Swedesboro Library Happenings

SwedesboroLibrarySpecial Programs for Adults


Beginning Sewing for Adults – Learn basic sewing skills or work on a new project. Please plan on attending all classes. Classes will be Mondays, March 8, 15 & 22 and Wednesday, March 9 – 6:30 p.m. Please bring your own sewing machine. Space is limited so you must be registered to attend this program.

Making Body Scrubs – Learn how to make your own body scrubs and lotions on Wednesday, March 16 – 6:30 p.m. Space is limited. Please register.

Napkin FoldingWednesday, March 23 – 6:30 p.m. Enhance your holiday table with uniquely folded napkins. Space is limited. Please register.

Adult Book Club – Join us for our adult book club that meets on the last Tuesday of each month. This month’s selection will be The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian. March’s date is Tuesday, March 29 – 7 p.m.

Call 856-467-0111 for more information. Must be registered for each class as space is limited. Register at www.gcls.org.


Service Project – Make a fleece blanket – Monday, March 14 – 3:30 p.m. Learn how to make a fleece blanket and do something kind for someone else. The blanket will be given to a child at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania.

Teen/Tween Writers’ Club – Monday, March 14 – 7 p.m. If you love writing, need new ideas, like sharing ideas/stories/poems, and/or learning new writing techniques and types of writing – this club is for you. Your writing could be part of our new quarterly teen/tween literary magazine, Teen Express. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teen/Tween Book Club – Thursday, March 10- 7 p.m. Join our fun discussion group and read great selections! Bring a friend.

Coding – Learn beginning Computer Coding Skills with Scratch – Monday, March 21 – 4 p.m. Space is limited. Please register.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us Thursday, March 17 – 6:30 p.m. Play Xbox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board and card games. Bring a friend and have a great time!

Anime ClubMonday, March 28 – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy like-minded lovers of Anime and Manga. View an Anime movie, play Yugioh and Pokémon, trade cards, and/or draw Manga characters. Feel free to dress in character. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teen Time – Check out flyers and online calendar for scheduled teen times. Teen Times is a time for teens to gather in the meeting room and play music, eat snacks they have bought, use the laptops, dance, or just hang out.

Teen Advisory Board – We welcome teens to join our Teen Advisory Board. Be a Literacy Buddy and work with children, learn library skills, or help plan teen activities. Do you enjoy writing? Learn to write reviews and create a quarterly teen newsletter. Call 467-0111 for information on how you can volunteer or become an active member.


Read Across America with Mr. Malcolm – Thursday, March 3 – 6:30 p.m. If you haven’t seen Mr. Malcolm, you’ve missed out. Join us as Mr. Malcolm helps us celebrate Read Across America with his fun antics, great interactive stories, and entertaining persona. Please register.

New Jersey Maker Space Day – Join us on Saturday, March 19 – 11:00 a.m. to celebrate New Jersey Maker Space Day. Be prepared to have fun. Best suited for ages 9-12. Please register at www.gcls.org.

FURever As Friends – Register your child to read to a trained therapy dog or cat for a 15 minute time slot. This month’s dates will be Mondays, March 7 & 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please register by calling 467-0111 or at the library. If it’s your first time, please stop at the circulation desk.

Toddlers & Babies:

Tuesday Story Time – Story Time is a fun time. Hear stories, sing songs, make a craft. We meet on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, & 29). Story Time is best suited for children ages 2-1/2 to 5 years of age. Registration required.

Wednesday Story Time – Join the fun Wednesday morning story times. Wednesday morning story time meets at 10:30 a.m. March’s dates are March 9, 16, 23, & 30 – 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 Thursdays, March 17 & 31 – 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

Toddler Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Your toddler will enjoy a fun time marching, playing instruments, learning fingerplays, and singing familiar songs. This month’s dates are Thursdays, March 10 & 24 – 10:30 a.m. Registration is required as space is limited.

Literacy Buddies – The Literacy Program provides one-on-one assistance to children learning English, phonics and reading skills, and math and Language Arts. Children interested in having a literacy buddy during the 2015-2016 school year should contact the library at 467-0111. Teens interested in being a literacy buddy, please contact the library.

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

Please register for all programs – space is limited.

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