For more information or to register, visit our website at www.gcls.org.
411 Swedesboro Road
Baby Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Short books, sing-a-longs, and play for babies and their caretakers. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Storytime: Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Family storytime featuring stories, songs, and crafts appropriate for ages 2-5. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Drawing Club: First Tuesday of the month, 4 p.m. Each month we’ll learn some drawing basics and move onto more advanced techniques. Beginners welcome, whether you’re a practiced doodler or want to start learning, join us! Ages 8+. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Music and Movement: Wednesdays, Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m. Sing, dance, and play with your little one! Ages 2-5. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Costume Swap: Monday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m. Bring your gently used costume(s) for an even exchange! Take home a new ‘fit for this year! Ages 0-17. Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.
Homeschool Club: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. To prepare for the upcoming eclipse, we’ll be doing some special activities. Each registrant will get a pair of eclipse glasses to keep. Only registered patrons will receive glasses. Ages 6-12. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Mini-est Mini Golf: Monday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. Create a mini miniature golf hole complete with obstacles! Ages 6-12. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Spooky Snacks: Monday, Oct. 23, 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. We’ll be making yummy snacks perfect for Halloween! All Ages. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Knit & Crochet Club: Tuesdays from 1-3 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.
Craft Time for Adults: Macramé Coaster: Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m. Create a drink coaster
with a few simple macramé knots. Please register.
Bees & Beekeeping: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. Learn about the harvesting of honey and the value of honeybees, from Lou Fabiani, local beekeeper. Please register.
Mystery Book Club: Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley. Call the library to discuss virtual participation. Please register.
Elder Law for You: Monday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. Learn about the planning documents that you need to make sure you and your assets are protected as you age, from Lynda Hinkle, Esq. Also, discussion about helping an elderly family member or friend, understand the different options including powers of attorney and guardianship. Please register.
Biography Book Club: Wednesday Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts. Pick up the book at the Greenwich Library, or call the library for virtual participation. Please register.
Library Spooktacular: Wednesday Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Adults and children alike are invited to our first annual Halloween celebration, with activities and crafts for young and old, and a costume parade.
Computer Basics Class: Thursdays Oct. 26 through Dec. 7 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. Topics include: Parts of the computer, using the mouse, fixing typos, saving files, filling out forms. Participants should plan to attend all 6 sessions. Please register.
498 Beckett Road
Storytimes: Mondays, Oct. 9, 16, 23, and 30 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.
Baby Storytimes: Wednesdays, Oct. 11, 18, and 25 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, Oct. 11, 18, and 25 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.
Storytimes: Fridays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27 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, Oct. 17 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.
Halloween Costume Donation: Through Oct. 6 and 7, all day. Do you have Halloween costumes in good condition, clean or your kids have outgrown them? We would love for you to drop them off at any GCLS Library location anytime until Oct. 7 during open hours.
Family Lego Night: Thursday, Oct. 5 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, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. Join our Epic Comic Club and
learn how to make your own comics! Ages 6 to 12. Please register.
Halloween Costume Swap: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. Bring an old Halloween costume and swap it for a new one! Costumes must be gently used. Costumes will be for ages 0 to 17.
Tween Make and Take – Spooky Mason Jars: Thursday, Oct. 19 at 4:30 p.m. Transform mason jars into pumpkins and mummies! Ages 9 to 12. Please register, as supplies are limited.
Adult Programs Virtual/Hybrid
Socrates Café: Thursdays, Oct.5, 12, 19, and 26 at 10:30 a.m. 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.
Adult In-Person Programs
Board and Card Games: Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 1 p.m. Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week.
Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19, and 26 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.
Gaming Get-Together: Fridays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 2 p.m. Get together and play a game with other novices at the library! There is a different game highlighted every week. This is a friendly group, but some experience/knowledge of the game is a plus. Please register as we have limited sets.
Quilting & Sewing Club: Tuesdays, Oct. 10 and 24 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.
Fall Yoga Series: Wednesdays, Oct. 11, 18, and 25 at 6:30 p.m. “Fall” in love with yoga this Fall! Learn different asanas, flows, & breath work to cultivate and connect your mind, body, & spirit. An 8-Week program. Please register.
History Book Club: Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. The History Book Club will be held the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Please stop by the circulation desk for this month’s selection.
Scrapbooking & Crafting: Wednesday, Oct. 11 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.
