Logan Library Events

Logan Library Events

March 1, 2019 0 By newtownpress

Branch of Gloucester County Library System

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.

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.

Food for Fines – GCLS will be accepting Food for Fines in conjunction with the Gloucester County Cares About Hunger food drive. $1 off your eligible GCLS late fees for each item donated. See library for details! Begins 2/14 and ends 3/3.

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

St. Patrick’s Day Performance- Irish Harpist – Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m. Musician, Richmond Carlton. Please register.

Energy, Housing and Foreclosure Assistance -Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. Presented by South Jersey Gas and Atlantic Electric representatives. Please see library for details. Registration requested.

GED Preparation & Testing- Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Please register. FREE!

Job Readiness: March 6 Resume, Cover Letter, and Thank-You Notes; March 13 50 Top Interview Questions and the Application Process/Surveys; March 20 Dress for Success and Interview Etiquette; March 27 Interview Practice, Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

Playwright & Screenwriter Club – Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

New Program! Technical Advice for Actors- Saturday, March 16, 12:30 p.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Writers Group New Day! Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton. Registration requested.                  

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

Book Clubs: Bestsellers Book Club – Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m. The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn. Facilitated by Carolyn Oldt.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, March 11, 7 p.m. Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy.  Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, March 26, 7 p.m. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.                                                                          

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

Board Games & Card Games– Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.                              

Make & Take Scrapbooking Project– Tuesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Knit & Crochet Club – Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.  Instruction provided by volunteer, Robin McElroy.

Sewing Club –Tuesdays, March 12 & 26, 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, March 5 & 19, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

NJ Makers Day Craft – Saturday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Simple sewing craft.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesdays, March 13 & 27, 1-3 p.m. All supplies provided. Instruction by Nancy Stang.

Make & Take Easter Egg Craft – Thursday, March 21, 7 p.m. Please register. Limited to 20.

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-

Read Across America Celebration – Friday, March 1, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ages 0 – 5. Join us for a morning celebrating the stories of Dr. Seuss. Crafts, Games and Snacks will be provided.

NJ Makers Day – Saturday, March 23 anytime between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All ages. We will have canvas painting available and a make your own bubble wand station with a take home bubble recipe. We also will have a take home catapult craft available. Our Maker Studio will be open for 3D Printer Demonstrations. 

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: Roar Like a Lion, Shamrocks and Leprechauns, Let’s Make and Spring.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.  

Toddler Time – Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime – Fridays, March 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.

Saturday Storytime – Saturday, March 9, 11–11:30 a.m. All ages. 

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

FURever as Friends – Tuesdays, March 5 & 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages.  Parent permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, March 26, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. We have 3 sizes of Legos to build with.

Aquaponics Presentation – Wednesday, March 13, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Learn from Kingsway STEM students about growing crops without soil and how fish can aid the process. Interactive presentation for all ages.

Weekly Guitar Lessons – Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, 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. 

Writing Tutor – available by appointment on Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. Please call (856)241-0202 or email coldt@gcls.org.