Logan Library Happenings
All GCLS Libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Adult Programs- Please register for programs at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).
FREE GED Preparation & Testing- Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Please register.
FREE Resume & Interview Help! Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Computer Classes: Microsoft Word for Beginners Thursday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m.; Microsoft Excel for Beginners Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. Please register; limited to six.
Yoga for Beginners – Thursdays, Jan. 23 & 30, 7 p.m. Please register. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or towel to work off and arrive 5-10 minutes early to secure your spot.
Make & Take Jewelry Night– Thursday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m. Please register.
Conversational English – Tutors available. Please call (856) 241-0202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board Games & Card Games– Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.
Socrates Café- Discussion group. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Writers Group– Saturday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club – Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.
Scrapbooking Project – Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m. We will be working on pages. Bring your photos.
Sewing Club – Tuesdays, Jan. 14 & 28, 1 p.m.
Quilting Club – Tuesdays, Jan. 7 & 21, 1 p.m.
Crafters’ Corner – Wednesdays, Jan. 8 & 22, 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, technology, etc. Please call for an appointment.
Book Clubs– Bestsellers Book Club: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, Wed. Jan. 8, 7 p.m; History Book Club: The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin,Mon., Jan. 13, 7 p.m.; Bucket List Book Club: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson Tues., Jan. 28, 7 p.m.
Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Welcome Winter, How to Build a Snowman, Chinese New Year & Polar Animals.
Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Jan. 6, 13 & 27, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.
Toddler Time – Mondays, Jan. 6, 13 & 27, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.
Storytime– Fridays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.
Music Time – Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.
Make & Take Winter Wreath Family Craft – Saturday, Jan. 4 Supplies and instruction provided between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages. Advance registration appreciated.
Minecraft Club – Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Ages 6-12. Please bring your own device with an account already set up.
FURever as Friends – Practice and enhance your reading skills and fluency by reading aloud to our furry friends. Tuesdays, Jan. 7 & 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.
Lego Night – Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. Building challenge with prizes given to all who participate.
Snowman Canvas Painting – Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Ages 8–12. Advance registration required; limited to 12.
Homework Tutoring with Miss Gabby – Tuesdays, 5:30–8:30 p.m. English and Reading help for 6th – 12th grade. Please call for appointment availability.
GCLS Chess Club – Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.
Guitar Club – Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. Free lessons provided by teen volunteer, Arjuna. Please bring your own guitar.
Please contact Branch Manager, Carolyn Oldt, at (856)803-5094 or email@example.com if you would like to be our Artist of the Month and display your artwork.
Swedesboro Library Events
Register for your favorite programs!
FREE GED/HSE Preparation and Testing – Tuesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The classes are for High School Equivalency preparation and testing. Classes will also be available at other GCLS library branch locations on different dates and times. Please check our online calendar for details and any changes to times and dates.
FREE GED/HSE Preparation and Testing – Thursday, Jan. 23 – 7 to 8:30 p.m. Please register at www.gcls.org.
Job Readiness Program:
50 Top Interview Questions & Applications – Wednesday, Jan. 8 – 1:30 to 3 p.m. Meet with an expert and learn the 50 most asked interview questions and receive guidance on the best way to answer. Also receive assistance filling out a job application. Be sure to check our online calendar for changes.
Dress for Success & Interview Etiquette – Wednesday, Jan. 15 – 1:30 to 3 p.m. Learn from an expert what to wear on a job interview. Also receive interview etiquette tips and suggestions. Be sure to check our online calendar for changes.
Interview Practice – Wednesday, Jan. 22 – 1:30 to 3 p.m. Practice interview questions with an expert in the field. A great way to be prepared for your next interview! Be sure to check our online calendar for changes.
Review – Wednesday, Jan. 29 – 1:30 to 3 p.m. A review will be made of the different skills discussed.
Needle Arts: Crochet, Knit or Sew Night! – Wednesday, Jan. 7 and 21 – 7 p.m. Learn how to sew, knit or crochet or get help with your own project. Be sure to register at www.gcls.org.
DYI Snowy Candle Holders – Thursday, Jan. 9 – 6:30 p.m. Create unique winter candle holders for your home. Space is limited. Please be sure to register at www.gcls.org.
Yoga for Everyone – Fridays, Jan. 10 and 24 – 10:30 a.m. Learn basic yoga positions, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques. Please bring your own mat or towel and water to drink.Space is limited, be sure to register.
