Library March 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.

Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library

1442 Kings Highway, Swedesboro 856-467-0111

Adult Programs

Wine Bottle Leprechaun Gnome:  Wednesday, March 15 at 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. Make a Leprechaun Wine Bottle Gnome at the library! Supplies and space are limited. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Needle Arts: Wednesdays, March 8 & 22 at 6:30 p.m. Crochet, knit, or sew your own project or select one of ours. All levels are welcome. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Alternative Approaches to Pain Management: Monday, March 27 at 6 p.m. Learn more about alternative treatments for chronic pain. This presentation is provided by the Southwest Council, Inc. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. This month’s title is The Surgeon’s Daughter by Audrey Blake. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teacup Birdfeeder:  Wednesday, March 29 at 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. Make a bird feeder out of old teacups. Supplies are limited. Please register.  Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Youth Programs

Storytime: Tuesdays,March 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Each adult and child must be registered. Please register for only one session per week. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Storytime: Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 10:30 a.m. Each adult and child must be registered. Please register for only one session per week. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Celebrate Read Across America: Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Celebrate Read Across America with a variety of activities – snack, stories, activities, and a craft! Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

FURever as Friends: Mondays, March 6 & 20 at 6:30 p.m. Sign up to read to a therapy animal. Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot. All ages. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Toddler Music & Movement: Thursday,March 9 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Please register each adult and child. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Anime Club: Thursdays,March 9 & 23 at 6:30 p.m. Ages 13-17. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Homeschool Fun!: Monday,March 13 at 3 p.m. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teen Writer’s Club: Monday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Ages 13-17. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Lego League: Tuesday, March 14 at 4 p.m.  Come join us for some Lego fun! Ages 4-12. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: Marzo 16 de Enero a las 10:30 a.m. 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.

Teen Gaming: Thursday,March 16 at 6:30 p.m. Come out for a fun time of gaming. Ages 13-17. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teen Book Club: Saturday, March 18 at 12:30 p.m. This month we will be discussing One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus, Ages 13-17. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Baby Music & Movement –  Sing, Dance & Play: Thursday, March 23 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 0-2. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

NJ Makers Day:  Saturday, March 25 at 11 a.m. Celebrate with us by participating in one of these activities: beaded stickers, canvas painting and silhouettes, Perler bead ornament, poetry art, decoupage coaster tiles, or make a decorative drum.  Call 856-467-0111 for more information,  to check age ranges, get further information, and to register.

Logan Township Branch Library

498 Beckett Road, Logan Twp. 856-241-0202

March Adult Virtual/Hybrid Programs: 

Best Sellers Book Club: Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. A discussion of the book, The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris. Attendance is in-person or virtually. 

Socrates Café: Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 10:30 a.m. Join us as we pose questions and exchange our thoughts on subjects selected by the group. Attendance is in-person or virtually. 

Medicare, Retirement, and Social Security Information Session: Monday, March 27 at 2 p.m. This presentation will cover everything you need to know about applying for Medicare, Retirement, and a My Social Security account. Earth Nieves, a Social Security Public Affairs Specialist, will explain how Social Security works and answer all your questions. This program will be offered via Zoom or in-person. Please register.

March Adult In-Person Programs:

Board and Card Games: Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 1 p.m.Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week. 

Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 1 p.m.Beginners are always welcome and provided with instruction along with the supplies needed to get started. Bring something you are working on or something you would like to discuss.

Scrapbooking & Crafting: Wednesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. 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.

History Book Club: Monday, March 13, 7 p.m. The History Book Club will be held the 2nd Monday of each month at 7pm. Please stop by the circulation desk for this month’s selection.

Quilting & Sewing Club: Tuesdays, March 14 & 28 at 1 p m. 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.

Snowflake Wall Hanging: Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m.Join us to make a snowflake wall hanging, using a stick, paper snowflakes and beads. Registration required, as supplies are limited.

Delicious Reads Cookbook Club: Tuesday, March 21 at 6 p.m. Pick a recipe to make at home then bring it in to share! March’s theme is Irish food. Bring the cookbook or a copy of your recipe to the meeting or drop it off in advance. Registration required. 

March Youth Programs:

Monday Storytime: Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10:30 a.m.Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register. 

Baby Storytime: Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29 at 10:15 a.m.Our littlest patrons can join us for songs, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0 to 2. Please register.

Movement Storytime: Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29 at 11 a.m. 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.

Friday Storytime: Fridays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register. 

FURever As Friends Reading Program: Tuesdays, March 7 & 21 at 6:30 p.m. 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. 

