Library Programs & Events for March

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Glassboro Library

101 Rowan Blvd.

856-881-0011

Children’s Programs

Storytime: Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Family story time featuring stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. 

Baby Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Short books, sing-a-longs, and play for babies and their caretakers. Ages 0 to 2. 

Amazing Art: Thursday March 7 at 4 p.m. Come out and create your own St. Patrick’s Treat Cup! Ages 4 to 12. Please register. 

STEAM Tuesdays: Tuesday March 12 at 6 p.m. Come out and create a rainbow with Skittles! Ages 6 to 17.  

Homeschool Hangout: Friday March 15 at 10:30 a.m. Come and build a bridge and test how much it can old. Ages 6 to 17.  

Music and Movement: Saturday March 23 at 10:30 a.m. Dance, Sing and play with your little ones! Ages 0 to 6. 

Adult Programs

Glassboro Afternoon Readers Book Club: Monday March 4 at 2 p.m. This month’s selection is In Five Years by Rebecca Serle. New members welcome.

Crafter’s Corner: St. Patrick’s Paper Fan Wreath: Monday, March 11 at 6 p.m. Join us to create a holiday by making fans and designing a wreath. Please register. 

Glassboro’s Page Turners Book Club: Thursday March 14 at 2 p.m. This month’s selection is The Push by Ashley Audrain. 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. Ages 0 to 2. For more information, call 856-423-0684.   

Storytime: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Family story time featuring stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. For more information, call 856-423-0684. 

Drawing Club: Monday, March 4th at 4 p.m. Each month we’ll learn some basic drawing techniques. Beginners welcome! Ages 6+. Please register.

NJ Makers Day Cardboard Extravaganza Saturday, March 16, 10:30-1:30.  Children and adults aged 4 to 104 are invited to drop in and use Makedo (fun and kid-safe cardboard tools) to help build a collaborative cardboard structure. Individual cardboard builds also encouraged.    

STEAM Club: Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Get ready for the total solar eclipse happening in April. Attendees will receive a pair of eclipse glasses. Ages 6 to 12. Please register. 

Build It!: Monday, March 25 at 4 p.m. Each month we’ll have a new building challenge with LEGOS, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, and more! Ages 4 to 12. 

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.  

Monday Night Needlers: Monday March 11 and 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your fiber arts project or learn to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, etc. Beginners and experienced crafters welcome.

Computer Class: Internet Basics: Thursdays, March 7 to April 4, 2-4 p.m. Do you feel a little lost or left behind when it comes to the internet? This 5 week series will build your knowledge and your confidence. You will learn to use a browser to get what you need from a website, search

Logan Library

498 Beckett Road

856-241-0202

Children’s Programs

Monday Storytimes with Miss Katelyn: Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, and a craft. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.  

Baby Storytimes: Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27 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 6, 13, 20, and 27 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, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 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 5 and 19 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: Friday, March 1 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, March 7 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: Thursdays, March 14 and 28 at 4:30 p.m. Calling all first and second graders! Enjoy a story time just for you! Each month we will read books, sing silly songs, and create crafts. Ages 6-8. Please register.

Tween Make & Take: Thursday, March 21 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.

Craft & Conquer: A NJ Makers Day Adventure!: Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate NJ Makers Day with miniature painting and adventuring. Take home your very own D&D character and more! Something for all ages. Please register, as some supplies are limited. Sponsored by New Jersey Makers Day.

Homeschool Steam Club: Monday, March 25 at 2 p.m. Fun experiments, crafts, and activities exploring STEAM concepts. Ages 6 to 8. Please register.  

Adult Virtual/Hybrid Programs:  

Best Sellers Book Club: Wednesday, March 6 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, March 7, 14, 21, and 28 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, March 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 1 p.m. Have a fun time playing board games. A variety of games are played each week.

Knit & Crochet Club: Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28 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, March 1, 8, 15, and 22 at 1 p.m. Get together and play a game with other novices at the library! There is a different game highlighted every week. Please register, as we have limited sets.

Quilting & Sewing Club: Tuesdays, March 12, 26 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, March 11 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, March 13 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, March 18 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. Bring friends!

Gut Health: Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. Learn about Gut Health with Rutgers Family and Community Health Sciences. Please register.

Crafting with Sandi: Wednesday, March 27 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

Children’s Programs

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. **No story time March 1st

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

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.  