Lake Park Cemetery Tour: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. Join Ben Carlton for a tour of Lake Park Cemetery. We will meet at the entrance gate to the cemetery, 701 Park Avenue, Swedesboro. Wear comfortable shoes and bring bottled water. Please register.
Learn to Play Cribbage: Monday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. Learn how to play Cribbage in a short three-hour session with Game Friendzy. All supplies included.
Bridget Bishop – An Accused Witch: Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. On June 10th, 1692, Bridget Bishop was executed after being found guilty of witchcraft. She was the first of many people executed during the Salem witchcraft crisis of 1692, and her life and death help explain the cause of this tragedy. Mickey DiCamillo will address the questions that swirl around the events of 1692 Salem. Please register.
Tour of Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery: Thursday, Oct. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Join Ben Carlton for a tour of Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery. We will meet at the Mt. Zion AME Church on 172 Garwin Rd, Woolwich Twp. Wear comfortable shoes and bring bottled water. Please register.
Crafting with Sandi: Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. Sandi will guide you through a unique craft! Always something new and interesting to make. Please register as supplies are limited.
Annual “Ghostly” Cemetery Tour: Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Join Ben Carlton for this exciting “ghostly” tour of the Swedesboro cemeteries. The tour will start at the Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library. Be sure to bring a flashlight, wear comfortable shoes,
and bring bottled water. Please register.
Mullica Hill Library
389 Wolfert Station Road
Meet the Author: Susannah Marren, Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. Ms. Marren will share her latest novel, Maribelle’s Shadow. Ms. Marren has also written over a dozen nonfiction books under the pseudonym Susan Shapiro Barash.
Meet the Author: Maria Rodale, Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. Meet the author of Love, Nature, Magic: Shamanic Journeys into the Heart of My Garden. Ms. Rodale has received many awards for her lifetime of service and activism.
1442 Kings Highway
FURever as Friends: Monday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Howl-a-ween Celebration. Feel free to come in costume! Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot. All ages. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Homeschool Fun!: Monday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. This program alternates between STEM projects and art projects on a monthly basis. Please call to register at 856-467-0111.
Teen Writer’s Club: Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. If you love writing, this club is for you. Ages 13 to 17. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Halloween Costume Swap: Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 4:30. Bring your unwanted Halloween costumes and pick up something else! All participants should bring at least one costume. Be sure to register. All ages are welcome.
Story Time: Tuesdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 10:30 a.m. 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.
Story Time: Wednesdays, Oct. 11, 18, & 25 at 10:30 a.m. 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.
Lego League: Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. Come join us for some Lego fun! Build what you like or try our monthly creation challenge. Ages 4 to 12. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Teen Anime Club: Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Come enjoy Anime and Manga with other like-minded fans. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Toddler Music & Movement: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 5. Your toddler will have fun singing traditional children’s songs, marching, and playing instruments. Please register each adult and child. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Teen Gaming: Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Come play video games, board games, card games, and make some new friends!
Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: 19 de Octubre a las 10:30 a.m. Únete a nosotros para nuestra hora de cuentos bilingüe con Maestra Teresa yuna amiga. El espacio es limitado. Cada adulto y niño debe ser registrado.
Halloween Party: Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. Come in costume and join us for a craft, dance activities, and snack! Be sure to register as space is limited.
Baby Music & Movement: Sing, Dance & Play: Thursday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m. Your baby will enjoy listening to traditional children’s songs, and laughing with you! Ages 0 to 2. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Pumpkin Painting: Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. Join us for a fun time of Pumpkin painting! Be sure to register as supplies are limited!
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. Call 856-467-0111 if interested.
A week long Halloween Costume Donation: Week of October 2-7 during library hours. If you are attending the costume swap on the 9 or 11, bring your costumes to that instead. Costumes should be in good condition.
Halloween Costume Swap: Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 4:30. Bring your unwanted Halloween costumes and pick up something else! All participants should bring at least one costume. Be sure to register. All ages are welcome to come with their parents.
Wooden Scarecrow Face: Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Come Join the fun in making a wooden scarecrow face with Ms. Kerri. Supplies included. Space is limited. Register at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111.
Needle Arts: Wednesdays, Oct. 11 and 25 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.
Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Join us for lively discussions on an interesting selection of books. This month’s title is Horse by Geraldine Brooks. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Fraud Watch: Government Imposter Scams: Monday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. Scammers are becoming savvier in their efforts to take your money and/or identity. Stay up to date to understand the top ways to them and more. This presentation can be attended virtually or in person. Presented by the AARP.