Gloucester County Library System January 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:

Knit & Crochet Club: Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26 at 1 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Beginners are always welcome and provided with instruction along with the supplies needed to get started. For more information call 856-241-0202.

History Book Club: Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., GCLS Logan Library.Please stop by the circulation desk for this month’s selection. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Quilting & Sewing Club: Jan. 10 & 24 at 1 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Learn to quilt or sew! Beginners and experienced quilters are welcome, and experienced quilters are free to bring their project and quilt with some new friends. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Needle Arts: Jan. 11 & 25 at 6:30 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public 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.

Scrapbooking & Crafting: Jan. 11at 7 p.m., GCLS Logan Library.Instructor Sandi will show you the basics of scrapbooking and crafting. Please bring photos and embellishments; paper will be provided. Limit of 10 participants. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

BeSmart: Gun Safety at Home: Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. hosted by the Mullica Hill Library. This program is virtual. For more information call 856-223-6050.

Delicious Reads Cookbook Club: Jan. 17 at 6 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Pick a chocolate recipe to make at home then bring it in to share. Bring the cookbook or a copy of your recipe to the meeting or drop it off in advance. Registration required. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Snow People: Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Come build a snowman using Styrofoam cups. Supplies and space are limited. Please register for one time only. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Crafting with Sandi: Jan. 25 at 7 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Sandi will guide you through a unique craft! Always something new and interesting to make. Registration required. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Meet the Author Ellen J. Green: Jan. 25 at 7 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Local author Ellen Green will discuss her book, “Murder in the Neighborhood: The True Story of America’s First Recorded Mass Shooting.” Registration requested. For more information call 856-223-6042.

AARP HomeFit – Making Home Safe and Livable for All: Jan. 30 at 6 p.m.,Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library.Based on the free AARP HomeFit Guide, this presentation can help individuals and families make their current or future residence, their “lifelong home.” Provided by the AARP, this program is available via Zoom or in-person at the Swedesboro Library. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Page Turners Adult Book Club: Jan. 31 at 7 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library.Join us for some lively discussion on an interesting selection of books. This month’s title is Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Children and Teen Programs:

Storytime: Jan. 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 10:30 a.m.,Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. Each adult and child must be registered. Please register for only one session per week. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Storytime: Jan. 11, 18, & 25 at 10:30 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. Each adult and child must be registered. Please register for only one session per week. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Baby Storytimes: Jan. 11, 18, & 25 at 10:15 a.m., GCLS Logan Library.Our littlest patrons can join us for songs, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0 to 2. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Movement Storytime: Jan. 11, 18, and 25 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 to 5. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Family Lego Night: Jan. 5 at 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.

Friday Storytimes: Jan. 6, 13, 20, & 27 at 10:30 a.m., GCLS Logan Library.Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Storytimes: Mondays, Jan. 9, 23, & 30 at 10:30 a.m., GCLS Logan Library. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Homeschool Epic Comic Club: Jan. 9 at 2 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Join the Homeschool Epic Comic Club! We will make comics each month while learning about story development. Ages 6 to 12. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Homeschool Fun!: Jan. 9 at 3 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. This program alternates between STEM projects and art projects on a monthly basis. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Make it Monday: Jan. 9 at 4:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join us to make yogurt parfaits! Ages 6 – 12. Registrations required. For more information call 856-223-6026.

Chess Club: Monday, January 9 and 30 at 6:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Chess club for ages 8 and up. For more information call 856-223-6029.

Teen Writer’s Club: Jan. 9 at 7 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library.If you love writing, this club is for you. Club members can publish their work in our literary magazine! Ages 13-17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Lego League: Jan. 10 at 4 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Come join us for some Lego fun! Build what you like or try our monthly creation challenge. Ages 4-12. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Toddler Music & Movement: Jan. 12 at 10:30 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Ages 2-5. Please register each adult and child. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Dav Pilkey’s Epic Comic Club: Jan. 12 at 4 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Join our Epic Comic Club and learn how to make your own comics! Ages 6 to 12. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Anime Club: Jan. 12 & 26 at 5 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Come enjoy Anime and Manga with other like-minded fans. Feel free to dress in character. Ages 13-17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

FURever As Friends Reading Program: Jan. 17 at 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

Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: Jueves, 19 de Enero a las 10:30 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. 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.

Teen Gaming: Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Come out for a fun time of gaming: XBox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board games.  

Ages 13-17. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Music and Movement: Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Dance, sing and play with your little one! Ages 0-6. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001. 

Teen Book Club: Jan. 21 at 12:30 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Join us for our monthly book club. This month we will be discussing Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo. Ages 13-17. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Homeschool Steam Club: Jan. 23 at 2 p.m., GCLS Logan Library. Fun experiments, crafts, and activities exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

FURever as Friends: Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Sign up to read to one of our adorable therapy animals. Each child will be given a 10-15-minute time slot. All ages. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Baby Music & Movement – Sing, Dance & Play: Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Your baby will enjoy listening to traditional children’s songs, doing fingerplays, bouncing, and laughing with you! Ages 0-2. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

STEM for Homeschoolers: Jan. 27 at 11 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Join us for a monthly STEM activity. Please register each child. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Steam Club: Jan. 27 at 4 p.m., GCLS Logan Library.Join us for an afternoon of experiments and crafts exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register. For more information call 856-241-0202.

Storytime: Jan. 28 at 10:30 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 05. Please register each adult and child.  For more information call 856-467-0111.

Make it Monday: Jan. 30 at 4:30 p.m., GCLS Mullica Hill Library. Join us to make shrinky dink snowflakes! Ages 6 – 12. Registration required. For more information call 856-223-6026.

Literacy Buddies: Are you interested in getting homework or reading help for your child?  Is your teen interested in tutoring?  The Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library provides weekly one-on-one help.  For more information call 856-467-0111.  

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