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Logan Library Happenings

February 1, 2018 12:01 am0 commentsViews: 21

Library phone number (856) 241-0202

GCLS Museum Pass Program- Funded by the Friends of GCLS. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card.  Please see library for details.

Spread the Love- GCLS will be accepting Food for Fines in conjunction with the Gloucester County Cares About Hunger food drive. $1 off your eligible GCLS late fees for each item donated. See library for details. Feb. 14-March 6.

Adult Programs- Please register for programs at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).                                                        Franklin Delano Roosevelt “An Arsenal for Democracy” Living History Performance – Monday, Feb. 19, 1-2 p.m. All ages. Refreshments will be served.  First Person Interpreter, Neill Hartley, of the American Historical Theatre of Philadelphia gives a fabulous performance. “This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.”                                                                                                                         Achieving Self-Compassion – Thursday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Join Nate Terrell, licensed clinical social worker and author, in a discussion about self-compassion. If you are last on the list of people to care for…this program is for YOU! Nate will have his book Achieving Self-Compassion: Giving Yourself the Gifts of Happiness and Inner Peace for sale after the program. This program is sponsored by Friends of GCLS.

Employment Programs: The Modern Resume – Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m. Interviewing Skills – Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m. Instructors provided by RCGC.

Make & Take- Homemade Soap – Thursday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Please register limited to 24.

Book Clubs: Best Sellers Book Club – Wednesday, 7pm, Feb. 7. This month’s selection, My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira. Facilitated by Carolyn Oldt.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, 7 p.m., Feb. 12. This month’s selection, Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.  Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club– Tuesday, 7 p.m., Feb. 27. This month’s selection Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Writers GroupJust Write –Wednesday, Feb. 14 & 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby Glocker.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Scrapbooking – Wednesday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Please bring 4 or 5 4×6 photos; paper supplies provided. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint– Wednesday, Feb. 7 & 21, 1-3 p.m. Instructor: Nancy Stang.

Sewing Club –Tuesdays, Feb. 13 & 27, 1-3 p.m. Please bring your working sewing machine and instruction booklet if you have one, or use the library’s machines. Instruction by Marva West and Sylvia Rodgers.  Please register.

Quilters’ Club – Tuesdays, Feb. 6 & 20, 1-3 p.m. Beginners welcome. Instruction by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

Technology: 3D Printer Certification available by appointment. Call 856-241-0202.

One-on-One Computer Classes- 1-hour Instruction: Basic Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Google Drive, Ancestry.com and Email. Please call for an appointment.

Librarian by Appointment- 1-hour assistance available for reference, job search, resume, cover letters, etc. Please call for an appointment.

Career Connections Navigator– available for one-on-one assistance; please make an appointment.

Youth Programs

Special Events:

Make & Take Valentines – Saturday, Feb. 10. Anytime between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Assistance and supplies will be provided. All ages welcomed.

Franklin D. Roosevelt “An Arsenal for Democracy” Living History Performance – Monday, Feb. 19, 1 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:15–10:45 a.m.  Ages 0– 2.

Toddler Time – Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Preschool Storytime– Fridays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 11-11:30 a.m.  Ages 3-5.

Music Time – Wednesdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10:15-10:45 a.m.  Ages 0-5.

FURever as Friends – Practice and enhance your reading skills and fluency by reading aloud to our furry friends.    Tuesdays, Feb. 6 & 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  All ages.  3 sizes of Lego provided along with optional building challenges.

Teen Make & Take Chocolate Treats – Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 13 – 17. Limited to 15; advance registration required.

Teen Advisory Board – Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7:30–8:30 p.m. Ages 13 – 17. New members always welcome.

Teen Book Club – Thursday, 2/22 7:00 – 8:00pm. Call or stop in the library for this month’s selection.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

**Teens interested in volunteering at the library can stop in or call 856-803-5096 for more information.**

Please call branch manager, Carolyn Oldt, at the Logan Library if you would like to be our Artist of the Month and display your art work, or if you have a collection for our locking glass case: (856) 241-0202 or email coldt@gcls.org.

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