All GCLS branch libraries are now open to the public but with limited access. Face masks are required.
Go to www.gcls.org to find our virtual library online. Check out our virtual events calendar to enjoy Storytime, S.T.E.M. tutorials, crafting videos, cooking demos, book chat and more. You can find everything on our new YouTube Channel and on our Library Facebook page, too. Check out our selection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, Movies & TV with Hoopla and Overdrive.
Contactless Pickup is also still available.
Take Home: Read and Do Bags! Available at the Swedesboro Library. Patrons can check out one bag per child. Each bag will contain three books, a coloring page, and a simple craft you can do with your child at home. Different themes will be available while supplies last. Please be sure to bring your bag to the circulation desk for checkout.
Take and Make Bags – For Adults and Children. Stop in to pick up a “Take and Make Bag” – one per child. Adult bags are one per adult. Enjoy simple crafts you can do at home. Supplies are included. First come, first serve, while supplies last.
Special Virtual Storytime – “You Rock Day!” – Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 10:30 a.m. Watch all your favorite librarians reading Ricky the Rock That Couldn’t Roll. You will be shown a special craft you can make, too. Join in our contest to guess how many rocks are in the jar – a photo will be shown on Facebook. The winners will each win a copy of the book.
Preschool Virtual Storytime – Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays – 10:30 a.m. with your favorite librarians. Best suited for ages 3 to 5. Go to gcls.org and click on the Facebook icon. You can also find many storytimes on the library’s YouTube page, too. Go to www.gcls.org and click on the YouTube icon.
Toddler Virtual Storytime – Tuesdays and Thursdays – 10:30 a.m. with your favorite Librarians – Best suited for ages 0-3. Go to gcls.org and click on the Facebook icon. You can also find many storytimes on the library’s YouTube page, too. Go to www.gcls.org and click on the YouTube icon.
Online Pajama Storytime – Mondays – 6 p.m. – best suited for ages 3-6. Wear your pajamas and get comfortable and join your favorite Librarians for a bedtime story.
We would love for you to snap a photo of your finished crafts and share with us on our Instagram page.
Adult Virtual Programs:
Reader’s Roundtable – Monday nights at 7 p.m. Join us for a virtual evening book chat. Share what you are currently reading with the group; give and receive book suggestions. The link to join the book chat is located on the Virtual Events section of our website; www.gcls.org For more information call 856-467-0111.
Reader’s Roundtable: What Are You Reading? – Thursday afternoons at 4 p.m. Join us for a lively afternoon discussion. Share with the group a magazine article, newspaper clipping or book suggestion. The link to join the discussion is located on the Virtual Events section of our website; www.gcls.org. For more information call 856-467-0111.
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