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Logan Library Happenings

May 3, 2018 12:01 am0 commentsViews: 25

Logan LibraryLibrary phone number (856) 241-0202.  All GCLS will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observation of Memorial Day.

GCLS Museum Pass Program- Funded by the Friends of the Library. One-week checkout available with valid GCLS adult library card.  Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Children’s Garden, Garden State Discovery Museum, Gloucester County Historical Society, Grounds for Sculpture (Mullica Hill Branch), Independence Seaport Museum, Morris Arboretum, Museum of American History in Deptford (Mullica Hill Branch), National Constitution Center, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Penn Museum and WheatonArts. Visit a museum for FREE! Please see library for details.

Maker Studio Open!  3D Printer, Mac PC, microphone & keyboard, VCR to DVD converter, DVD copying system…technology, Legos, art projects, button maker,  and more all available during regular library hours. Maker Agreement required. 3D Printer Training available by appointment.

GCLS Friends of the Library Book Sale! Saturday, May 19, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Held at the Mullica Hill Library. Please come out and support the Friends.

Adult Programs- Please register for programs at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).

Logan History Book Club – Monday, May 14, 7 p.m. This month’s selection, Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam by Mark Bowden. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club– Tuesday, May 22, 7 p.m. This month’s selection, Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.

Writers Group– Just Write –Wednesdays, May 9 & 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby Glocker.

Socrates Café Discussion Group –Thursdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Coffee and pastries.

Make & Take Scrapbooking Trinket Box– Wednesday, May 23, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Limited to 10. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Sewing Club –Tuesdays, May 8 & 22, 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, May 15, 1-3 p.m. Beginners welcome. Instruction by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesdays, May 16, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Nancy Stang.

Make & Take Hanging Flower Basket – Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m. Please register; limited to 24.

Knit & Crochet Club– Thursdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm. 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.

Universal Class- Learn something new! Over 500 online continuing education courses available to GCLS cardholders. http://www.gcls.org/universalclass

Youth Programs

Special Events:

Make & Take Mother’s Day Craft – Saturday, May 12.  Anytime between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Assistance and supplies will be provided. All Ages welcomed.

Muffins with Mom– Stories, Craft & Treats. Friday, May 11, 10:15 a.m. -11 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Advanced registration required. 30 per time slot.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Cinco de Mayo, Mom is the Best, Police Officers and Garden Growing.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, May 7, 14 & 21*, 10:15–10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.

Toddler Time – Mondays, May 7, 14 & 21*, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Preschool Storytime– Fridays, May 4, 18* & 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5.

*We will be planting our garden on the patio during storytimes Friday, May 18 and Monday, May 21.

Music Time – Wednesdays, May 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, May 4, 18 & 25, 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, May 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, May 29, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. Three sizes of Legos provided along with optional building challenges.

GCLS Chess Club- Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. All ages; all skill levels.

GCLS Beginners Chess – Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 8 to adult.

GCLS Intermediate Chess Strategies – Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 8 to adult. This class is ideal for those who have completed beginner classes.

Teen Make & Take Bath Bombs – Tuesday, May 8, 7-7:45 p.m. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Advisory Meeting – Tuesday, May 8, 7:45-8:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up.

**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 artwork, or if you have a collection for our locking glass case.  Please call (856) 241-0202 or email coldt@gcls.org.

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