Family Lego Night: Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m.Make incredible creations with family and friends and conquer our brick-building challenges! All ages. Please register.

Homeschool Epic Comic Club: Monday, March 6 at 2 p.m. Join the Homeschool Epic Comic Club. Ages 6 to 12. Please register.

Dav Pilkey’s Epic Comic Club: Thursday, March 9 at 4 p.m. Join our Epic Comic Club and learn how to make your own comics! Ages 6 to 12. Please register.

No Cook Cooking – Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip: Thursday, March 16 at 4 p.m. This month we are making Choc. Chip Cookie Dough Dip! Recipe includes sugar, butter, cream cheese, chocolate chips, vanilla, and graham crackers. Registration required. Ages 9 to 12.

Homeschool Steam Club: Monday, March 20 at 2 p.m.Fun experiments, crafts, and activities exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register. 

Steam Club: Thursday, March 23 at 4 p.m.Join us for an afternoon of experiments and crafts exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register. 

NJ Makers Day 2023: Saturday, March 25 at 11 a.m. Drop in and celebrate New Jersey Makers Day 2023! We will be making custom keychains, seed balls, and biodegradable bird feeders. Fun for the whole family! Registration required as supplies are limited.

GCLS Mullica Hill Branch

389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill  856-223-6000

Adult Programs:

Meet the Local Author Michael Bradley: Wednesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Mr. Bradley is an award-winning mystery and suspense author who will share with us his secrets to keeping readers on the edge of their seats. Ages 18+. Please register.

Jazz Duo Performance: Wednesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. Join us to hear Brian Betz and Behn Gilece as they play classic and modern pieces.

Youth Programs

Special Olympics Youth Athletes Program: Saturday, March 4 at 10 a.m. Inclusive sports program for ages 2 – 7. All children must participate with a parent or adult guardian. Please register.

 Meet the Author: Saturday, March 18 at 10:30. Meet local author Dana Stonerock and listen to a reading of her new book Clara’s Sleepover Countdown. Please register.

Special Author Storytime: Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. Listen to local author Sharon Gardner read her debut book Max’s Tree. All ages. Please register.

GCLS Greenwich Township Branch

411 Swedesboro Road, Gibbstown 856-423-0684

Adult Programs

Craft Time for Adults: Irish Potatoes: Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy making Irish Potatoes with Pat Collins. All ingredients provided. Registration required.

Knit & Crochet Club: Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Learn to knit or crochet (instruction and materials provided). Get help or inspiration for your current or next project. All skill levels welcome. For more information call 856-423-0684.

Computer Basics: Thursdays Feb 23-March 30 at 2 p.m. Do you feel a little lost or left behind when it comes to computers? This 6-week series will build your knowledge and your confidence as we start at the very beginning. Please register.

Mystery Book Club: Wednesday, March 15 at 2 p.m., GCLS Greenwich Library. Vicious Circle by CJ Box. Call the library to discuss virtual participation. Please register. 

Biography Book Club: Wednesday, March 22 at 2 p.m., GCLS Greenwich Library. I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Call the library to discuss virtual participation. Please register.

Award Winners Book Club: Wednesday, March 22 at 3:30 p.m., GCLS Greenwich Library. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler. Call the library to discuss virtual participation. Please register.

Youth Programs:

Baby Storytime: Thursdays, March 9, 23 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 – 2. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684. 

Storytime: Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30am. Ages 2 – 5. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.

Music and Movement: Wednesdays, March 8, 22 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684. 

Read Across America Storytime: Thursday, March 2 at 4:30 p.m. Join us for a special afternoon storytime celebrating Read Across America! Ages 4-8.

Art Space: Sand Art: Monday, March 6 at 4 or 7 p.m. Ages 7-17 are invited to make wild sand creations. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.

Library Scientists: Fizzing Leprechaun Pots, Monday, March 13 at 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. Ages 4-17. We’re using chemical reactions to make our leprechaun’s pots overflow with rainbows! Registration required. For more information call 856-423-0684.

STEAM Club: Thursday, March 16, 11 a.m. Join us each month for activities to practice STEAM concepts. This month we are making Leprechaun Traps. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.

Puzzle Club: Tuesday, March 21, 4 p.m. Do you love doing puzzles, solving riddles and logic games? Bring your favorites and try out new ones each month! Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.

Maker’s Day Fun: Marble Run! Saturday, March 25 at 11 a.m. Celebrate NJ Maker’s Day by engineering a marble maze or marble run.  All ages. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.

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