Logan Library Happenings

Logan LibraryFree Downloadable items: Music, Books, Audiobooks, TV shows, Movies, Magazines and comics available at www.gcls.org. Staff will happily teach you how to use your 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. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card. Passes available: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University; Gloucester County Historical Society Museum; 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. 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.

Maker Studio Open!  Technology, Legos, Art projects and more all available during regular library hours.

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

Special Programs:

“The Redwoods” Live Concert- Thursday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. Snacks & Drinks too! Alternative Music. Free Performance donated by band!

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

3D Dremel Printer Open Lab – Tuesdays, Aug. 9, 23 & 30, 3-8 p.m.; Aug. 16, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 & 20, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Ages 9 – Adults. Parent permission slip required for minors.

Logan History Book ClubThe Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Monday, Aug. 8, 7–8:30 p.m. Books available at front desk. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Photography Club– Thursday, Aug. 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Please bring printed photos or a flash drive with photos for critique and discussion. All skill levels welcome! Please register. Facilitated by Kathy Waterman, Freelance Photographer.  This month’s assignment- Water-Themed Photos.

Writers Group- Just Write –Wednesdays, Aug. 10 & 24, 7-8:45 p.m.

Author Presentation/Signing: Nicole Rollender, author of a full-length collection of poetry, “Louder Than Everything You Love,” will offer a reading from her collection and a workshop on creative writing. Sponsored by the Friends of GCLS. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries too!

Scrapbooking – Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 25. Please bring 4 or 5 4×6 photos; paper supplies provided. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Cooking Demonstration Marinara Sauce Thursday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. Supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6:30-8:30 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

Summer Reading Program – stop by the library to sign up and earn weekly prizes!

Special Programs:

End of Summer Reading Party!  Friday, Aug. 5, 11-11:45 a.m. Games, Crafts, Prizes and Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundae!

Baby Olympics – Monday, Aug. 8, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Fun activities and games adaptable for ages 0–5.

Make & Take Craft – Saturday, Aug. 13 anytime between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Aug. 15, 22 & 29, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2 years old.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Aug. 15, 22 & 29, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3 years old.

Preschool Storytime- Fridays, Aug. 12, 19 & 26, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old.

Music Time – Wednesdays Aug. 10, 17, 24 & 31, 11–11:30 a.m. and Fridays Aug. 12, 19 & 26, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Aug. 9, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Summer Movie Matinee– Wednesdays 12 p.m., all ages. Aug. 10 Hotel Transylvania 2 rated PG. Aug. 17 Good Dinosaur rated PG. Aug. 24 Shaun the Sheep rated PG. Aug. 31 Goosebumps rated PG. You may bring snacks and a blanket for seating.

Kidz Zone– Thursdays, Aug. 11, 18 & 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m., ages 6-8. Crafts, games and snacks provided.

Tween Club– Mondays, 2-3 p.m. Ages 9-12. Aug. 8 Olympic Games Competition; Aug. 15 Movie Day; Aug. 22 Tie-Dye T-shirts (please bring your own shirt, dye will be provided); Aug. 29 Tin Can Luminaries.

Open Lab 3D Printer Tuesdays, Aug. 9, 23 & 30, 3-8 p.m.; Aug. 16, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 & 20, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Ages 9–adults. Parent permission slip required for minors.

Teen Anime Club – Friday, Aug. 19, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Ages 13 – 17. Anime Movies, crafts and snacks. This month we will be making Origami Cranes.

Teen Patio Party – Tuesday, Aug. 30, 7–8:30 p.m. Ages 13 – 17.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

**Teens interested in volunteering at the library this summer can stop in or call 856-803-5096 for more information.**

We are now accepting donations of craft supplies for our Maker Studio and maker programs. We would love to hear from you! 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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