Gloucester City Library

50 N. Railroad Ave., Gloucester City, NJ 08030 ~ Phone (856) 456-4181 ~ Fax (856) 456-6724 ~ gc@gcpl.us

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Tiny Tots Story Time Program Today at 10 a.m.

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 22, 2014

Join us for Tiny Tots Story Time! Children aged 12 – 36 months and their caregivers will enjoy stories and songs, and will make a craft to take home. The program runs from 10 – 10:30 each Tuesday. Call 456-4181 to register, or sign up at the library.

If Tuesday mornings are not convenient for your family, you may be interested in a club that meets here on Wednesdays, from 10 – 11 a.m., for tiny tots and preschoolers. For information on the clubs, please call Lisa at (856) 316-6263.

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It’s Movie Thursday today at 3:45 p.m.

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 17, 2014

It’s Movie Thursday! To find out what movie we’ll be showing, look for signs inside the library, or call us at 845-456-4181. Movies run from approximately 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. No signup required. You’re welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks.

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Library closed for Easter weekend

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 16, 2014

Gloucester City Library will be closed Friday, April 18, through Sunday, April 20. We will reopen with normal hours on Monday, April 21. (This means that 2-night DVDs checked out today and tomorrow won’t be due until Monday–so stock up!)

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Newest Overdrive ebooks added at the South Jersey Audiobook and eBook Download Center

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 11, 2014

For more information, go to the Overdrive page on our full website.  Or, just go directly to the Download Center.

Bradley, Alan. I Am Half-Sick of Shadows. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Bradley, Alan. Speaking from Among the Bones. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Bradley, Alan. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Bradley, Alan. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Bradley, Alan. The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Brown, Jeff and Macky Pamintuan. The Japanese Ninja Surprise. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Brown, Jeff and Macky Pamintuan. The Mount Rushmore Calamity. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Condie, Ally. Crossed. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB, PDF
Cornwell, Bernard. The Burning Land. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Corrigan, Kelly. Glitter and Glue: A Memoir. OverDrive READ, EPUB
Ebershoff, David. The 19th Wife. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB, PDF
Forman, Gayle. If I Stay. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Grippando, James. Black Horizon. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Hatcher, Robin Lee. Belonging. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Johnson, Maureen. 13 Little Blue Envelopes. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Lansky, Sandra and William Stadiem. Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB, PDF
Locke, Attica. The Cutting Season. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Meloy, Colin and Carson Ellis. Wildwood. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Oliver, Lauren. Annabel. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Oliver, Lauren. Panic. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Pavone, Chris. The Accident. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Quindlen, Anna. Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Kindle added.
Roberts, Nora. The Last Boyfriend. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Roberts, Nora. The Perfect Hope. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Shepard, Sara. Unbelievable. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Slaughter, Karin. Undone. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Slaughter, Karin. Unseen. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Smith, L. J. The Awakening. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Thomas, Rob and Jennifer Graham. Veronica Mars: The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line. OverDrive READ, EPUB
Todd, Charles. An Impartial Witness. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Wilson, Ann, Nancy Wilson, and Charles R. Cross. Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB
Winehouse, Mitch. Amy, My Daughter. Kindle, OverDrive READ, EPUB

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Free SYNC audiobook offer coming back in May!

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 10, 2014

The SYNC program is returning this year, providing you with two free audiobooks per week throughout the summer. These special titles are available to download and keep! The offer is powered by Overdrive and sponsored by leading publishers in the audiobook industry. We’ll pass along links and download instructions as we get them.

SUMMER 2014 SYNC TITLE LINEUP

May 15 – May 21:
WARP: THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN by Eoin Colfer, Narrated by Maxwell Caulfield (Listening Library)
THE TIME MACHINE by H.G. Wells, Narrated by Derek Jacobi (Listening Library)

May 22 – May 28
CRUEL BEAUTY by Rosamund Hodge, Narrated by Elizabeth Knowelden (Harper Audio)
OEDIPUS THE KING by Sophocles, Performed by Michael Sheen and a full cast (Naxos AudioBooks)

May 29 – June 4
CONFESSIONS OF A MURDER SUSPECT by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, Narrated by Emma Galvin (Hachette Audio)
THE MURDER AT THE VICARAGE by Agatha Christie, Narrated by Richard E. Grant (Harper Audio)

