Gloucester County Library System November Happenings

Registration requested for all programs at www.gcls.org/calendar  or call the individual branch.

Please be sure to check the GCLS website for program changes. If you have questions, do not hesitate to call the main branch library at 856-223-6050.

Adult Programs:

Computer Class Microsoft Word 101: Tuesdays, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Labor & Literacy Lab Mullica Hill Library. Basic Microsoft Word instruction. Ages 18+. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6048 or email lbrlab@gcls.org.

Writers Roundtable: Tuesdays, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Writers of fiction and non-fiction are welcome to join and share their projects. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6042. 

Computer Class: Basic Computer Skills: Wednesdays, Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Labor & Literacy Lab Mullica Hill Library. Learn basic computer skills. Ages 18+. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6048 or email lbrlab@gcls.org.

Scrapbooking & Crafting: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., GCLS LoganLibrary.Instructor Sandi will show you how to do a paper craft. Please bring photos and embellishments. Paper and other craft supplies will be provided. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Computer Class: Email Basics: Thursdays, Nov. 3 & 10, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Labor & Literacy Lab Mullica Hill Library. Learn how to set up an email account and how to send and receive emails. Ages 18+ Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6048 or email lbrlab@gcls.org.

Socrates Café: Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m., GCLs Logan Library. Join us as we pose questions and exchange our thoughts on subjects selected by the group. No formal education in philosophy is needed, just a questioning mind. Attendance is in-person or virtually. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Tai Chi 8-week Series: Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 & 17, 1 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join instructor Ralph Quinn and learn the benefits of Tai Chi. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6050.

Board and Card Games: Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 & 17 at 1 p.m., GCLS Logan Branch. Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week. It’s a great way to spend the afternoon! For more information call 856-241-0202.

Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 & 17, 1 p.m., GCLS Logan Branch. Beginners are always welcome and provided with instruction along with the supplies needed to get started. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Best Sellers Book Club: Thursday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. A discussion of the book “Ginny Moon” by Benjamin Ludwig. Attendance is in-person or virtually. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Labor & Literacy Lab: Career Searching Skills: Thursdays, Nov. 3 & 10, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Learn career searching tips and tools to land your next job. Ages 18+ Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6048 or email lbrlab@gcls.org.

Computer Class: Microsoft Excel 101: Monday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m., GCLS Labor & Literacy Lab Mullica Hill Library. Learn Excel basics. Ages 18+. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6048 or email lbrlab@gcls.org.

Chess Club: Monday, Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Chess club for ages 8 and up. Registration requested. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Quilting & Sewing Club: Tuesdays, Nov. 8 & 22, 1 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Learn to quilt or sew! Beginners and experienced quilters are welcome. Experienced quilters are free to bring their project and quilt with some new friends. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Needle Arts: Wednesdays, Nov. 9 & 30, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Crochet, knit, or sew your own project or select one of ours. All levels are welcome. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Veterans Day Tribute with Vocal Velocity Choir: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Enjoy American and patriotic songs from the Vocal Velocity Choir. All ages welcome. For more information call 856-223-6042.

USS Lehigh – Civil War Ironclad: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., GCLS Logan Library.An informative, interesting, and educational presentation by Ben Carlton. Space is limited, please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Stop the Bleed: Thursday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Join us as Cooper University Hospital presents a “Stop the Bleed” course that teaches critical life-saving techniques to stop bleeding after an injury. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Caregiving: Planning Tools & Tips to Help You Cope: Monday, Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join Reva Farenback-Brateman and learn the importance of self-care as well as other practical steps that caregivers can take to meet their responsibilities. Registration requested. For more information call 856-223-6042.

Planning for the Future – Important Considerations for Older Adults: Monday,Nov. 14, 6 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Gwen Orlowski, Executive Director of Disability Rights NJ, will provide information regarding Financial Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Proxies, Guardianship, financing of long-term care. Program available via Zoom or in-person. Registration is highly recommended. For more information call 856-467-0111.

History Book Club: Monday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. A discussion of the book “Thunderstruck” by Eric Larson. Facilitated by Ben Carlton. Attendance is in-person or virtually. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Collage Art Program: Monday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. at GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join in this art program facilitated by the South Jersey Artist Collective. Registration requested. For more information call 856-223-6050.

Thanksgiving Gnome Craft: Wednesday,Nov. 16, 2 & 6:30 p.m.,GCLS Swedesboro Library. Come join the fun at the library, by making a Thanksgiving Gnome to decorate your table. Supplies limited. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Gratitude Jar: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Make your own unique gratitude jar. All materials provided. Seating is limited. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6042.

Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Join us for a lively discussion on an interesting selection of book. This month’s title is “The Diamond Eye” by Kate Quinn.  For more information call 856-467-0111.

Civil War Discussion Group: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Local historian, Ben Carlton, will be leading a discussion on the Civil War. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Children and Teen Programs:

November Challenge at the Swedesboro Library only. All month during regular hours ofoperation.Can you find Mr. Tuckey hiding in the library? Find him and get a prize! For more information call 856-467-0111.

