library will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
East Greenwich Library
535 Kings Highway
Mickleton, NJ 08056
Monday 10 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-8 pm
CLOSED: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Borrowing Policies: Books,
Magazines, CDs, CD Audiobooks, Playaways 2 weeks. Videos 3 days or 2
East Greenwich Library Events:
Pre-School Story Hours:
Story hours for children ages 2-5 are held each Monday at 11 a.m.
May programs include: May 6 – May Flower Basket; May 13 – Colorful
Caterpillars; May 20 – Bird Nests.
Book Discussion Clubs:
The Evening Club meets on the first Wednesday of
each month, and will discuss Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin on May
1 at 6:30 p.m. The Afternoon Club meets on the third Thursday of each
month and will discuss Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks on May 16 at
Knitters meet on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. to work on individual projects
and share patterns, ideas and yarn. New members are always welcome.
Beginners should bring a pair of size 8 knitting needles and a skein of
worsted weight yarn (marked as medium weight, #4).
Knitting Class - Washcloths and
Dishcloths – Wednesday, May 22 at 2 p.m. This class is for new knitters
who have mastered the basic knit and purl stitches and are ready to tackle
your first project. You will learn how to read a simple pattern and create
interesting designs by combining these two stitches to create an easy wash
or dishcloth. Please call the library for details on materials. Advance
registration is required.
Food For Thought:
“Outdoor Dining” – Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Picnic and barbeque
weather is here! Bring a taste and the recipe for your favorite outdoor
food and we’ll share ideas from soup to dessert for casual outdoor
entertaining. Please register in advance.
National Library Week - Author
Visit - Patricia Brady-Danzig,
“Fabrizio’s Fable” - Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and children
will be charmed by this tale of a smart little Italian mouse named
Fabrizio, who outwits Luigi, the cat. The author will read the story in
both English and Italian, followed by the Fabrizio Song, recorded by the
Celebration Singers Children Choir. Don’t miss this delightful program!
Computer Classes: Managing and editing
Digital Photos, Wednesday, May 15 at 2 p.m.
Adult Programs: Please
check the Events Calendar at
www.gcls.org for programs scheduled after press time. You may
register for programs online or by calling the library at 856-423-1149.
Volunteers: The library is seeking
adult volunteers who are willing to commit 2 to 5 hours a week assisting
staff with a variety of tasks. If you are able to donate your time to a
very worthy cause, please contact us as soon as possible to arrange an
If you have a special talent you would like to share or
an idea for a program, please let us know.
Gloucester County Library System
498 Beckett Road,
Logan Twp. NJ 08085
Thursday 10am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
with A/C Cool place to relax!
Borrowing Policies: Books, Magazines, CDs, CD Audiobooks, Playaways 2
weeks. Videos 3 days or 2 weeks.
New @ the Library
Free Music Downloads…Freegal... eBooks are now available! Ask a
Librarian 24/7 Service
Movie & Discussion
- Prince Among Slaves- Thursday, May 9, 7
p.m. Provided by the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys…NEH,
Knit & Stitch -
Thursdays, May 9 & 23, 1-3 p.m. Supplies provided to beginners.
Knit & Stitch - Getting Started:
Genealogy Part 1 – Monday, May 13, 7-8 p.m. Please register.
Make and Take Container Gardening -
Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. Please bring a container. Advance registration
Socrates Cafe’ - Thursdays, May 2, 9,
16, 23, 30, 10:30-12 p.m. This Adult discussion group meets over coffee
GCLS Chess Club & Board
Games – New Day! Monday evenings, 6-8:45 p.m. All skill levels
welcome. All Ages. USCF Affiliated Chess Club. May 6, 13 & 20.
Writer’s Group Just Write! Wednesdays,
May 8 & 22, 7-8:45 p.m. If you enjoy creative writing, this group is for
YOU! Share your work in a supportive environment. We are now publishing
- Meets the first Wednesday of the month. Stop by the front desk for a
copy of our selection, "The Island" by Victoria Hislop May 1, 7 p.m.
Recommended by our Australian friends from across the globe!
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics – Monday, May 6, 7-8 p.m. Please
Planting – Friday, May 3, 10:30–11:30
a.m. Ages 2 - 5. Join us for a story about gardens followed by the
planting of our vegetable garden.
Celebrate Police Appreciation Week!
Visit from Logan Police Department – Friday, May 17, 10:30–11 a.m. Ages 2
Stories, Songs & Craft provided
Baby’s Way to Books – Mondays, 10:15–10:45
a.m. Ages birth – 2 years old.
Toddler Time – Mondays, 11-11:30 a.m. & Fridays 10:15-10:45. Ages 2- 3
Preschool Storytime – Fridays, 11–11:30 a.m. Ages 4 – 5 years old.
Autism Spectrum Storytime &
Craft – Saturday, May 11, 11–11:30 a.m. Ages 5 – 10.
