All GCLS libraries will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 for Veteran’s Day and Thursday, Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
For more information or to register, visit our website at www.gcls.org.
2 Center Street
Storytime: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft, as we build developmentally-appropriate early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills. Best for ages 2 to 5. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Baby Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers, babies, and their adults enjoy songs, rhymes, movement, and stories as we build developmentally-appropriate early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills. Best for ages 0 to 2. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Thank a Vet: Friday, Nov. 3 through Thursday, Nov. 9 all day. Make a thank you card for our veterans. Cards will then be distributed to local vets in Gloucester County. All supplies provided. All ages. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Celebrate Diwali!: Thursday, Nov. 9, 4 p.m. Come out and celebrate Diwali with us! We will create a fun craft together and learn about this holiday. All Ages. For more information call 856-881-0001.
STEM Tuesday: Pumpkin Pie: Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Make your own personal pumpkin pie in a cup! Children will follow a recipe to create their own and get to enjoy the benefits of their hard work. Fun projects based on science, technology, engineering or math. Ages 6 to 12. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Music & Movement: Saturday, Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Dance, sing and play with your little one! Ages 0 to 6. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Glassboro’s Night Readers Book Club: Monday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll be discussing Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy. Please feel free to stop in and join our discussion. New members are always welcome. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Veterans Appreciation: Wednesday, Nov. 8 all day, GCLS Glassboro Library. Are you a
Vet? Thank you for your service and enjoy a free coffee, tea and donut on us! For more
Information call 856-881-0001.
Glassboro’s Page Turners Book Club: Thursday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. We’ll be discussing Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King. Please feel free to stop in and join us. New members are always welcomed. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Preserve Your Pictures & Heirlooms: Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Have pictures, recipes, written family stories & other paper items that you would like to preserve? Come in to use our scanner to digitize these items onto your own flash drive. Load them up to Ancestry, HeritageQuest & more for your genealogy using the library’s free access to these sites. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Crafter’s Corner: Fall Pumpkin: Monday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Crafter Kerri Norris will help you create this seasonal wooden wall hanging. All supplies provided. Must register as space is limited. For more information call 856-881-0001.
Silhouette Crafting Machine Demonstration: Tuesdays, Nov. 14 and 28 at 6 to 8 p.m. Learn how to use our Silhouette Cameo Vinyl Cutter. From tissue paper to cardboard, vinyl and fabrics, this cutter does it all. For adults and teens ages 13+. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.
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 to 5. Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.
Drawing Club: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 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.
Homeschool Club: Thursday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. We’ll be continuing our work on a Mission to Mars! Using different STEM challenges, we’ll learn how scientists and engineers are working to make travel to Mars possible! Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Thanksgiving Craft: Monday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. Paint a figurine that can be a succulent planter or a trinket holder. Ages 6 to 12. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Build It: Monday, Nov. 27, 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. Every month we bring out all the building materials and let everyone build their own creations! We’ve got Magnatiles, K’Nex, Legos, and Connectagrams. All Ages. Please register. For more information call 856-423-0684.
Basic Computer Skills Class: Thursdays 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 in using a PC or laptop. Please register and plan to attend all sessions. Topics include: Mouse skills, fixing typos, drives and moving files, and more.
Craft Time for Adults: Page-to-Pumpkin Transformation: Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. You’ll create a nice seasonal decoration for the month of November when you trim the pages of a book into a pumpkin shape and paint it orange. Please register.
Knit & Crochet Club: Tuesdays, Nov. 14, 21, and 28 from 1 to 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.
Mystery Book Club: Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Pick up the book at the Greenwich Library. Contact the library for virtual attendance. Please register.
Biography Book Club: Wednesday Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson by William Sounder. Pick up the book at the Greenwich Library, or call the library for virtual participation. Please register.
498 Beckett Road
Monday Storytimes with Miss Katelyn: Mondays, Nov. 6, 20, and 27 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.
