Swedesboro Library Happenings

Special Programs for Adults


How to Use Herbs in Salads – Wednesday, May 11 – 6:30 p.m. Tired of the same old salads?  Spice up your salads with the use of different herbs! Space is limited. Please register at www.gcls.org.

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 Orphan Train by Christina Kline. April’s date is Tuesday, May 31 – 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.


Teen/Tween Writers’ Club – Monday, May 9 – 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 –  There will be no meeting in May. Join us for our last book club until the fall on June 9 – 7 p.m. We read great selections and we have a lot of fun!  In June we’ll make our selections for next year. Bring a friend.

Coding – Learn how to create games using Java Script – Monday, May 16 – 4 p.m. Space is limited. Please register.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us Thursday, May 19 – 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, May 23 – 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.


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, May 2 & 16 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.

Amazing Math Club (STEM)Thursday, May 5 – 7 p.m. 4th to 6th graders are invited the first Mondays of each month – math games, challenges, vocabulary, and more!

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, May 10, 24, & 31). Story Time is best suited for children ages 2-1/2 to 5 years of age. Registration required.

Wednesday Story Time and Dance – Join the fun Wednesday morning story times.  Wednesday morning story time meets at 10:30 a.m. May’s dates are May 11, & 18 – 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, May 19 – 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, May 12 & 26 – 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 2013-2014 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

The library will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

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