January 2024 County Library Programs

All GCLS libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 for New Years and Monday,

Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Day.

For more information or to register, visit our website at www.gcls.org.

Glassboro Library

2 Center Street

856-881-0011

Children’s Programs:

Baby Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers, babies, and 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.

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.

Music and Movement: Saturday, Jan. 27 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.

STEM Tuesday: Building with Marshmallows, Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 6 p.m. Come out and try your hand at building different types of structures using marshmallows. Ages 6 to 17. Please register. For more information call 856-881-0001.

Adult Programs:

Glassboro Night Readers Book Club: Monday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. We will be discussing All the Sinners Bleed by S.A. Cosby. New members welcome.

Glassboro Page Turner Book Club: Thursday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. We will be discussing The Only One Left by Riley Sager. New members welcome.

Greenwich Library

411 Swedesboro Road

856-423-0684

Children’s Programs

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: Monday, Jan. 8, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Each month we’ll learn some drawing basics and move onto more advanced techniques. Beginners welcome! Ages 8+. Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.

STEAM Club: Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. We’re making winter slime! Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.

Mario Tournament and Crafts: Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. Join us for a Super Smash Bros. Tournament and some fun Mario crafts. Ages 6 to 12. Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.

Kid’s BINGO: Monday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. Play a classic game, fun for all ages! Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.

Build It: Monday, Jan. 29, 4 – 7 p.m. Drop in every month when we bring out all the building materials and build our own creations. We’ve got Magna-tiles, K’Nex, LEGOs, and Connectagrams. All Ages. Please register. For more information, call 856-423-0684.

Adult Programs:

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.

Computer Class: Windows 10: Thursdays Jan. 11, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 2-4 p.m. This 5 week series will build beginners’ knowledge and confidence in moving around a computer. Topics include: Finding and Opening Programs, Managing Windows, Operating Systems, File Storage, Using the Start Menu, and more. Please register and plan to attend all 5 sessions.

Mystery Book Club: Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. Shell Game by Sara Paretsky. Pick up the book at the Greenwich Library. Contact the library for virtual attendance. Please register.

NJ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Thursday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. Curious about New Jersey services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing? Come learn about their hearing aid program, case management services, equipment, and more. This program can be attended by both Deaf and hearing individuals. Please register. Contact the library for virtual attendance.

Craft Time for Adults: Tiny Tile Trivet: Friday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. Design a pattern of 25 colored tiles and glue them into a wooden frame to make a trivet or coaster. Please register.

Biography Book Club: Wednesday Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon. Pick up the book at the Greenwich Library, or call the library for virtual participation. Please register.

Logan Library

498 Beckett Road

856-241-0202

Children’s Programs

Monday Storytimes with Miss Katelyn: Mondays, Jan. 8, 22, and 29 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.

Baby Storytimes: Wednesdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, and 31 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, Jan. 10, 17, 24, and 31 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, Jan. 5, 12, 19, and 26 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.

FURever As Friends Reading Program: Tuesday, Jan. 16 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.

Big Kid Storytime: Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Calling all first and second graders! Enjoy

a storytime just for you! Each month we will read books, sing silly songs, and create crafts. Ages 6-8. Please register.

Tween Make & Take: Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Learn to make something new with Miss Katelyn! Beginners’ projects and fun crafts that you can bring home. A different project

each month. Ages 9 to 12. Please register.

Homeschool Steam Club: Monday, Jan. 29 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, Jan. 11, 18, and 25 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 Programs

Board and Card Games: Thursdays, Jan. 11, 18, and 25 at 1 p.m. Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week.

Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, Jan. 11, 18, and 25 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, Jan. 5, 12, 19, and 26 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, Jan. 9 and 23 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, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. The History Book Club will be held the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Please stop by the circulation desk for this month’s selection.

Homemade Potpourri: Friday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. Have you ever made your own homemade potpourri? Acquire the knowledge of the best plant materials to grow and to dry. Materials are provided. Presented by Rachelle Hasenberg, Registered Horticultural Therapist of Inspirational Horticultural Therapy. Please register, as supplies and space is limited.

Scrapbooking & Crafting: Wednesday, Jan. 10 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, Jan. 22 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!