FURever As Friends Reading Program: Tuesdays, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. A group of volunteers bring their specially trained therapy dogs to the library for children to read. All ages. Registration and one-time permission slip required. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Storytime: Tuesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 22 & 29 or Wednesdays, Nov. 9, 16 & 30, 10:30 a.m., GCLS SwedesboroLibrary. Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-5. Each adult and child must be registered. Please register for only one session per week. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Baby Storytime: Tuesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join us for short stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 0-2 Registration requested. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Baby Storytime: Wednesdays, Nov. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 10:15 a.m.,GCLS Logan Library. Our littlest patrons can join us for songs, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-2. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Mindful Storytime: Wednesdays, Nov. 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 11 a.m., GCLS Logan Library. Please bring a yoga mat or a towel and join us for stories that will incorporate yoga poses and movement as we read. Ages 2-5. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Preschool Storytime: Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 4–5. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Family Lego Night: Thursday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.,GCLS Logan Library. Make incredible creations with family and friends and conquer our brick-building challenges! All ages. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Toddler Storytime: Fridays, Nov. 4, 18 & 25, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join us for short stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-3. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Storytime: Fridays, Nov. 4, 18 & 25, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Logan Library. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 – 5. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Mini Builders: Friday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Play with Magna tiles, stretch and connectors and more! Ages 0-5. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program: Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join this FREE inclusive sports program. All children must participate with a parent or adult guardian. All participants must wear athletic shores. Ages 2-8. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Storytime: Mondays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28,10:30 a.m., GCLS Logan Library.Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2-5. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Homeschool Epic Comic Club: Monday, Nov. 7 & Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m., GCLS LoganBranch. Join the Homeschool Epic Comic Club! We will make comics each month while learning about story development. Ages 6-12. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

FURever as Friends: Mondays, Nov. 7 & 21, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Sign up to read to one of our adorable therapy animals.  Each child will be assigned a 10-15-minute time slot. All ages. Registration required. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Lego League: Tuesday,Nov. 8, 4 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Join us for a fun time of creating with Legos! Each month a challenge will be given for what to create. Ages 4–12. Space is limited. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.  

Music & Movement: Wednesday, Nov. 9 & 23, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join us as to listen and move to music. Ages 0-5. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Toddler Music Time – Sing, Dance & Play: Thursday, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Ages 2–5. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.   

Anime Club: Thursday, Nov. 10, 4 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Come enjoy like-minded lovers of Anime and Manga. View movies; draw anime and Manga characters; play games such as Yugioh and Pokémon; and everyone can talk about their favorite characters, books, and movies. Ages 13–17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111. 

FURever as Friends: Thursday, Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Read to a specially training certified therapy animal provided by Silent Mentors in Literacy Education. All ages. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6029.

DIY Spa Day – Foaming Body Scrub: Saturday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m., GCLS Logan Library. Make a foaming body scrub. Ages 13-17. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Teen Book Club: Saturday, Nov. 12, 12:30 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Join us for our monthly book club. This month we will be discussing “A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder” by Holly Jackson. Ages 13–17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111

Homeschool Fun!: Monday, Nov. 14, 3 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. This program will alternate between STEM projects and art projects on a monthly basis. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111. 

Desk Pet Bedroom: Monday, Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Make a tiny bedroom for your desk pet using a tine container. Ages 6–12. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Writer’s Club: Monday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library.If you love writing, need new ideas, like sharing ideas/stories/poems, and/or learning new writing techniques and types of writing, this club is for you. Ages 13–17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: Jueves, 17 de Noviembre a las 10:30 a.m.,GCLS SwedesboroLibrary.  Únete a nosotros para nuestra hora de cuentos bilingüe con Maestra Teresa y Maestra Vesna.  El espacio es limitado. Cada adulto y niño debe ser registrado. For more information call 856-467-0111.

No Cook Cooking – Pumpkin Pie in a Cup: Thursday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. This month we are making Pumpkin Pie in a cup. This recipe includes the following ingredients – vanilla pudding, graham crackers, whipped cream, pumpkin pie mix, and cinnamon. Ages 9-12. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Teen Gaming: Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m., GCLS Swedesboro Library. Come out for a fun time of gaming: XBox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board games and cards will be available. Ages 13–17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

STEAM Saturday: Saturday, Nov. 19, 1 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. The monsters are having a party. There is just one problem…they can’t see above the table! Build a high chair for your monster. Ages 6–12. Please register. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Homeschool Steam Club: Monday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Fun experiments, crafts, and activities exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6-8. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Sweet Potato Chips: Monday, Nov. 21, 4:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Learn how to make potato chips in the air fryer! Ages 8–12. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6029.

DIY Spa Day – Lip Gloss: Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m., GCLS Logan Library. Make your own lip gloss! Ages 13-17. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

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