Logan Library Happenings

Logan Library Happenings

January 3, 2019 0 By mlucas

Library phone number (856) 241-0202.  All GCLS Libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. 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.

Displays – Please contact Branch Manager, Carolyn Oldt, at (856)803-5094 or coldt@gcls.org  if you would like to be our Artist of the Month and display your artwork, or if you have a special collection for our glass display case.

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

GED Preparation & Testing- Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Please register. FREE! Please contact the library for additional locations and times.

Job Readiness: Resume, Cover Letter, Interviewing Skills, Thank-You Notes, Dress for Success- Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Playwright & Screenwriter Club – Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join Creative Director, Cynthia McKnight. Registration requested.

Conversational English – Tutors available. Please call (856) 241-0202 or email coldt@gcls.org.

Logan History Book Club – Monday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: the Battle that Shaped America’s Destiny by Brian Kilmeade. Facilitated by Ben Carlton.

Bucket List Book Club – Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m. Roots by Alex Haley. Facilitated by Lynda Harrison.                                                                            Writers Group Just Write Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7-8:30 p.m. Facilitated by Ben Carlton & Gabby.                    

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

Board Games – Thursdays, 2-4 p.m.      

Tai Chi 6-Week program – Tuesdays, Jan. 8- Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. Please register. Limited to 20.                        

Make & Take Scrapbooking – Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Instructor: Sandi Kiley.

Knit & Crochet Club – Thursdays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 1-3 p.m. Instruction and supplies provided for beginners. Instruction provided by volunteer, Robin McElroy.

Sewing Club –Tuesdays, Jan. 8 & 22, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Marva West & Sylvia Rodgers. Sewing machines and serger sewing machine are available for this program.

Quilting Club – Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1-3 p.m. Instruction provided by Sylvia Rodgers and Marva West.

Plastic Canvas Needlepoint – Wednesdays, Jan. 9 & 23, 1-3 p.m. All supplies provided. Instruction by Nancy Stang.

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.

Youth Programs-

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Take The Challenge! Stop by the children’s desk for a reading log and more information.

Storytimes: Stories, Songs & Craft provided. Themes this month include: Welcome Winter, Snowflakes, How to Build a Snowman, Keeping Warm and Penguins.

Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, Jan. 7, 14 & 28, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Ages 0– 2.  

Toddler Time – Mondays, Jan. 7, 14 & 28, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-3.

Storytime – Fridays, Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5.

New Monthly Saturday Storytime – Saturday, Jan. 12, 11–11:30 a.m. All ages. 

Music Time – Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11–11:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Ages 0-5.

Make & Take Snowman Family Craft – Saturday, Jan. 19. Supplies and instruction provided between 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Registration is requested.

FURever as Friends – Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m. All ages. Parent permission slip required.

Lego Night – Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30–7:30 p.m. All ages. A variety of Lego sizes available. Lego building challenge will be offered; prizes to all who complete the challenge.

Family Movie Night – Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6:30–8 p.m. All ages. We will be showing Teen Titans Go! To the Movies rated PG.  Please bring a blanket for comfy seating; food and drinks permitted.  Popcorn will be served.  A superhero mask craft can be made between 6–6:30 p.m. and 8–8:30 p.m.

Tween Mug Cooking – Thursday, Jan. 24, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Ages 9 – 12. Advance registration required; limited to 15. Please bring 2 microwavable mugs.

Weekly Free Guitar Lessons – Mondays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. All ages; beginner skill level. Please bring your own guitar.

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

Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7-8 p.m. Ages 13-17. Looking for new members to join!