Logan Library Happenings

Library phone number (856) 241-0202.

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).

Patio Performances: Irish Musicians’ Performance – Thursday, July 12, 7 p.m., South Pacific Island Dancers – Luau/ Fire & knife dance Thursday, July 19, 7 p.m. Thank you to the dance troop for donating their performance! Hawaiian snacks and drinks will be served. Jazz Ensemble Brian Betz & Chris Simonini Thursday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m.

Twelve Months of Birding in New Jersey – Tuesday, July 31, 10:30 a.m. Family event. Photographer Susan Puder. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register.

Yoga for Beginners – Instructor Diane Bonagura. Mondays, July 23 & 30, 7 p.m. Please register and arrive before class begins. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or beach towel.

Book Clubs: Bestsellers Book Club– Wednesdays, July 11, 7 p.m. Leave Me by Gayle Forman, Aug. 1, We Are Water by Wally Lamb. Facilitated by Carolyn Oldt.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, July 9, 7 p.m. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club– Tuesday, July 24, 7 p.m. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Writers GroupJust Write –Wednesdays, July 11 & 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby Glocker.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Make & Take Scrapbooking Party Favor – Wednesday, July 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Make & Take Sign Art – Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m. Please register; limited to 24.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19 & 26, 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 June 23 – Saturday, Aug. 4.  Programs and Prizes for All Ages! For more details please contact the library.

Digger and David present Dr. Zing-Zong’s Mus-icko-logical Show – Fun, interactive family show!  Monday, July 9, 11 a.m. All ages.

Luau on the Patio – Thursday, July 19, 7 p.m. All ages. Bring your own Ohana (family) and join us for an incredible evening filled with the Aloha spirit. The South Pacific Hawaiian Dance Troop is donating this free performance to the library. Crafts will be provided at 6:30; light refreshments will be served.

Camp Rock Music Performance – Thursday, July 26, 6 p.m. The library’s camp rock group will be performing on the patio. All ages.

Bach to Rock presented by Caryn Lin – Friday, July 27, 11 a.m. All ages. An electric violin is used to illustrate the science of sound.

End of Summer Woodstock Party! – Friday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m. All ages. Wear your tie-dye and join us for a fun morning of crafts, games, prizes and snacks!

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Instruments, Rock around the World, Sounds of Nature, Science in Music and Rocking Out!

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, July 16, 23 & 30, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.

Toddler Time – Mondays, July 16, 23 & 30, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Preschool Storytime– Fridays, July 6, 13 & 20, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5.

Music Time – Wednesdays, July 11, 18 & 25, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, July 6, 13 & 20, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

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

Summer Movie Matinees – Wednesday, 1 p.m. All ages, July 11 Annie (2014) rated PG, July 18 Moana, rated PG, July 25 Zombies, Not rated.  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. July 17, Summer Party!  6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.

Make & Take CD Sun Catcher – Tuesday, July 24, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages.

Camp Rock – Monday July 16 and Friday July 20, 3–4 p.m. Ages 6 – 12. We will be working on songs to perform on our patio. Call for more details.

Tween Events – Mondays, 2 p.m. Ages 9 – 12. July 9 Rock Art on Pallets, July 23 Rock Photo Holder, July 30 Henna Tattoos (must have a signed permission slip; available at library)

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

GCLS Beginners Chess – Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 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 Events – Tuesday, July 10 Rock Art on Pallets; Friday, July 13 1 p.m. Movie: Jumanji rated PG-13; Monday, July 23, 3 p.m. Rock Photo Holder; Tuesday, July31 Henna Tattoos (must have signed permission slip; available at Library).

Summer Meal Program presented by Food Bank of South Jersey – Lunch served 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and snack served 3–4 p.m., Monday through Friday until 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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