Swedesboro Library Happenings

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Adults:Clothespin Wreath – Tuesday, Oct. 4 – 6:30 p.m. Join us for this recycling craft. Space is limited, please register.

Sewing – Wednesdays, Oct. 12, 19, & 26 – 6-8 p.m. Learn basic sewing skills with Miss Virginia. Bring your own sewing machine. You can also bring your own project to work on. Space is limited, please register.

Adult Book Club – The adult book club will begin meeting monthly again on Tuesday, Oct. 25 – 7 p.m. The adult book club meets the last Tuesday of each month unless otherwise specified. October’s book selection will be Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart.

Tween/Teens: Teen/Tween Book Club – The Teen/Tween book club will be on Thursday, Oct. 13 – 7 p.m. Our book club meets the second Thursday of each month unless otherwise specified. October’s selection will be Conversion by Katherine Howe.

Teen/Tween Writers’ Club – Do you love writing? Join us on the second Mondays of each month. This time will be devoted to writing! You can work on your own writing or pull ideas from our binder. It’s up to you if you would like to share your work each session. We’ll take our favorite pieces and publish them in our Teen Express Literary Magazine.
We will meet on Monday, Oct. 10 – 7 p.m.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us Thursday, Oct. 20 – 6:30 p.m. Play Xbox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board and card games. Bring a friend and have a great time!

Anime Club – Anime meets on the fourth Mondays at 4:30 p.m. Feel free to come dressed in costume.  You can also bring Pokemon cards or Yu Gi Oh cards to play, watch an Anime movie/show and/or draw Manga characters.  We will meet on Monday, Oct. 24 – 4:30 p.m.

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.

Literacy Buddies – Looking for teens interested in being a literacy buddy beginning fall 2016. Teens will work one-on-one with a child who needs help learning English, learning to read, or needs help with homework. Commitment is one hour a week. Call 856-467-0111 if you are interested.

Children: Halloween Art with Abrakadoodle Art – Monday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. –  Enjoy a fun night of creativity. Take home your framed piece of art – a Halloween masterpiece! Space is limited so please register.          

Halloween Blast – Thursday, Oct. 27 – 6:30 a.m. Come in costume and bring a friend! There will be a time of dancing, crafts, games, and refreshments! Space is limited so be sure to register.

Literacy Buddies – Does your child need help with homework, reading or learning English – call us at 856-467-0111 and we will try to match your child with a teen one hour a week.

Amazing Math/Science Lab – Join us the first Thursdays of each month for our science/math club. We’ll do science experiments some evenings or we may work on math challenges and math games. This month we meet Thursday, Oct. 6 – 7 p.m.

Maker Space Cart:  Stop in and use our maker-space cart. You can make buttons, work with snap circuits, make a bracelet, or make a craft.

FURever as Friends – This program is really a program for all ages – for anyone who loves our friendly, adorable therapy animals. Children can read to our friends and toddlers can share picture books and brush our animals. Some of our animals even do tricks! This month our animals will be visiting on Mondays, Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 7:30. The 24th will be our Halloween FURever as Friends program. Come in costume!

Toddlers & Babies: Tuesday Story Time – Story Time is a fun time! Hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft! We meet on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Oct. 11, 18, & 25). 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. October dates are Oct. 12, 19, & 26 – 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, Oct. 6 & 20 – 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, Oct. 13 & 27- 10:30 a.m. Registration is required as space is limited.

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 Friday, Oct. 7 for a Staff In-Service Day.

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