County Library System Programs and Events for February

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

Logan Library

Children’s Programs

Monday Storytimes with Miss Katelyn: Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.

Baby Storytimes: Wednesdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28 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, Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28 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, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 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, Feb. 6 and 20 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.

Teen Wellness Program: Fridays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 at 4 p.m. For teens by teens! Join teen presenter Mahalakshmi Mopal for an eight week wellness program. Topics include healthy habits, movement, sleep, and stress management. Please register in advance.

Family Lego Night: Thursday, Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Make incredible creations with family and friends and conquer our brick-building challenges! All ages. Please register.

Big Kid Storytime: Thursday, Feb. 8 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 to 8. Please register.

Tween Make & Take: Thursday, Feb. 15 at 4:30 p.m. Learn to make something new with Miss Katelyn! Beginner’s projects and fun crafts that you can bring home. A different project each month. Ages 9 to 12. Please register.

Homeschool Steam Club: Monday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. Fun experiments, crafts, and activities exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register.

Adult Programs Virtual/Hybrid

Best Sellers Book Club: Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. A discussion of the book “All That Is Mine I Carry with Me” by William Landay. Attendance is in-person or virtually.

Socrates Café: Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 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, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 1 p.m. Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week.

Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 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, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 at 1 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.

Introduction to Rummikub: Monday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. Game Friendzy is back to lead a one-afternoon session perfect for anyone who wants to learn Rummikub! All supplies

included. Must register as seating is limited.

Quilting & Sewing Club: Tuesdays, Feb. 13 and 27 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, Feb. 12 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.

Scrapbooking & Crafting: Wednesday, Feb. 14 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, Feb. 19 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!

Functional Foods for Life – Chocolate: Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Join nutritionists from Rutgers Cooperative Extension as we explore “Chocolate: Is It the New Health Food?”. Recipes and taste-testing included.

Crafting with Sandi: Wednesday, Feb. 28 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.

Swedesboro Library

Children’s Programs

Introduction to Piano for 1st & 2nd Graders: Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, & 26 at 4 p.m. includes how to read music, identify notes on a keyboard and play a simple tune or two. Please register. Space is limited.

Introduction to Piano for 3rd & 4th graders: Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, & 26 at 4:30 p.m. includes how to read music, identify notes on a keyboard and play a simple tune or two. Please register. Space is limited.

FURever as Friends: Mondays, Feb. 5 & 19 at 6:30 p.m. Read to one of our adorable therapy animals. All ages. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Teen Art Club: Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Experience various art mediums and activities.

Story Time: Tuesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, & 27 at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. Please register for only one session per week. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Story Time: Wednesdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21, & 28 at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. Please register for only one session per week. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Toddler Music & Movement: Thursday, Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Fingerplays, dancing, marching, Singing and instruments. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Homeschool Fun!: Monday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. This program alternates between STEM projects and art projects. Please register. For more information call 856-467-0111.

Teen Writer’s Club: Monday, Feb. 12 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.

Lego League: Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. 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, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy Anime and Manga with other likeminded fans. Ages 13 to 17. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: 15 de Febrero a las 10:30 am. 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.

Teen Gaming: Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. Play video games, board games, card games, and make some new friends! Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Baby Music & Movement: Thursday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 2. Enjoy traditional songs, bouncing, hugging, and clapping. Space is limited. Please register.

Teen Book Club: Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. This month’s selection is The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Read Across America Celebration: Thursday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. Celebrate Read Across America with stories, craft, and snacks! Be sure to register. For information, call 856-467-0111.

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.

Adult Programs

Yoga for All: Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15, & 22 at 6:30 pm. Learn yoga breathwork and yoga postures. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Three Hearts Craft: Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Make a Three-heart decoration door craft. Supplies & space limited. Please register. For more information, call 856-467-0111.

Needle Arts: Wednesdays, Feb. 14 & 28 at 6:30 pm. Crochet, knit, or sew your own project or select one of ours. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. This month’s title is Thursday Murder Club #1by Richard Osman. Call 856-467-0111 for more information.

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