Logan Library Happenings…May 2019

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).

Historical Walking Tours– Swedesboro Cemetery Tour (Bethesda, St. Joseph’s and Trinity) or Logan Cemetery Tour (Union United Methodist and St. Paul’s). Please call for an appointment 856-241-0202. Guide/Historian: Bennett Carlton.

Free Medical Training – Stop the Bleed Month – Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. Lecture and hands-on training provided by Cooper Hospital.

Having Tea with Powerful Women – Monday, May 6, 1:30 p.m. Moderated by Nancy Zappala.

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

Job Readiness: May 8 Top 50 Interview Questions and the Application Process/Surveys; May 15  Dress for Success and Interview Etiquette; May 22  Interview Practice, Wednesdays, 12:30pm-3pm.

Playwright & Screenwriter Club – Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Technical Advice for Actors- Saturday, May 18, 12:30 p.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Writers Group New Date & Time! Saturday, May 4, 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, May 13, 7 p.m. The Perfect Horse: The Daring U. S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis, by Elizabeth Letts.  Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries. Topics of TED talks used for discussions.

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

Make & Take Scrapbooking Project– Tuesday, May 14, 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, May 14 & 28, 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, May 7 & 21, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesdays, May 8 & 22, 1-3 p.m. All supplies provided. Instruction by Nancy Stang.

Rag Rug Trivet Project – 2-part series. Wednesdays, May 15 & 29, 1-3 p.m. All materials supplied; instruction provided by Linda Worman.

Wood Crate & Mason Jar Project – Thursday, May 9 at 7p.m. Limited to 20; please register.

Technology: 3D Printer Certification available by appointment. Call 856-241-0202. Instruction provided by Amanda Gallagher.

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

Muffins with Mom– Join us for stories about mom and make a special craft together for Mother’s Day.  Muffins, fruit, tea and juice will be served.  Friday, May 10, 10:15 a.m. -11 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.  Advanced registration required. 30 per time slot.

Make & Take Flag Tile Family Craft – Saturday, May 18. Anytime between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Assistance and supplies will be provided. All ages welcomed.

Garden Planting Storytimes – Monday, May 20, 10:30 a.m. and Friday, May 24, 11 a.m. We will be hearing stories about gardening before heading outside to plant vegetables and herbs in containers on our patio. Ages 0 – 5.

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: Bugs, Mom is the Best, Police Appreciation Week, Garden Growing and Birds.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, May 6 & 13, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.  

Toddler Time – Mondays, May 6 & 13, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime – Fridays, May 3, 17 & 31, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.

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

Music Time – Wednesdays, May 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, May 3, 17, 24 & 31, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

FURever as Friends – Tuesdays, May 7 & 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Parent permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, May 28, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. We have 3 sizes of Legos to build with.

Make & Take Container Seed Planting – Thursday, May 23, 4:30–5 p.m. Ages 6–12.

Weekly Guitar Lessons – Mondays, May 6 & 20, 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. 

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