Register for your favorite programs!
Beaded Icicle Ornaments – Tuesday, Nov. 7 – 6:30 p.m. Using colorful jewelry beads, participants will create two unique icicle ornaments. Space is limited, please register at www.gcls.org.
Adult Book Club – Tuesday, Nov. 28 – 7 p.m. The book club meets the last Tuesday of each month. November’s selection will be The Murderer’s Daughter by Jonathan Kellerman. Please register at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111. Stop in and pick up a brochure for more information.
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.
Writers’ Club – Monday, Nov. 13 – 7 p.m. – For ages 13 and up. 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 or Midnight Voices.
Teen Book Club – The Teen/Tween book club will be on Thursday, Nov. 9 – 4 p.m. Our book club meets the second Thursday of each month unless otherwise specified.
Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us on Thursday, Nov. 16 – 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, Nov. 27 – 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. This program will resume in the fall. Call 856-467-0111 if you are interested.
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, Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
FURever as Friends – Mondays, Nov. 6 & 20 – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Visit with our therapy animals, read to them, share a picture book, brush them, and/or give them a treat. Some of our animals even do tricks. Registration is not required. Parents need to sign a permission slip for their children to enjoy reading and petting our therapy friends.
Swedesboro Christmas Parade – Saturday, Nov. 25 – 1 p.m. Don your Christmas sweater and hat and join us in representing the GCLS Swedesboro Library in the parade. We’ll march along with our FURever as Friends therapy animals and owners! Call the library to let us know you’re joining us. We’ll be meeting on the sidewalk in front of the Walter Hill School at 12:30 p.m.
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, Nov. 7, 14, 21, & 28) 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. November’s dates are Nov. 8, 15, 22, & 29 – 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, Nov. 2 & 16 – 10:30 a.m. Space is limited. Registration is 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 date is Thursday, Nov. 9 – 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, Nov. 10 for Veteran’s Day and also on Thursday, Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving Day.