Logan Library Happenings

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, 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.

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

Job Readiness: June 12 – 50 Top Interview Questions and the Application Process/Surveys; June 19 – Dress for Success and Interview Etiquette; June 26 – Interview Practice, Wednesdays, 12:30-3 p.m.

Doing Business with the Federal Government- Tuesday, June 11, 10:30 a.m. Presented by Small Business Administration (SBA). Please register.

Why Native Plants Matter – Tuesday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. Presented by Dr. Daniel Duran with the Gloucester County Parks and Recreation. All Welcome! Please register.

Playwright, Screenwriter & Actors Club – Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Writers Group New Date & Time! Saturday, June 29, 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, June 10, 7 p.m. Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America  by Catherine Kerrison.  Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, June 25, 7 p.m. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. 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, June 11, 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

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

Sewing Club –Tuesdays, June 11 & 25, 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, June 18, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesdays, June 12 & 26, 1-3 p.m. All supplies provided. Instruction by Nancy Stang.

Mindfulness Meditation – Thursday, June 20, 7 p.m. with Christine Hopkins.

Amazing Snakes– Friday, June 21, 1 p.m. This program is designed for adults with Developmental Disabilities. Please register. Presented by the Gloucester County Parks & Recreation.

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-

6-Week Summer Reading Program begins Saturday, June 22 – Saturday, Aug. 3.  Programs and Prizes for All Ages!  For more details please contact the library.

Summer Reading Kickoff – Brian Richards’ 3,2,1…Blast Off into Books Magic Show – Monday, June 24, 11–11:45 a.m. All ages.

Donuts with Dad – Saturday, June 15, 10:30–11:30 a.m. All ages. Advance registration required; limited to 36. Breakfast will be served and craft will be provided.

Make & Take Personalized Beach Buckets – Saturday, June 22. Anytime between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages. Supplies limited to 30; registration suggested.

Amazing Snakes! – Friday, June 21, 2–3 p.m. All ages. Presented by the Gloucester County Parks and Recreation. All ages.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: A Trip to the Zoo, Dad is #1, Hello Summer and A Universe of Stories.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, June 10 & 17, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.  

Toddler Time – Mondays, June 10 & 17, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime– Fridays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5.

Music Time – Wednesdays, June 12, 19 & 26, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:15-10:45 a.m.  Ages 0-5.

Summer Movie Matinees – Wednesday, 1 p.m. June 19. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, rated PG; June 26 Lilo and Stitch, rated PG. All ages. Please feel free to bring lunch or snacks and a blanket for seating.

FURever as Friends – Practice and enhance your reading skills and fluency by reading aloud to our furry friends.  Tuesdays, June 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.

Scavenger Hunt & Galaxy Slime Making – Tuesday, June 25, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 5–10.

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

GCLS Beginners Chess – Tuesdays, June 18 & 25, 6-6:30 p.m. Ages 8 to adult.

Tween Monogrammed Yarn Letters & Summer Journals – Monday, June 17, 2–2:45 p.m. Ages 9–12.

Tween Galaxy Canvas Painting – Monday, June 24, 2–3 p.m. Ages 9–12.

Teen Summer Volunteer Meeting -Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 13–17. Any teen interested in volunteering at the library over the summer is encouraged to attend this important meeting. Pizza will be served.

Teen Galaxy Ceramic Mug Painting – Thursday, June 27, 2–3 p.m. Ages 13 – 17. Limited to 12.

10-Week Guitar Series – Lessons provided Mondays & Wednesdays 5–6:30 p.m. beginning June 17 thru Aug. 21.  Concert to be held on our patio in August.  All ages welcomed to participate; registration required.

Summer Meal Program presented by Food Bank of South Jersey – Lunch served 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and snack served 3–4 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning June 17–Aug. 30. Available for anyone 18 and under.   

Teens interested in volunteering at Logan Library should contact Youth Services Coordinator, Heather Marquette, at hmarquette@gcls.org or 856-803-5096. 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.

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