Crafting with Sandi: Wednesday, Jan. 24 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

856-223-6000

Adult Programs:

Writers’ Roundtable: Tuesdays, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Writers of fiction and nonfiction are welcome to join and share their projects. Drafts in all stages are welcome. Registration required. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Book Club: Monday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. Join our book club. We will be discussing If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais. Everyone welcome. Registration required. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Create Your 2024 Vision Board: Monday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Visualize your goals for 2024 with this fun activity. Registration required. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Adult Craft Program: Monday, Jan. 8 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to join in this Harrison Township Senior Activity program. Craft to be determined. Seating is limited. Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Knitters & Stitchers: Monday, Jan. 8, 22 & 29 at 1 p.m. Join our group of knitters, crocheters and stitchers. All skill levels are welcome to join. Please register since space may be limited. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Chess Club: Monday, Jan. 8, 22 & 29 at 6:30 p.m. Chess club for ages 8 and up, including adults. Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Classic Film Club: Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Bruce Lee’s passing, we will be screening the film “Enter the Dragon.” Seating is limited. Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Drum2bFit: Thursdays, Jan. 11, 18 & 25 at 1:30 p.m. Cardio drumming made fun for everyone! Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Harrison Township Senior Activity: Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to join in this Harrison Township Senior Activity program. A variety of games will be played, including Mahjong and cards. Seating is limited. Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Vocal Performance with Cosette Lyncheski of Dolce Melodies: Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Join singer Cosette Lyncheski for a Night at the Theatre. Cosette will share musical theater songs, both old and new, from the Golden Age of Broadway to the present day. Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

GCLS/Friends of the Library Book Sale: Saturday, Jan. 27 & Sunday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m. Check out our huge selection of lightly used and deeply discounted books for sale. All are welcome. No registration required. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Author Visit: Daniel Yulo: Monday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. Join us as we welcome fast-paced crime author, Daniel Yulo, to the library. Daniel Yulo will be here to discuss his debut novel, Meeting Secure, a robust action thriller that is sure to please. Seating is limited. Please register. Please call 856-467-0111 for additional information.

Children’s Programs:

Baby Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for short stories, songs, and a craft appropriate for ages 0 to 2. Please register.

Toddler Storytime: Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for short stories, songs, and a craft appropriate for ages 2 to 3.

Preschool Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for short stories, songs, and a craft appropriate for ages 3 to 5.

Comic Club: Monday, Jan. 8 at 4:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. This club perfect for fans of graphic novels will meet to learn, draw, create, and share comic strips. Ages 6 to 12. Please register.

Mini Builders: Monday, Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. Play with Magna Tiles, Stretch and Connectors, Cars, and more. Ages 0 to 5.

Music and Movement: Wednesday, Jan. 10 and 24 at 10:30 a.m. Dance, sing, and move with your little one. Ages 0 to 5. Please register.

Chess Club: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Ages 8 and up. Please register.

Yoga for Kids: Thursdays in January at 4:30 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. Join local teen instructor, Mahi Mopal as she guides children through basic yoga poses. Please bring a towel or mat and a waterbottle. Must register.

FURever As Friends: 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Read to a specially trained certified therapy animal. Please register.

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program: Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. Special Olympics Young Athletes is a FREE, inclusive sports program for children ages 2 to 7. All children must participate with a parent or adult guardian. All participants must wear athletic shoes. Please click on the link to register: https://www.sonj.org/sports/young-athletes/communityprograms/

Homeschool STEAM Club: Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 12:30 p.m. We’ll be making fake snow and designing a functional shovel. Ages 3 to 12. Please register.

Make it Monday: Monday, Jan. 29 at 4:30 p.m. We’ll be making fake snow and designing a

functional shovel. Ages 6 to 12. Please register.

Tween Library Lab (new program!): Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. Inspired by the I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis, we will be doing three experiments focused on tornadoes, earthquakes, and icebergs. All materials will be provided. Ages 9 to 12, please register.

Teen Craft: Disco Ball Vase: Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. We’ll be making a disco ball vase using Styrofoam balls and recycled CDs! All materials will be provided. Ages 13 to 18, please

register.

Teen STEAM: Cursive Writing and Calligraphy Workshop: Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Want to learn how to write in pretty fonts? Drop in for a workshop on how to write in cursive and calligraphy! All materials will be provided. Ages 13 to 18, please register.

Teen Book Club: Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. Hang out and chat about what you’re reading. Light snacks and drinks provided. Ages 13 to 18, please register.

All Ages Game Night: Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Come hang out and play some games! A selection will be provided, but also feel free to bring your own. All ages welcome. Please register.

Swedesboro Library

1442 Kings Highway

856-467-0111

Adult Programs:

Needle Arts: Wednesdays, Jan. 10 & 24 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.

Pizza Pan Snowman Craft: Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 2 & 6:30 p.m. Need a door decoration for after the holidays? Come join us at the library in making a Pizza Pan Snowman door decoration. Space is limited and supplies will be provided. Please bring a pizza pan or cookie tray. Please register at www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111.

Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. Join us for lively discussions on an interesting selection of books. This month’s title is Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Children’s Programs:

FURever as Friends: Monday, Jan. 8 & 22 at 6:30 p.m. Sign up to read to one of our adorable

therapy animals. Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot. All ages. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Homeschooler Fun!: Monday, Jan. 8 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, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. If you love writing, this club is for you. Club members can even publish their work in our literary magazine! Ages 13 to 17. Please register. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Storytime: Tuesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30 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.

Storytime: Wednesdays, Jan. 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. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teen Anime Club: Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 4 p.m. (different time this month). 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.

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