Library News & Information
The library will be closed on Saturdays for the summer starting June 30th.
2018 Summer Lunch Program
Gloucester City Library is happy to announce that the Summer Free Lunch Program has started! Minors who are entering Pre-K through 12th grade living in Gloucester City are eligible to apply for the program. For more information and to register please ask at the front desk or download the registration form from the button below and return it to the library.
Lunches are available Monday through Friday starting from 1:30pm until 2:30pm.
NOW HEAR THIS!
Gloucester City Library has new speakers in our Meeting Room, in time for Movie Monday programs to begin on July 9th, at 2pm! Also, any additional programs that require sound are all set to go... Come in and have a listen!
"Libraries Rock!" Summer Reading 2018
The temperature’s heating up and so are things at the Library!The Summer Reading Program this year is “Libraries Rock!” and runs from July 6th to August 18th. Make sure you attend our Kick-Off Party at 2 pm on the 6th so you can get your Reading Logs and information about filling them out and earning prizes!
Keep your brain at peak performance over the summer by:
YOU make “Libraries Rock!”
Blood Drive on Monday, July 30th
A few missing letters may not seem like a big deal, but for a hospital patient who needs type A, B, or O blood, these letters mean life.
American Red Cross will be holding a Blood Drive at the Gloucester City Library on Monday, July 30th, 2pm to 7pm.
Make an appointment online at:
Use sponsor code:
Join the Chess Club at the Library!
The library will be holding a Chess Club every Thursday, at 3:30pm. Chess Club will start in conjunction with Lego Club.
Learn a New Language with Mango!
Gloucester City Library now offers library card holders access to Mango Languages. Mango is a service that allows cardholders to learn a language online from any device no matter where you are. All you need is your library card. If you have any questions about using Mango, we encourage you to contact the library. To start using Mango please click the banner below.
Adult Programs at the Library
First Monday night of each month at 6:30-7:30p.m. Did you know coloring has some of the same benefits of meditation? Come relax with us!
ESL Conversation Group
Our English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Group exists to help those learning to speak English or add to their conversation skills in an informal and friendly setting. Each session is led by a native English speaker and takes place Wednesday mornings at 9:30a.m.
Knitting & Crafting
Thursday nights at 6p.m. is your time to knit, crochet, or craft! Bring what you're working on and dedicate this time to your creativity and projects. Supplies NOT provided.
New to computers or trying to master a new skill? We've got you covered! At 10a.m. Fridays, beginners can learn the basics, while at 10:50a.m., we've got intermediate classes.
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.
Free Museum Passes at the Gloucester City Library!
All museum passes may only be checked out to an adult card holder for no more than three days. Please visit the Museum Pass page to learn more about our passes.
New Items Added
Free Online Magazines for Library Cardholders!