Swedesboro Library Happenings



Ink Coasters – Tuesday, June 6 – 6:30 p.m. Create a set of beautiful coasters using an alcohol ink mixture. Please register as space is limited.

Introduction to Felting – Wednesday, June 14. Learn this unique craft with Felter, Linda McHugh. Please register as space is limited.

Make a Clothespin Wreath – This craft is a two-day craft, Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. Participants need to attend both classes to complete the project. You will be creating a beach-themed wreath. Please register as space is limited.


Teen/Tween Book Club Blog – No time for a book club, but you love to read? Share your love of books in our new teen/tween book club blog! Write a short review on books you love or hate and find a new book to enjoy! Stop in to fill out a permission slip then start sharing your reviews! The slips will provide blog information.

Teen/Tween Writers’ Club – Monday, June 12 – 7 p.m. 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. Your writings may be published in our Teen Express Literary Magazine.

Teen/Tween Gaming – We will now be having gaming on Mondays. Join us on Monday, June 19 – 5-6:30 p.m. Play Xbox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board and card games. Bring a friend and have a great time!

Anime Club – Monday, June 26 – 5 p.m. Anime meets on the fourth Mondays at 5 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.

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. 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.


Summer Reading Registrations begin Saturday, June 24. This year’s Summer Reading theme is “Build a Better World”. Be sure to stop in and register. Children can participate by reading books, filling out logs and getting prizes and/or by attending summer reading programs. The program will be ending on Saturday, Aug. 5.

Magic by Ed – Tuesday, June 27 – 7 p.m.  Our program will take place at the Bethesda Social Hall. Start off Summer Reading with some amazing magic!!

FURever as Friends – Mondays, June 5 & 19 – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Read to our therapy animals, share a picture book, brush them, and/or give them a treat. Some of our animals even do tricks. Registration is not required. Permission slips to visit our animals are available at the front desk.

Literacy Buddies – Does your child need help with homework, reading or learning english – Please call 856-467-0111.

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, June 6, 13, 20, & 27). 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 7, 14, 21, & 28 – 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 15 & 29 – 10:30 a.m. (Please note this month is not the usual 1st and 3rd Monday.) 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 8 & 22 – 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!


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