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The kids' page provides visitors easy access to resources, library programs, how-to's & DIYs and digital resources available from home.


2019 Summer Reading Programs: July 8 - August 16

A Universe of Stories - Children's Smmer Programs at Gloucester City Library | Programs run July 8 - August 16

Read Books—Earn Prizes!

Come to the library for your reading log beginning July 8. 

Read 6 or more books by August 16 to earn a book bag filled with treats to be given at our Kick-Out Party.

Grab a bingo card and try to win a prize as you enjoy the library this summer!

Kick-Off Party

July 8 at 2:00


Kick-Out Party

August 16 at 2:00



Build a different craft each week!


All ages.
Children under 6 must be accompanied  by an adult.


Tuesday 2:00—3:30



Tiny Tots:

4 and under 

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-10:45


Summer Free Lunch Program




July 9-August 16

Registration sheets available for download below and printed copies are at the Front Desk.



Play ours or bring your own!


Wednesday 2:00—3:30


Lego & Chess Club

Thursdays 3:30



Join us every

Monday at 2:00 for hands-on STEM based activities!

*Begins July 15


Terrific Thursday


Special Events for great summer entertainment!

*See details below.


Follow us on Facebook for updates!


Movie Friday


Shows start at 2:00 and end around 3:30.

Refreshments allowed.  Titles announced below, or click here.



Terrific Thursdays

at Gloucester City Library!

Special events for great summer entertainment!

All programs start at 2:00pm.

July 11
“Cool Critters”
Paws Discovery Farm

July 18
“Bubble Magic”
Garden State Discovery Museum       

July 25
“All Bunny Circus Magic Show”
South Jersey Magic

August 1
“Up, Up, and Away!”
Mad Science

August 8
“The Sky’s the Limit”
Housel Family Fitness

August 15
To Be Determined

A special thank you to the Gloucester City Lions Club for making our Summer Reading Program possible!

 All proprams are free, but may be limited by space.

Movie Dates

Movie dates for the fall to be announced in September.

How-To's & DIYs

Miss one of our crafternoons and want to know how to do the craft/activity at home? Click the links below for a tutorial!

CD Spinning Top


Color-Changing Invisible Ink


Fluffy Slime


Tissue Paper Flowers


Book Page Roses


iPhone Speakers


Autumn Handprint Tree


Digital Resources

TumbleBook | e-Books for e-Kids

The Gloucester City Library offers access to free digital interactive books for children. This service can be accessed from home or from the library by clicking the link provided on the library's website. To try our TumbleBooks from anywhere click or tap the banner below.

Zinio for Libraries Free Children's Magazines Using RBdigital

Checkout Your Favorite Magazines Using RBdigital

Using the library's digital magazine service called RBdigital you can now check out the best children magazines on most of your devices FOR FREE!

Free Kids' Movies and TV Shows Available on Hoopla

Gloucester City Library patrons may instantly borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and more, 24/7 for FREE with a valid library card. Click here to view the extensive amount of kids shows and movies that are available to our juvenile patrons.

Hoopla is available on smart devices at home or on the go.