Swedesboro Library Happenings

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Adults:

Don’t forget to fill out weekly summer reading forms for books read to be eligible for drawings for weekly prize.

Harp Concert – Wednesday, Aug. 9 – 7 p.m. Don’t miss the beautiful harp-playing by Richmond Carlton. If you haven’t heard him before, you’re in for a treat!  Space is limited. Please register.

Decorate your own special Keepsake box – Wednesday, Aug. 23 6:30 p.m. Use fabric, stencils, or paint! Please register as space is limited.

Tween/Teens:

Be sure to keep reading and handing in your reading logs!!!  Check our online calendar for all our fun summer events, additions, and changes.

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 End-of-Summer Reading Party – Wednesday, Aug. 2 – 4 p.m. – Make your own Sundaes and celebrate the end of summer reading! Must be registered.

Service Opportunity – Make a fleece blanket for a child at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHOP) –   Tuesday, Aug. 22 – 2 p.m. Space is limited. Participants must be registered. Learn how to make a fleece blanket and get a chance to do something for others. Please register.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us on Thursday, Aug. 24 – 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, Aug. 28 – 4:30 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. This program will resume in the fall. Call 856-467-0111 if you are interested.

Children:

Be sure to keep reading and handing in your reading logs!!! Check our online calendar for all our fun summer events, additions, and changes.

Juggling Hoffmans and End-of-Summer-Reading Party – Thursday, Aug. 3 – 2 p.m. – Bethesda Social Hall. Don’t miss this awesome duo as they entertain with their juggling tricks and antics. Enjoy great refreshments, too, as we celebrate the end of summer reading!

Remember – the last day to hand in Summer Reading logs is Saturday, Aug. 5! The library closes at 2 p.m.  

Family Movie Night – Monday, Aug. 14 – 6:30 p.m. Rock Dog will be our featured movie – rated PG. Feel free to bring a snack and definitely bring a friend. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.

Family Bingo – Monday, Aug. 28 – 6:30 p.m. – Don’t miss the fun of bingo. Great prizes will go to our winners! Please register.

Maker-Space Fun – Tuesday, Aug. 29 – 2 p.m. Join us for a variety of maker-space activities – magnets, beading, button-making, crafting, and snap circuits!

Family Movie Night – Thursday, Aug. 31 – 6:30 p.m. Another chance to sit back and relax with family and friends. Our featured movie is Sing – rated PG. Feel free to bring a snack and definitely bring a friend. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.

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, Aug. 8, 15, 22, & 29). 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. August’s dates are Aug. 9, 16, 23, & 30 – 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 Thursday, Aug. 3 – 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, Aug. 10 & 24 – 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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