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

Mini Builders: Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m. Play with Magna Tiles, Stretch and Connectors, Cars, and more! Ages 0 to 5.

Comic Club: Monday, March 4 at 4:30 p.m. Ages 6 to12. This club is perfect for fans of graphic novels will meet to learn, draw, create, and share comic strips. Please register.

Special Olympics Young Athletes Program: Saturday, March 9 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/youngathletes/communityprograms/

FURever As Friends: Thursdays, March 14, 28 at 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Read to a specially trained certified therapy animal. Please register.

Make it Monday: Monday, March 18 at 4:30 p.m. Draw and paint a squishmallow. Ages 6 to 12. Please register.

Homeschool STEAM Club: Wednesday, March 20 at 12:30 p.m. Celebrate Women’s History Month by studying about Maria Merian, the woman who discovered metamorphosis through art. Limited supplies; please register. Ages 4 to 12.

Tween Library Lab:  Wednesday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m. We’ll learn how to use sunoculars, telescopes, and participate in science activities to learn about the solar eclipse. Ages 9 to 12, please register.

Robotics for Kids: Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. Introduction to Robotics led by the Clearview Robotics Team 9848 GearView! Kids will learn about robotics, 3D modeling, and building with mini activities. Mini activities include building Lego kits, programming and using code.org’s Hour of Code. This program is part of a series that will run until the summer! Ages 8 to 14, registration required.

Music and Movement: Wednesday, March 27 at 10:30 a.m. Sing, dance, and play with your little one. Ages 2 to 5. Please register.  

Teen Programs:

Clearview Student Book Club: Tuesday, March 5 at 4: p.m. Student led book discussing

“Hush, Hush” by Becca Fitzpatrick. Ages 13 to 17.

Teen Game Night: Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. Let’s get together and play some games! Board games, video games, and card games will be available. Also, feel free to bring a game of your choice. Please register.

Teen Craft: Snow Globe: Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. We will be making a snow globe using jars, water, glitter, and little figurines. Ages 13 to 18, please register.

Teen Wellness Project: Wednesday, March 13 at 5 p.m. This week’s theme is Stress Management. Teens will practice mindfulness and meditation led by local teen Mahi Mopal.  Ages 13 to 18, please register.

Teen Book Club: Monday, March 25 at 6 p.m. A book club led by local teens. Title to be chosen at the previous meeting. Ages 13 to 18, please register.

Teen Chefs: Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. Make your own pizza bagels. Ingredients include sauce, cheese, and plain bagels. Ages 13 to 18, please register.

Teen Wellness Project: Wednesday, March 27. This week’s theme is Staying Away from Toxins. The activity will be focused on detoxing from electronics and group discussion. Ages 13 to 18, please register.

Adult Programs

Book Club: Monday, March 4 at 1 p.m. We will be discussingThe Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. Everyone is welcome. Registration required.  Please call 856-223-6050 for additional information.

Knitters & Stitchers: Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25 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 856-223-6050 for additional information.

Chess Club: Mondays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 6:30 p.m. Chess club for ages 8 and up, including adults. Please register. Please call 856-223-6050 for additional information.

Women’s Rights Presentation: Monday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. Join GCLS and the NJ State Bar Association’s Speakers Bureau for a presentation on Women’s Rights in New Jersey. Speaker, Megan Knowlton Balne, will speak about the gender pay gap and how the legal system is fighting to eliminate inequities. Please register.  

Book Club: Tuesday, March 5 at 2 p.m. We will be discussing This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. Everyone is welcome. Registration required.  

Genealogy Club: Tuesday, March 5 at 4 p.m. Come share your research, learn tips and strategies, and see what others have discovered about their pasts. No registration required. Beginners welcome. 

Writers’ Roundtable: Tuesdays, March 5 & 19 at 6:30 p.m. Writers of fiction and nonfiction are welcome to join and share their projects. Participants will be reading and discussing each other’s work. Drafts in all stages are welcome. Registration required. 

Author Visit Ann Elder: Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. Come meet Ann Elder, author of Current of Silence and The Silence is Broken. Ms. Elder will share inspirations for her drama filled tales that take place in small town America. Ms. Elder will be selling and signing her books. Please register for this event.

Creative Aging Initiative – Senior Art Program: Fridays, March 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 1 p.m. Join us for an 8-week artist residency, where you explore techniques from different mediums. Classes are intended for seniors 55 years and older. Funding is provided by the Creative Aging Initiative grant from the NJ State Council on the Arts. 