Music Time – Wednesdays, May 1 & 15,
11–11:30 a.m. Ages 0 – 5 years old.
Lunch Bunch - Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m.
Bring your lunch and enjoy stories and crafts. Ages 4-6. Last meeting on
May 29 will be a pizza party. Please register in advance.
Little Yogis – Tuesday, May 21, 10:30–11 a.m. Ages 3 – 5.
Please bring a mat or beach towel.
PAWS Read Program
– Tuesday, May 7 & 21, 6:30–7:30. Please sign up for 10-minute time
slot. Pet Assistance Volunteer Visitation Services (PAWS).
– Tuesday, May 14, 6:30-7:30. All Ages.
Tween Club Tissue Paper Craft –
Tuesday, May 28, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Ages 9 -12. Please
register in advance.
We would love to hear from you! We are now accepting donations of video &
DS game equipment & video games (rated Teen & Everyone).
We would love to hear from you! Please call branch
manager, Carolyn Oldt at the Logan library with your program & purchase
ideas (856) 803-5094 or email
Swedesboro Public Library Branch
1442 Kings Highway
Swedesboro NJ 08085
Monday – Thursday 10am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Books, Magazines, CDs, CD Audiobooks, Playaways 2 weeks. Videos 3 days or
Join us for
our special programs:
“Memories of Life in New
Sweden” – Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m. Aleasa Hogate of the New
Sweden Centre will perform as her ancestor, Elisabeth Dalbo, who lived in
Raccoon (Swedesboro) in the 17th century. Aleasa brings with her a trunk
filled with items used by Swedish colonists. This is an ideal interactive
program for both adults and children. Join us for this enjoyable,
educational, and interactive program. Call 856-467-0111 for more
information. This program is made possible in part by funds from the NJ
Historical Commission, a division of the Dept. of the State, and the
Gloucester County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Gloucester County
Adult Computer Programs:
Microsoft Word Basics: Wednesday, May 1, 10 a.m.;
Open Computer Lab Session: Wednesday, May 1, 12 p.m.;
Microsoft PowerPoint Basics: Thursday, May 18, 2 p.m.
Adult Book Club – The adult book club
meets the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. May’s date is Tuesday, May
21. Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.
PAWS for Reading
– Register your child to read to a trained therapy dog for a 15 minute
time slot, Mondays, May 6 & 20 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please register by
calling 467-0111 or at the library. Permission slips are required.
– Story Time is a fun time! We meet on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. (May
7, 14, 21 & 28). Story Time is best suited for children ages 2-1/2 to 5
years of age. Registration required.
Afternoon Story Time – Wednesday afternoons at 1 p.m. May’s
dates are May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 – Library meeting Room. Registration
Time: “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Bring your baby to a fun time
of music – familiar songs, activities and fingerplays. Baby Time meets on
the first and third Thursdays. This month’s dates are Thursday, May 2 &
16, 10:30 a.m. Registration required.
Toddler Music Time: “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Your toddler
will enjoy a fun time marching, playing instruments, and singing familiar
songs and fingerplays. Toddler Music meets the second and fourth
Thursdays. This month’s dates are, May 9 & 23, 10:30 a.m. Registration
Board: Join our Teen Advisory Board. Be a Reading Buddy, work
with children, learn library skills, or help plan teen activities. Do you
enjoy writing? Write reviews and/or create quarterly teen newsletters.
Call 467-0111 for information on how you can volunteer or become an active
Drawing Club – Art Instructor, Ethel Cruz, will teach drawing
techniques such as contour drawing and rhythm drawing. We will meet
Wednesday, May 8, 4:30 p.m. The drawing club meets the second Wednesday of
each month. Registration required.
Writers’ Club – The writers’ class has begun again. Join us in
learning new forms of poetry and descriptive writing, share ideas and
stories and poetry you have written – Wednesday, May 15, 4:30 p.m. The
writers’ club meets the third Wednesday of each month. Registration
Gaming – Take a break from homework and stress, join other
teens for Xbox, Wii, and DSL games as well as traditional board games –
Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. Registration required.
Book Club – Exciting selections, fun discussion, and activities
– second Thursday of each month – Thursday, May 9, 6 p.m. Registration
required. This month’s selection will be Many Waters by Madeline L’Engle.
Meet the Artist – Learn about the
artist, Grant Wood, and create an art project using his techniques for the
month of May. This month we will meet on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m.
Homework and Reading Buddies –
Children interested in a homework or reading buddy during the 2012-2013
school year should contact the library at 467-0111. Teens from our Teen
Advisory Board assist younger children with homework and help them with
different academic skills.
water Safety – Join Debbie from Aquaone Services on Tuesday,
May 14 at 6:30 p.m. This program is for children ages 4-12. Register at
www.gcls.org or call 856-467-0111.
Please register for all programs by calling 467-0111 or you can register online at