Logan Library Happenings

April 4, 2019 0 By newtownpress

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.

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

Having Tea with Powerful Women – Six-week Series, April 1- May 6, Mondays 1:30 p.m. Moderated by Nancy Zappala.

Discover How to Stress Less & Live a Balanced Life – presented by Melissa McLean, MA, LPC. Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.

History of Baseball with author Jason Love – Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m. Books available after the program. Sponsored by the Friends of GCLS.

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

Resume, Cover Letter, and Thank-You Notes; April 10. 50 Top Interview Questions and the Application Process/Surveys; April 17 Dress for Success and Interview Etiquette; April 24 Interview Practice, Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

Playwright & Screenwriter Club – Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

New Program! Technical Advice for Actors- Saturday, April 20, 12:30 p.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Writers Group New Date & Time! Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton. Registration requested.

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

Logan History Book Club – Monday, April 8, 7 p.m. The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God’s Holy Warriors by Dan Jones. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m. Call of the Wild by Jack London. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

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

Make & Take Scrapbooking Project– Tuesday, April 9, 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

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

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

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

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesdays, April 10 & 24, 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-

Magic of Mother Goose – Monday, April 8, 10:30–11:15 a.m. Join Mother Goose herself as she delights young children with her nursery rhymes using props, audience participation and a little bit of “magic”. All ages welcomed.

Escape the Library Challenge! –Tuesday, April 9, 6:30–7:30 p.m. ages 8 – 12. Use clues to solve puzzles that help find the key to escape the library. Prizes awarded. Registration required; limited to 20. 

Make & Take Egg Wreath Family Craft – Saturday, April 13. Anytime between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Assistance and supplies will be provided. All ages welcomed.

Egg Hunt & Bunny Visit – Friday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. Ages 10 and under. Bring a basket to find eggs hidden inside the library. Don’t forget your camera for a picture with the Easter Bunny!

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: Spring Babies, National Library Week, Easter, Earth Day, Arbor Day and Rainbows.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, April 15, 22 & 29, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2. 

Toddler Time – Mondays, April 15, 22 & 29, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime – Fridays, April 5, 12 & 26, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.

Saturday Storytime – Saturday, April 6, 11–11:30 a.m. All ages. 

Music Time – Wednesdays, April 10, 17 & 24, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, April 5, 12 & 26, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

FURever as Friends – Tuesdays, April 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Parent permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, April 23, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. We have three sizes of Legos to build with.

Weekly Guitar Lessons – Mondays, April 15, 22 & 29, 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.