane Austen Book ClubMansfield Park by Jane Austen. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.  Tea and shortbread cookies served. Please bring a tea cup. Registration requested.

Writers Group- Just Write –Wednesdays, Jan. 13 & 27, 7-8:45pm. Publishing quarterly.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Scrapbooking – Scrap your holiday memories.  Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6:30-8 p.m. Registration required; Limited to 25. Please bring four or five 4×6 photos. Instructor Sandi Kiley.

Knit & Stitch– Thursdays, Jan. 8 & 22, 1-3 p.m. Supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Jan. 4, 11 & 25, 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

Family Make & Take Sock Snowman Craft – Saturday, Jan. 9. Stop in anytime between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Jan. 4, 11 & 25, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0–2 years old.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Jan. 4, 11 & 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3 years old.

Preschool Storytime- Fridays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 years old.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 11–11:30 a.m. and Fridays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:15-10:45 a.m. All ages.

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

Lego Night – Tuesday, Jan. 12, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Open Lab 3D Printer – Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 3–8 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 10:30–1 p.m. Ages 9+. Parental permission required.

Intro to Tinker Cad – Thursday, Jan. 7, 4–5 p.m. Ages 9–12. Registration required; limited to 6.

Minecraft Club – Thursday, Jan. 14, 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, Jan. 21, 4-5 p.m. Ages 8-12.

Teen Advisory Board – Tuesday, Jan. 12, 7:30–8:30 p.m. Ages 13–17. Help plan programs for the upcoming year.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Jan. 4, 11 & 25, 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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