Baby Storytimes: Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 15, 22, and 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, Nov. 8, 15, 22, and 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 Storytimes with Miss Katelyn: Fridays, Nov. 3 and 17 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, Nov. 7 and 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, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. Make incredible creations with family and friends and conquer our brick-building challenges! All ages. Please register.
Diwali Storytime: Monday, Nov. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft with a focus on the holiday of Diwali. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.
Homeschool Epic Comic Club: Monday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. Join our Epic Comic Club and learn how to make your own comics! Ages 6 to 12. Please register.
Tween Make & Take – Scrunchies: Thursday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m. Learn to sew and make your own scrunchie! This is a great project for beginners. Ages 9 to 12. Please register.
Homeschool Steam Club: Monday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. Fun experiments, crafts, and activities exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register.
Adult Programs Virtual/Hybrid:
Socrates Café: Thursdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30 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, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30 at 1 p.m. Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week.
Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 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.
Gaming Get-Together: Fridays, Nov. 3, 17, and 24 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, Nov. 14 and 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.
History Book Club: Monday, Nov. 13 at 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.
Scrapbooking & Crafting: Wednesday, Nov. 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.
Chatterbox Monday: Monday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. Come gather at the library for an evening of casual conversation: from tea to technology, favorite local businesses to global perspectives – let’s share stories, interests, and insights. A delightful blend of conversation, camaraderie, and connection. Bring friends!
Delicious Reads Cookbook Club: Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Pick a recipe to make at
home then bring it in to share! November’s theme is “Holiday Cookie Swap”. Bring the
cookbook or a copy of your recipe to the meeting or drop it off in advance. Sign ups are
Crafting with Sandi: Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. Sandi will guide you through a unique craft! Always something new and interesting to make. Please register, as supplies are usually limited.
Mullica Hill Library
389 Wolfert Station Road
Guerilla War at the Jersey Shore – The Pine Robber Phenomenon: Wednesday, Nov. 8 at
4:30 p.m. Presented by historian and educator Joseph Wroblewski, this program examines what was in reality a civil war during the Revolution between Patriots and Loyalists centered mainly in Coastal Monmouth and Burlington Counties and the almost one million-acre Jersey Pinelands. This presentation can be attended in-person or virtually. Please register
History of the Cranberry: Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. Join us as we welcome food historian Judith Krall-Russo for an engaging presentation on the history of one of New Jersey’s iconic agricultural products: The cranberry! This presentation can be attended in-person or virtually. This presentation is made possible with funds provided by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Please register.
1442 Kings Highway
Story Time: Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, & 28 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for a fun time of stories, songs, and crafts. 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.
Story Time: Wednesdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, and 29 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. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Lego League: Tuesday, Nov. 14 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, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Come enjoy Anime and Manga with other like-minded fans. Feel free to dress in character. Ages 13 to 17. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Toddler Music & Movement: Thursday, Nov. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 5. Your toddler will have fun singing traditional children’s songs, doing fingerplays, dancing, marching, and playing instruments. Please register each adult and child. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.
Teen Gaming: Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. Come play video games, board games, card games, and make some new friends!
Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: 16 de Noviembre a las 10:30 a.m., Margaret Dombrosky
Swedesboro Public Library. Únete a nosotros para nuestra hora de cuentos bilingüe con
Maestra Teresa y una amiga.. El espacio es limitado. Cada adulto y niño debe ser registrado.
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.
Yoga for All: Thursdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30 at 7 p.m. Connecting the mind, body, and soul. Come learn yoga breathwork and yoga postures. All levels welcome. Please register at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.
Needle Arts: Wednesdays, Nov. 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.
Crafts with Kerri – Nail Turkey Craft: Wednesday, Nov. 15 – 6:30 p.m. Come make a banging turkey craft by using nails and yarn with Ms. Kerri. Supplies are limited. Space is limited. Register at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111. Please bring a hammer to the class.
Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Join us for lively discussions on an interesting selection of books. This month’s title is Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.