Library News

Library News

August 1, 2019 0 By newtownpress

Logan Library Happenings

Library phone number (856) 241-0202.

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

Historical Walking Tours– Swedesboro Cemetery Tour (Bethesda, Old St. Joseph’s and Trinity) Tuesday, Aug. 13 & 27, 4 p.m. or Logan Cemetery Tour (Union United Methodist and St. Paul’s) Aug. 6, 4 p.m. Please register 856-241-0202 or bcarlton@gcls.org.

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

FREE Resume & Interview Help! Wednesdays 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

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

GCLS Logan Library was awarded the 2018 Literacy Collection Development Grant of $2,000 to purchase materials. Stop by and use our new collection. This project is supported by funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the New Jersey State Library.

South Pacific Island Dancers & Luau Event! Thursday, Aug. 1, Food & Drinks 6:30 p.m. Performance 7 p.m.

Make & Take Fall Wreath – Thursday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 24.

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

Socrates Café- Discussion group using TED Talks. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Writers Group– Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Knit & Crochet Club – Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.

Scrapbooking Project – Tuesday, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m.

What Do Insects Do? Friday, Aug. 9, 1 p.m. Inclusive program for adults with developmental disabilities.

Crafters Corner – Wednesdays, Aug. 14 & 28, 1-3 p.m. Bring a craft you’re working on or learn something new.

Librarian by Appointment – 1-hour assistance available for reference, job search, resume, cover letters, etc. Please call for an appointment.

Youth Programs-

End of Summer Reading Luau – Thursday, Aug. 1. All ages. Children’s Crafts and Games 6 p.m.; Food and Drinks 6:30 p.m., South Pacific Island Dancers perform, 7 p.m.

Butterfly Rick – Monday, Aug. 5, 11 a.m. All Ages. 

What Do Insects Do? – Friday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m. All Ages. 

Guitar Club Concert on the Patio – Thursday, Aug. 22, 6 p.m. All Ages.

End of Summer Pirate Party – Friday, Aug. 30, 11 a.m. All Ages.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: A Universe of Stories, Butterflies, Trip to the Beach, Ocean Life & Pirate Tales.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Aug. 12, 19 & 26, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0–2.  

Toddler Time – Mondays, Aug. 12, 19 & 26, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime– Fridays, Aug. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.

Saturday Storytime – Aug. 17, 10:15 a.m.: Beach Stories. Ages 0–8. 

4-Week Ready for Kindergarten Series – Thursdays, Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-5. Registration required; limited to 14.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Aug. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Summer Movie Matinees – Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Aug. 7 Ralph Breaks the Internet, rated PG; Aug. 14 Missing Link, rated PG; Aug. 21 Wonder Park, rated PG; Aug. 28 Lego Movie 2, rated PG. All ages. Please feel free to bring lunch or snacks and a blanket for seating.

Tween Events – Mondays 2 p.m. Aug. 5 Henna Tattoos; Aug. 12 Movie Day: Descendants 2; Aug. 19 Intro to Cooking; Aug. 26 Pizza Party. Ages 9–12. Registration requested. 

Lego Night – Tuesday, Aug. 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All Ages.

Minecraft Club – Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6:30-8 p.m. Ages 6-12.

Jeweled CD Suncatcher – Tuesday, Aug. 27, 6:30-7 p.m. Ages 6-12. Registration Required; limited to 20. 

Chess Lessons – Tuesdays, 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Ages 8 and up.

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

Teen Henna – Tuesday, Aug. 6, 7-8 p.m. Ages 13-17.

Summer Meal Program sponsored by Food Bank of South Jersey – Lunch served 11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m. and snack served 3–4 p.m., Monday through Friday through 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.

Greenwich Library Events

411 Swedesboro Road Gibbstown, NJ 08027

856-687-7072

Music and Movement: Aug. 1, 11 a.m. Dance, sing, and move with your little one! Ages 0-5. Advanced registration required.

Movie Matinee: Space Buddies- Aug. 1, 2 p.m. “Space Buddies” rated PG. Feel free to bring blankets and snacks. All ages.

End of Summer Reading with Digger and Dave Puppet Show: Aug. 2, 11 a.m. Celebrate the end of summer reading with Digger and David’s The Gift from the Moon puppet show. They’ll discuss space and friendship, with a touch of magic. All ages.

Lego Club: Aug. 5, 4 p.m. A monthly building challenge with Legos, Straws and Connectors, and Connecting Cubes. Children may bring their own legos. Ages 4-10.

Little Ones Storytime- Tuesdays and Wednesdays except for Aug 27 & 28, 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories, songs, and make a craft with your little one. Ages 2-5. Please register.

Food Art:  Aug. 7, 4 p.m. Make artwork out of food! We will be making incredible, edible DNA out of candy! Ingredients will include sugar and artificial colors. Ages 6-8.

Saturday Storytime: Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories, songs, and make a craft with your little one! Ages 2-5.

Kitchen Science: Aug. 12, 4 p.m. A cooking program for growing minds! We will be making smore’s pops. Ingredients include: marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers. Ages 6-12. Please register.

Little Learners: Aug. 14, 4 p.m. A S.T.E.A.M. based program for little minds! We’ll be learning about pirates and looking for treasure. Ages 4-6. Please register.

DNA Bracelets: Aug. 15, 2 p.m. We’ll talk about DNA and create bracelets to demonstrate the different genetic makeup of humans, animals, and plants. Ages 6-12.

Teen Kitchen Science: Aug. 19, 4 p.m. We’ll be making Rocky Road popcorn. Ingredients include: popcorn, marshmallows, butter, sugar, corn syrup, chocolate. Ages 13-17.

Crazy Cool Creations: Aug. 21, 4 p.m. A S.T.E.A.M based program for growing minds! We’ll be creating and testing marble runs. Ages 6-12.