Adult Craft Program, Harrison Township Senior Activity: Monday, March 11 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.

Women’s Health – How to Maintain Good Health During Pregnancy and Beyond: Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. Join GCLS and certified birthing doula, Jordan Dizon, for an informational session about maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy and your postpartum journey. Please register.

The Time to Hear is Here: Wednesday, March 12 at 2 p.m. Meet Mr. Ron Gottardi, consultant, educator, researcher, and public speaker. He will discuss hearing problems in the senior population, why Medicare should cover hearing aid costs and new advances in hearing aid technology. Please register for this program. 

Classic Film Club: Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. We will be screening the film A Hard Day’s Night starring the Beatles. Seating is limited. Please register. 

Workshop to Empower Women Through Financial Independence: Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Savvy Sisters Volunteer Organization will share how to develop financial independence regardless of your financial situation and your age. All women can benefit from learning new skills in budgeting and saving your earnings. Registration is required.  

Harrison Township Senior Activity: Tuesday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to join in this Harrison Township Senior Activity program. Activity to be determined. Seating is limited. Please register.

Jazz Duo Performance: Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. Join us to hear the smooth sounds of Brian Betz and Behn Gillece in the main library.

Meditation and Sound Bath: Monday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for a relaxing and restorative meditation and sound bath session. Please register.  

Archaeology and the Delaware Indians: Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. Join us as we welcome Dr. Richard Veit, Professor of Anthropology at Monmouth University, for a presentation on the lives of the Native Americans who resided in the Delaware Valley. This presentation can be attended in-person at the library or virtually over Zoom and is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council on the Humanities. Registration required.

Swedesboro Library

1442 Kings Highway

856-467-0111

Children’s Programs

FURever as Friends: Mondays, March 4 & 18 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, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Experience various art mediums and activities.  

Story Time: Tuesdays,March 5, 12, 19, & 26 at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5. Please register for only one session per week. 

Introduction to the Microscope:  Friday, March 8 at 4 p.m. Four Kingsway students are providing this class to introduce your child(ren) on how to use a Microscope.  Please register.

Homeschool Fun!: Monday, March 11 at 3 p.m. This program alternates between STEM projects and art projects. Please register.

Teen Writer’s Club:  Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m. If you love writing, this club is for you. Ages 13 to 17. Please register.

Lego League: Tuesday, March 12 at 4 p.m. Build what you like or try our monthly creation challenge. Ages 4 to 12. Please register.

Teen Anime Club: Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy Anime and Manga with other likeminded fans. Ages 13 to 17.

Story Time: Wednesdays,March 13, 20, & 27 at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 to 5.

Please register for only one session per week.

Toddler Music & Movement: Thursday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2 to 5. Fingerplays, dancing, marching, Singing and instruments.

NJ Makers Day:  Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m. Check our online calendar and choose one activity you would like to do!  Space is limited per activity, be sure to register.

Tiempo de cuentos bilingüe: 21 de Marzo a las 10:30 a.m.  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, March 19 at 4 p.m. Play video games, board games, card games, and make some new friends!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Celebrate Mr. Roger’s birthday:  Wednesday, March 20 at 4 p.m. Celebrate Mr. Roger’s birthday! We’ll make some pictures about our neighborhood and kindness for our picture window and have some snacks. 

Baby Music & Movement:  Thursday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 0 to 2.  Enjoy traditional songs, bouncing, hugging, and clapping. Space is limited. Please register.

Easter Craft:  Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. Make a cute craft for the Easter holiday. Please register each child.

Teen Book Club:  Tuesday, March 26 at 4 p.m. This month’s selection is The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen.   

Celebrate the Upcoming Eclipse:  Thursday, March 28 at 4 p.m. We will have different stations of activities, snacks, and each participant will receive a pair of eclipse glasses. 

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.

Adult Programs

Leprechaun Pot of Gold:  Wednesday, March 6 at 2 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. Love Leprechauns, Love Gold, come to the library to make a craft that puts both together for St. Patrick’s Day.  Supplies and space limited.  Please register.

Needle Arts: Wednesdays, March 13 & 27 at 6:30 p.m. Crochet, knit, or sew your own project or select one of ours.    

Fresh Flower Arrangement Class:  Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. Presented by Rachelle Hasenberg of Inspirational Horticultural Therapy.  

Page Turners Adult Book Club: Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. This month’s title is Beyond That, the Sea by Laura Spence.

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