Register for your favorite programs!
Yoga for Everyone – Fridays, Sept. 7 & 21 – 10:30 a.m. Learn basic yoga positions, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques. Please bring your own mat or towel and a water to drink. Space is limited, be sure to register.
Adult Sewing Club – Tuesday, Sept. 4 – 6:30 p.m. Learn how to sew or get help with your own project. Be sure to register at www.gcls.org.
Knit/Crochet Club – Tuesday, Sept. 18 – 6:30 p.m. Bring your own project or a group project will be available. Register at www.gcls.org.
Framed Succulent Wall Art – Wednesday, Sept. 19 – 6:30 p.m. Get your craft on! Join us as we create a very unique wall hanging. Be sure to register as space is limited.
Adult Book Club – Tuesday, Sept. 25 – 7 p.m. Join the Swedesboro Library Adult Book Club! We have many exciting reads planned this year. Our September book selection is Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke. For more information call 856-467-0111 or register at www.gcls.org.
The History of Baseball in New Jersey – Thursday, Sept. 27 – 6:30 p.m. Calling all baseball fans! Join us for a lively discussion with Jason Love. He is the author of the book, “Baseball Sites Every Fan Should Visit in Philadelphia and New Jersey.” Jason will talk about the history of baseball in New Jersey. Register at www.gcls.org/events.
Teen Writers’ Club – Monday, Sept. 10 – 7 p.m. 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.
Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us on Thursday, Sept. 20 – 6:30-8 p.m. Play Xbox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board and card games. Bring a friend and have a great time!
Anime Club – Monday, Sept. 24 – 7 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. Teen Board members will learn library skills, help plan teen activities, contribute to our quarterly teen newsletter and/or work with children by becoming a Literacy Buddy. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Literacy Buddies – Looking for teens interested in becoming a Literacy Buddy. Literacy Buddies will begin in October. Teens can work one-on-one with a child who needs help with reading, math, homework, or learning English. Commitment is one hour a week. Call 856-467-0111 for more information or stop in and fill out a volunteer form.
FURever as Friends – Monday, Sept. 17 – 6:30-8 p.m. Visit with our therapy animals, read to them, share a picture book, brush their coat, and/or give them a treat. Some of our animals even do tricks! Registration is not required. Permission slips to visit our animals are available at the front desk.
Literacy Buddies – This program will resume again in October. 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 Volunteer. Literacy buddies will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, beginning in October, from 4:00 -5:00 pm. Let us know which day is best for you.
Toddlers & Babies:
Tuesday Storytime – Storytime is a fun time! Listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft! We meet on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. September storytime dates are Sept. 11, 18 & 25. Storytime is best suited for children ages 2-1/2 to 5 years of age. Registration required.
Wednesday Storytime – Join in the fun Wednesday morning for stories, dancing and crafts. Wednesday storytime is at 10:30 a.m. Dates for September are Sept. 5, 12, 19, & 26 – 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 is held on Thursday, Sept. 20 – 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 dates are Thursdays, Sept. 13 & 27. Registration is required as space is limited.
Be sure to register for all programs at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111.