Logan Library Happenings

Library phone number (856) 241-0202.  All GCLS Libraries will be closed on Friday, Oct. 5 for a staff development 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.

Displays – 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, or if you have a special collection for our glass display case.

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

Small Business Administration Presentation- Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Topics include: SBA Services to Small Businesses; Why an SBA Loan?; Five C’s of Credit and SBA Loan Programs. Presented by SBA Erika Pearson. Registration Required.

Yoga for Beginners– Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel to work off. Please Register. Limited to 15.

Playwright & Screenwriter Club – Saturday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Make & Take Scarecrow Craft– Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Limited to 24. Please register.

Conversational English – Tutors available. Please call (856) 241-0202 or email coldt@gcls.org.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Dracula by Bram Stoker. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.                                                                            Writers Group Just Write Wednesdays, Oct. 10 & 24, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.                              Make & Take Scrapbooking Project– Wednesday, Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Knit & Crochet Club – Thursdays, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners. Instruction provided by volunteer, Robin McElroy.

Sewing Club – Tuesdays, Oct. 9 & 23, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Marva West & Sylvia Rodgers. Sewing machines and serger sewing machine are available for this program.

Quilting Club – Tuesday, Oct. 16, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

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.

Youth Programs-

Juggling Hoffmans – Monday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m. All ages. A fun-filled juggling and comedy show with audience participation.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Take The Challenge! Stop by the children’s desk for a reading log and more information.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Fall Leaves, Fire Prevention Week, Harvest, All About Pumpkins and Happy Halloween.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Oct. 8, 15 & 22, 10:15 –10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Oct. 8, 15 & 22, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Preschool Storytime – Fridays, Oct. 12* & 19, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. *On Oct. 12 we will have a visit from a local Fireman and children can tour a Fire Truck.

New Monthly Saturday Storytime – Saturday, Oct. 13, 11–11:30 a.m. All ages. 

Costume Party Storytime – Friday, Oct. 26, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Ages 0 – 5. Wear your costume and join us for stories, games, crafts and snacks! Advance registration appreciated. 

Halloween Storytime – Monday, Oct. 29, 10:30–11:15 a.m. Ages 0–5.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24 & 31, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Oct. 12 & 19, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Make & Take Halloween Family Craft – Saturday, Oct. 20. Supplies and instruction provided between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. We will be painting clay pots to make a Halloween treat holder. All ages welcome. Registration is requested.

FURever as Friends – Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Parent permission slip required.  On the 16th we will be having our annual Howl-a-Ween Costume Party. Readers are encouraged to dress up to read to the pets who will be wearing costumes. Snacks will be served.

Pumpkin Decorating – Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 6–12. Advance registration required; limited to 20.

Halloween Storytime with Slime Making – Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30–7:15 p.m. Ages 4–8. Advance registration requested.

New Weekly Guitar Club – Mondays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels. Please bring your own guitar.

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

Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7-8 p.m. Ages 13-17. Looking for new members to join!


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