Library News & Information
Teens' Top Ten
Hey Teens! Need a break from your summer reading book? Read books before they come out with Teens' Top Ten. Your review could end up in the final publication! Ask for more information at the front desk about how you can join Teens' Top Ten and The Perks of Being a Teen Reader at Gloucester City Library, or call us at 856 456 4181.
Free Summer Lunch Program
In partnership with the Food Bank of South Jersey, Gloucester City Library will provide free lunches again this year for up to 25 children during its Summer Reading Program.
Beginning Wednesday, July 5th, the program will run Mondays through Thursdays until August 17th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
The food will be prepared and provided by the Food Bank of South Jersey.
Gloucester City students entering Pre-K to 12th grade are eligible.
Download and print the application from our website, and return it to the library before there are no spaces left.
Summer Reading 2017
Gloucester City Library invites all area children, teens, and adults to "Build a Better World" this summer during our Summer Reading Program. We will discover ways to "Build a Better World" at home, in the community, throughout the country and around the globe. Patrons are invited to try something new: read a new book, try a new craft, meet new people, or learn about a new place. Visit the library and ask about a reading log at the front desk, inside your reading log you will find a bingo board which can be stamped once a day until the end of Summer Reading. Summer Reading runs from July 3rd, to August 18th.
E.S.L. Conversation Group
We will offer an E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) Conversation Group beginning the week of July 3rd. Those interested may sign up at the library. Please bring proof of residency. The E.S.L. Conversation Group will meet on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. and has eight openings left.
Basic Computer Lessons Begin In July
We will be holding basic computer lessons twice a week beginning the week of July 3rd: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. Those interested may sign up at the library. Please bring proof of residency. Limit to six people per class.
Check Out Hoopla
Are you on the go a lot? Wish you could watch some great movies and TV on your mobile device while traveling? Are music or audiobooks more your travel style? The Gloucester City Library has you covered with hoopla digital! Starting today, visit hoopladigital.com or ask about it the next time you are in the library!
*Note: A broadband or mobile data connection is required in order to use this service.
Seeking GHS, and GCHS Yearbooks
In order to start a yearbook digitalization project, Gloucester City Library is calling for the donation or lending of Gloucester City High School (GHS) and Gloucester Catholic High School (GCHS) yearbooks to complete its current yearbook collection. This project aims to make the entire local yearbook collection available in digital format and eventually available online to the public.
GHS - 1937, 1939-1941, 1944, 1945, and all years prior to 1935.
GCHS - 1942-1947, 1953, 1955, 1959-1961, 1965, 1966, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, and all years prior to 1941.
Updated June 26th, 2017.
Knitting and Crafting Thursdays at 6 PM
Do you love to knit or craft? If so, then you may be interested in attending the Library's knitting and crafting program. Come to the library every Thursday at 6 pm to attend our knitting and crafting class. If you have any questions, please call the Library at (856) 456-4181.
Free Museum Passes at the Gloucester City Library!
All museum passes may only be checked out to an adult cardholder for no more than three days. Please visit the Museum Pass page to learn more about our passes.
Free Online Magazines! Try Zinio on our website!