Snowman Craft – Wednesday, Jan. 22 – 6:30 p.m. Come out for a fun night creating your own snowman made from socks! Register at www.gcls.org as space is limited.
Adult Book Club – Tuesday, Jan. 28 – 7 p.m. Join the Swedesboro Library Adult Book Club! January’s selection will be Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict. For more information call 856-467-0111 or register at www.gcls.org.
Teen/Tween Book Club – Saturday, Jan. 11 – 11 a.m. January’s selection will be Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan. Be sure to register at www.gcls.org.
Teen Writers’ Club – Monday, Jan. 13 – 7 p.m. The Writer’s club will be on the second Mondays of each month. The time will be devoted to writing! You can work on your own writing or pull ideas from our binder. Your writings may be published in our Teen Express Literary Magazine.
Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us on Thursday, Jan. 16 – 6:30-8 p.m. Play Xbox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board and card games. Bring a friend and have a great time.
Teen/Tween Anime Club – Monday, Jan. 27 – 5 p.m. Anime meets on the fourth Mondays at 5 p.m. Feel free to come dressed in costume. You can also bring Pokemon cards or Yu Gi Oh cards to play, watch an Anime movie/show and/or draw Manga characters. Register at www.gcls.org.
Literacy Buddies – We are looking for teens interested in becoming a Literacy Buddy. Teens can work one-on-one with a child who needs help with reading, math, homework, or learning English. Commitment is one hour a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 856-467-0111 for more information or stop in and fill out a volunteer form.
Teen Advisory Board – We welcome teens to join our Teen Advisory Board. Teen Board members will learn library skills, help plan teen activities, and/or work with children by becoming a Literacy Buddy. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
FURever as Friends – Monday, Jan. 6 – 6:30-8 p.m. Visit with our therapy animals, read to them, share a picture book, brush their coat, and/or give them a treat. Some of our animals even do tricks! Registration is not required. Permission slips to visit our animals are available at the front desk.
Literacy Buddies – Does your child need help with homework, reading or learning English – call us at 856-467-0111 and we will try to match your child with a Teen Volunteer. Literacy buddies traditionally takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, from 4-5 p.m. Let us know which day is best for you.
Toddlers & Babies:
Tuesday Storytime (Laugh n’ Learn) – Storytime is a fun time. Listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. We meet on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. January’s storytime dates are Jan. 7, 14, 21, & 28. Storytime is best suited for ages 2-½ to 5. Registration is required.
Baby Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Bring your baby to a fun time of music – familiar songs, activities and fingerplays. Baby Time is held on Thursday, Jan. 16 – 10:30 a.m. Space is limited, registration is required.
Toddler Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Your toddler will enjoy a fun time marching, playing instruments, learning fingerplays, and singing familiar songs. This month’s dates are Thursday, Jan. 9 & 23 – 10:30 a.m. Registration is required as space is limited.
All GCLS Libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Be sure to register for all programs at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111. Always check our online calendar for additions, changes, or corrections.
Gloucester County Library System
411 Swedesboro Road, Gibbstown, NJ 08027
Lego Club – Jan. 6, 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 at 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories, songs, and make a craft with your little one. Ages 2-5. Please register.
Food Art – Jan. 8, 4 p.m. Make artwork out of food. We will be making an edible igloo. Ingredients may include sugar, dairy, nuts, gluten. Ages 6-8.
Saturday Storytime – Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories, songs, and make a craft with your little one. Ages 2-5.
Kitchen Science – Jan. 13, 4 p.m. A cooking program for growing minds. We will be making homemade salsa and chips. Ingredients include gluten, salt, tomatoes, sugar, onions, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, cumin and pepper. Ages 6-12. Please register.
Little Learners – Jan. 15, 4 p.m. A S.T.E.A.M. based program for little minds. We’ll be making erupting snow. Ages 4-6. Please register.
NEW! Teen Craft Café – Jan. 17, 3 p.m. Hangout and make crafts, play games, and eat snacks. Ages 13-17.
New! Baby Storytime – Second and Fourth Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories, songs, and color with your little one. Ages 2 and under.
Crazy Cool Creations – Jan. 29, 4 p.m. A S.T.E.A.M based program for growing minds. We’ll be painting canvas bags. Ages 6-12.
New! Maker Monday – Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m. Explore Snap Circuits, build 3-D objects, learn how to code and more! Ages 6-12. We will meet in the Young Adult area.