Logan Library Happenings

Logan LibraryLibrary 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.  Please see library for details.

Maker Studio Open!  New Equipment! Mac PC, microphone & keyboard, VCR to DVD converter, DVD copying system…technology, Legos, art projects and more all available during regular library hours. Maker Agreement required.

Sculptureworks Exhibit – Stop by the library and enjoy our summer exhibit of 24 bronze sculptures from artists across the country.

Free Public Vegetable Garden – Stop by our back patio and pick organic vegetables from our container gardens. Fresh herbs too. Free and open to all.

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

6- Week Adult Summer Reading Program – Weekly winners. Please stop by the library for details.

Beginner Sewing Class –Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., July 11, 18 & 25. Please bring your working sewing machine and instruction booklet if you have one, or use the library’s machines. Please register.

Self-Defense Class – Tuesday, July 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Please Register.

Yoga for Beginners – Tuesdays, July 11, 18 & 25 7 p.m. Please bring a mat or towel to work off.

Make & Take Mosaic Planter – 2-Week Class, Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 7 p.m. Please register; limited to 24.

South Pacific Island Dancers Hawaiian Performance and Patio Party – Thursday, July 27, 7 p.m. Hawaiian Drinks and snacks too. Free performance donated by the dance troop. Thank you.

Book Clubs: Best Sellers Book Club – Wednesday 7 p.m., Aug. 2 Trouble the Water by Nicole A. Seitz.  Facilitated by Carolyn Oldt.

Logan History Book Club – Mondays, 7 p.m., July 10 The Witches: Salem 1692 by Stacy Schiff; Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Writers GroupJust Write –Wednesday, July 12 & 26, 7-8:30 p.m.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Scrapbooking – Wednesday, July 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Please bring four or five 4×6 photos; paper supplies provided. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

Beginner Chess Lessons- Mondays, July 3-Aug. 7, 6-6:30 p.m. All ages.

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

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

6-Week Summer Reading Program begins Saturday, June 24 – Saturday, Aug. 5.  Programs and Prizes for All Ages. For more details please contact the library.

Special Events:

Build your Own Kite with South Jersey Kite Flyers – Thursday, July 6, 2–3 p.m. Ages 6–12. Advance registration required; limit of 30.

Three Little Pigs and Farmyard Follies by Youth Stages – Monday, July 10, 11–11:45 a.m. All ages.

Build a Better World Show by Silly Joe – Monday, July 17, 11–11:45 a.m. All ages.

Storytimes: Stories, songs & craft provided.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, July 24 & 31, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0–2 years old.

Toddler Time – Mondays, July 24 & 31, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3 years old.

Preschool Storytime– Fridays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 years old.

Music Time – Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 11:15–11:45 a.m. and July 26, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Yoga Series for Kids – Wednesdays, July 5, 12 & 19, 10:15–11 a.m. Ages 3–8. Presented by Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

Summer Movie MatineeRock Dog July 5, Storks July 12, The Secret Life of Pets July 19 showing, 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.; Moana July 26 showing 12 p.m.-2 p.m. All Rated PG and open to all ages.  Please feel free to bring lunch or snacks and a blanket for seating.

Library Scavenger Hunt – Tuesday, July 11, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 5–12. 

FURever as Friends Summer Party– Read to the dogs and enjoy fun activities and treats. Tuesday, July 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.

Building Challenges – Tuesday, July 25, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 6 – 12. Four building challenges to complete in one hour. Prizes awarded.

Build with Minecraft – Thursday, July 13, 3-4:30 p.m. Ages 6-12. Please bring your own device; we will have other activities offered for Minecraft enthusiasts who don’t bring a device.  Snacks will be served.

Build with Coding -Thursday July 20, 3-4:30pm. Ages 6-12. We will be exploring coding with fun hands-on games. Snacks will be served. Please register; limit of 20.

Hawaiian Crafts – Thursday, July 27, 6:30–7 p.m. All ages. Family luau on the patio at 7 p.m. 

Make & Take Slime – Friday, July 28 anytime between 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. All ages.

Build a Better …. Cooking Session – Monday, July 10, 2–3 p.m. Ages 9–12. Tuesday, July 11, 7:30–8:30 p.m. Ages 13–17.  Please register in advance; limit of 20 each group.

Henna Tattoos – Monday, July 17, 2–3 p.m. Ages 9–12. Tuesday, July 18, 7:30–8:30 p.m. Ages 13–17. Parent permission required.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

Beginner Chess Lessons- Mondays, July 3-Aug. 7, 6-6:30 p.m. All ages.

South Jersey Food Bank – Free lunch and afternoon snack for children up to 18 years old. Please call library for details.

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

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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