Logan Library Happenings

November 1, 2018 0 By mlucas

Library phone number (856) 241-0202.  All GCLS Libraries will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in observation of Veterans Day and Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving.

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).

GED Preparation & Testing- Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Please register. FREE! Please contact the library for additional locations and times.

Job Readiness: Resume, Cover Letter, Interviewing Skills, Thank-You Notes, Dress for Success- Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Veterans Continental Breakfast & Program– Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Songs by Logan Center Square School First Graders, Breakfast and Presentation by Author/Historian Bennett Carlton. Please Register. All Veterans Invited.

Playwright & Screenwriter Club – Saturday, Nov. 17 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Make & Take Holiday Wreath– Monday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m. Limited to 24. Please register.

Winter Holiday Festival– Thursday, Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. Children and Adult Crafts, Games, Caroling, Tree Lighting, Santa Visits, Snacks & Drinks too! Sponsored by the Logan Township Beautification Committee.

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

Book Clubs: Bestsellers Book Club – Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. Facilitated by Carolyn Oldt.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed by John F. Ross.  Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Writers Group – Just Write Wednesdays, Nov. 14 & 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, Nov. 8, 15 & 29, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Board Games – Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.

Make & Take Scrapbooking – Wednesday, Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Make & Take Holiday Wreath – Monday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m. Limited to 24; please register.

Knit & Crochet Club – Thursdays, Nov. 8, 15 & 29, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.  Instruction provided by volunteer, Robin McElroy.

Sewing Club – Tuesdays, Nov. 13 & 27, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Marva West & Sylvia Rodgers. Sewing machines and serger sewing machine are available for this program.

Quilting Club – Tuesdays, Nov. 6 & 20, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesday, Nov. 7, 1-3 p.m. All supplies provided. Instruction by Nancy Stang.

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

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

Winter Holiday Festival – Thursday, Nov. 29, 6:30–8 p.m. All ages. Santa will be visiting and available for pictures. Crafts, Games, Prizes, Snacks and more! Sponsored by the Logan Township Beautification Committee.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Saying Thanks, Voting, Turkey Time, Thanksgiving and Celebrations.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Nov. 5, 19 & 26, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Nov. 5, 19 & 26, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime – Fridays, Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 30, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.

New Monthly Saturday Storytime – Saturday, Nov. 10, 11–11:30 a.m. All ages. 

Music Time – Wednesdays, Nov. 14, 21 & 28, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 30, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Make & Take Thankful Turkey Family Craft – Saturday, Nov. 17. Supplies and instruction provided between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Registration is requested.

FURever as Friends – Tuesdays, Nov. 6 & 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Parent permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. A variety of Lego sizes available. Lego building challenge will be offered; prizes to all who complete the challenge.

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, Nov. 13, 7-8 p.m. Ages 13-17. Looking for new members to join.