June 5 – June 11
ALL OUR YESTERDAYS by Cristin Terrill, Narrated by Meredith Mitchell (Tantor Audio)
JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare, Performed by Richard Dreyfuss, JoBeth Williams, Stacy Keach, Kelsey Grammer, and a full cast (L.A. Theatre Works)

June 12 – June 18
CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein, Narrated by Morven Christie and Lucy Gaskell (Bolinda Audio)
THE HIDING PLACE by Corrie Ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill, Narrated by Bernadette Dunne (christianaudio)

June 19 – June 25
I’D TELL YOU I LOVE YOU, BUT THEN I’D HAVE TO KILL YOU by Ally Carter, Narrated by Renée Raudman (Brilliance Audio)
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES by L.M. Montgomery, Narrated by Colleen Winton (Post Hypnotic Press)

June 26 – July 2
FORGIVE ME, LEONARD PEACOCK by Matthew Quick, Narrated by Noah Galvin (Hachette Audio)
OCTOBER MOURNING: A Song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman, Narrated by Emily Beresford, Luke Daniels, Tom Parks, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd, Christina Traister (Brilliance Audio)

July 3 – July 9
TORN FROM TROY by Patrick Bowman, Narrated by Gerard Doyle (Post Hypnotic Press)
PETER AND THE STARCATCHERS by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Narrated by Jim Dale (Brilliance Audio)

July 10 – July 16
CLAUDETTE COLVIN: Twice Toward Justice by Philip Hoose, Narrated by Channie Waites (Brilliance Audio)
WHILE THE WORLD WATCHED by Carolyn Maull McKinstry with Denise George, Narrated by Felicia Bullock (Oasis Audio)

July 17 – July 23
THE CASE OF THE CRYPTIC CRINOLINE by Nancy Springer, Narrated by Katherine Kellgren (Recorded Books)
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES II by Arthur Conan Doyle, Narrated by David Timson (Naxos AudioBooks)

July 24 – July 30
HEADSTRONG by Patrick Link, Performed by Deidrie Henry, Ernie Hudson, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine and Scott Wolf (L.A. Theatre Works)
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE by Robert Louis Stevenson, Narrated by Scott Brick (Tantor Audio)

July 31 – August 6
DIVIDED WE FALL by Trent Reedy, Narrated by Andrew Eiden (Scholastic Audio)
THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE by Stephen Crane, Narrated by Frank Muller (Recorded Books)

August 7 – August 13
LIVING A LIFE THAT MATTERS by Ben Lesser, Narrated by Jonathan Silverman and Ben Lesser (Remembrance Publishing)
THE SHAWL by Cynthia Ozick, Narrated by Yelena Shmulenson (HighBridge Audio)

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It’s Movie Thursday today at 3:45 p.m.

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 10, 2014

It’s Movie Thursday! To find out what movie we’ll be showing, look for signs inside the library, or call us at 845-456-4181. Movies run from approximately 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. No signup required. You’re welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks.

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Tiny Tots Story Time Program Today at 10 a.m.

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 8, 2014

Join us for Tiny Tots Story Time! Children aged 12 – 36 months and their caregivers will enjoy stories and songs, and will make a craft to take home. The program runs from 10 – 10:30 each Tuesday. Call 456-4181 to register, or sign up at the library.

If Tuesday mornings are not convenient for your family, you may be interested in a club that meets here on Wednesdays, from 10 – 11 a.m., for tiny tots and preschoolers. For information on the clubs, please call Lisa at (856) 316-6263.

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It’s Movie Thursday today at 3:45 p.m.

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 3, 2014

It’s Movie Thursday! To find out what movie we’ll be showing, look for signs inside the library, or call us at 845-456-4181. Movies run from approximately 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. No signup required. You’re welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks.

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Tiny Tots Story Time Program Today at 10 a.m.

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 1, 2014

Join us for Tiny Tots Story Time! Children aged 12 – 36 months and their caregivers will enjoy stories and songs, and will make a craft to take home. The program runs from 10 – 10:30 each Tuesday. Call 456-4181 to register, or sign up at the library.

If Tuesday mornings are not convenient for your family, you may be interested in a club that meets here on Wednesdays, from 10 – 11 a.m., for tiny tots and preschoolers. For information on the clubs, please call Lisa at (856) 316-6263.

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Enjoy your April Fool’s Day!

Posted by gloucestercitylibrary on April 1, 2014

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” –Groucho Marx (maybe) Have fun this April Fool’s Day!

 

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