Swedesboro Library Events

SwedesboroLibrarySpecial Programs for Adults


Sewing – Tuesday, June 14 – 6-8 p.m. Learn basic sewing skills with Miss Virginia. Bring your own sewing machine. Space is limited, please register.

Recycle a wine bottle to create a decorate novelty for your home, Wednesday, June 15 – 6:30-8 p.m. Class size is limited. Go to www.gcls. to register.

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


Summer Reading Registrations begin Monday, June 27. Our Teen/Tween 2016 theme this year is “Get in the Game, Read!” Pick up your summer reading log and hand them in weekly to earn prizes.

Teen/Tween Writers’ Club – Monday, June 13 – 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 –   Join us for our last book club until the fall on June 97 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, June 20 – 4 p.m. This will be the last class until the fall. Space is limited. Please register.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us Thursday, June 16 – 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, June 27 – 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 Hoola-Hoop Contest – Wednesday, June 29 – 4 p.m. How long can you keep a hoola hoop going? For ages 13-17. Please register for this program at www.gcls.org.

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.

Yo-Yo Workshops – Thursdays, June 2, 9, & 16 – 4 p.m. – Ages 9-up. Learn all the cool yo-yo tricks with Tyler!

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.


Summer Reading Registrations begin Monday, June 27. Our 2016 theme this year is “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” Pick up your summer reading log and hand them in weekly to earn prizes.

Make Your Own Trail Mix – Monday, June 27 – 7 p.m., for ages 9-12. Space is limited, please register at www.gcls.org.

Magic Show with Chad Juros – Tuesday, June 28 – 7 p.m. at the Bethesda Social Hall! Kick-off our summer reading program with the entertaining and awesome Chad Juros!

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, June 6 & 20 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, June 2- 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, June 7, 14, 21, & 28). 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. June’s dates are June 8, 15, 22, & 29 – 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, June 2 & June 16 – 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, June 9 & 23 – 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 2016-2017 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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