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Looking for Something Fun for the Kids, Or a Personal Escape?

Look no further than the Gloucester Township Library's January calendar of events.

Blackwood Rotary Library in Gloucester Township.
Blackwood Rotary Library in Gloucester Township.

Here's a look at the January calendar for the Blackwood branch of the Camden County Library:

Adult Programs January 2014

Bowling the Wii Way

Adults

Fridays, Jan. 10, 24, 2:30 p.m.

Beginners are welcome as we bowl and play Wii games for fun and exercise.

Third Thursday Book Chat

Adults

Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30 a.m.

“Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline

A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse.... As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they seem to be.

Registration for any program is available three weeks in advance of the event date.

Children’s and Family Programs January 2014

Story & Craft

Grades K-3

Monday, Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy a story, and then make a fun craft.

Lego Club

Ages 6 – 13

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m.

Each month we will have a theme to challenge the imagination – what will you build?

Snow White

Ages 3-6

Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m.

This Jan., Princess Snow White will visit all eight branches of the Camden County Library System. Come and listen to her magical stories and songs.

Wiggles & Giggles

Ages birth – 18 months with caregiver

Fridays, Jan. 10, 17, 31, 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs and playtime.

Story Time

Ages 3-5

Tuesdays, Jan. 14, 21, 28, 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, finger-plays and a craft.

Toddler Time

Ages 18 - 36 months with caregiver

Wednesdays, Jan. 15, 22, 29, 10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.

Playdough Palooza

Family

Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.

Dig, create, and play! Playdough and tools are provided; you bring the imagination and fun!

Hula in the Coola

Family

Monday, Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m.

Hula in the Coola Day is a day for those longing to escape the winter doldrums to laugh at the cold with a luau party. Put away your winter coats, get out your shorts and flip flops, and say “Aloha”. Join us for crafts and fun!

Book Buddies for Kids & Tweens

Grades 4-8

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:45 p.m.

Attend this popular program where teen and tweens read to younger kids

Pajamas in the Library

Ages 3 - 5

Thursday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m.

Stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.

Registration for any program is available three weeks in advance of the event date.

Teen and Tween Programs January 2014

Book Bites…with Author Visit

Grades 6 – 12

Monday, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m.

Come to the library for a book discussion with some delicious bites. Author Kristine Bowe will be joining us to discuss her book “SEERS.”  ~ “Leesie Felton…possesses the power to travel into layers of memory, manipulating her conquests as directed by the clandestine organization of Seers. When challenged by her latest mission, Leesie begins to question where her loyalty lies.” (Amazon.com) First eight registrants get a free copy of the book.

Techy Tweens

Grades 4 – 8

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m.

Each month we will host a tech night at the library just for tweens. Gaming, apps,

digital animation…come and explore your techy side at the library.

Book Buddies for Kids & Tweens

Grades 4-8

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:45 p.m.

Attend this popular program where teen and tweens read to younger kids

Teen Scene

Grades 9 – 12

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m.

We will meet to discuss books, plan library programs, volunteer and have some fun! Participants will get volunteer hours for the meeting.

Registration for any program is available three weeks in advance of the event date.

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