Logan Library Happenings

Library phone number (856) 241-0202.  All GCLS will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observation of Memorial Day.

GCLS Museum Pass Program- Funded by the Friends of the Library. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card.  Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Children’s Garden, Garden State Discovery Museum, Gloucester County Historical Society, Grounds for Sculpture (Mullica Hill Branch), Independence Seaport Museum, Morris Arboretum, Museum of American History in Deptford (Mullica Hill Branch), National Constitution Center, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Penn Museum and WheatonArts. Visit a museum for FREE! Please see library for details.

Maker Studio Open!  3D Printer, Mac PC, microphone & keyboard, VCR to DVD converter, DVD copying system…technology, Legos, art projects, button maker,  and more all available during regular library hours. Maker Agreement required. 3D Printer Training available by appointment.

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

Mobile CPR Unit Project of Philadelphia – Thursday, June 14, 7 p.m. Please register. Ages 14 and up.

Rock Concert! The Camo Pants Band – Thursday, June 28, 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Thank you to the band for donating their performance. Libraries Rock!

History of the Jersey Shore – Tuesday, June 12, 11a.m. Presented by author, Kevin Woyce. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Please register.

Mindfulness Meditation – Monday, June 25 7 p.m. Practitioner: Christine Hopkins.

Book Clubs: Bestsellers Book Club– Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m. This month’s selection, The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. Facilitated by Carolyn Oldt.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, June 11, 7 p.m. This month’s selection, Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club– Tuesday, June 26, 7 p.m. This month’s selection, The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Writers GroupJust Write –Wednesdays, June 13 & 27, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby Glocker.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Make & Take Scrapbooking – Wednesday, June 27, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Make & Take Painted Wine Glass– Thursday, June 21, 7 p.m. Please register; limited to 24.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.

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.

Career Connections Navigator– available for one-on-one assistance; please make an appointment.

Universal Class- Learn something new! Over 500 online continuing education courses available to GCLS cardholders. http://www.gcls.org/universalclass

Youth Programs

Special Events:

6-Week Summer Reading Program begins Saturday, June 23 – Saturday, Aug. 4.  Programs and Prizes for All Ages!  For more details please contact the library.

Summer Reading Kickoff – Alex and the Kaleidoscope – Monday, June 25, 11 – 11:45 a.m. All ages

Donuts with Dad – Saturday, June 16, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All ages. Advance registration required; limited to 36. Breakfast will be served and craft will be provided.

Make & Take Personalized Beach Buckets – Saturday, June 23. Anytime between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  All ages. Supplies limited to 30; registration suggested.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Turtles, Bugs, Father’s Day, Summer and Libraries Rock!

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, June 4, 11 & 18, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.

Toddler Time – Mondays, June 4, 11 & 18, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Preschool Storytime– Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5.

Music Time – Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

4-Week Yoga Series for Kids – Wednesdays, June 20, 27, July 18 & July 25. 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 5–10.  Presented by Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

Summer Movie MatineesPaddington 2, rated PG, June 20, 1–2:45 p.m. Coco, rated PG, June 27, 1 – 2:45 p.m. All ages. Please feel free to bring lunch or snacks and a blanket for seating.

FURever as Friends – Practice and enhance your reading skills and fluency by reading aloud to our furry friends.    Tuesday, June 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, June 19, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. 3 sizes of Legos provided along with optional building challenges.

Library Scavenger Hunt – Tuesday, June 26, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 6 – 12. Prizes awarded.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm. All ages; all skill levels.

GCLS Beginners Chess – Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm.  Ages 8 to adult.

GCLS Intermediate Chess Strategies – Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m.  Ages 8 to adult. This class is ideal for those who have completed beginner classes.

Teen Summer Volunteer Meeting -Tuesday, June 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 13–17. Any teen interesting in volunteering at the library over the summer is encouraged to attend this important meeting. Snacks will be served.

Summer Meal Program presented by South Jersey Food Bank – Lunch served 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and snack served 3–4 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning June 18–Aug. 31.  Available for anyone 18 and under.

Teens interested in volunteering at Logan Library should contact Youth Services Coordinator, Heather Marquette at hmarquette@gcls.org or 856-803-5096.  Please contact Branch Manager, Carolyn Oldt, at (856)803-5094 or coldt@gcls.org  if you would like to be our Artist of the Month and display your artwork.

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