Summer Reading Starts the Week of July 3rd.

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The kids' page provides visitors easier access to resources, library programs, movie dates at the library, and digital resources available from home.

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Read Books - Earn Prizes!

Come to the library for your reading logs beginning June 26th.

Read 6 or more books by August 16th to be awarded with a book bag filled with goodies during our Kick-Out Party.

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

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on June 30th at 2 p.m.

On June 30th, from 2-3 p.m. the library will be holding a Kick-Off Party to ring in the start of our 2017 Summer Reading program, the theme for this year is Build a Better World.


Tiny Tots
12 to 36 months
Kids sit on parent's lap
Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-10:30 a.m starting July 6th.

Parents remain in the building while children attend Storytime
Wednesday 2:00-3:00 p.m starting July 5th.

Crafty Readers

Build a different craft each week!

All ages. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tuesday 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. starting July 11th.

Game On!

Play one of our games or bring your own!
Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. starting July 5th.

Lego Club

Let imagination run free with creative Lego builds made by you.
Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. starting July 6th.

All programs start at 2:00 p.m.

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

July 6

Drawing Comics with
Animated Phil McNulty

July 13

Garden State Discovery Museum
"Planet Pirates"

July 20

Lee's Circus Juggling Extravaganza!

July 27

Currier's Magical Mania
Storytelling with Animal Balloons

August 3

Brian Richards
"Build a Better World" Magic Show

August 10

Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
"Building a Better World: Creature Conservation"

August 17

Mad Science
"Wacky Science"

Movie Mondays!

Movies start every Monday at 2:00 p.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. Snacks and drinks allowed.

July 3rd - Lego Batman Movie (PG | 104 min.)

July 10th - Hidden Figures (PG | 127 min.)

July 17th - Castle in the Sky (PG | 125 min.)

July 24th - Beauty & the Beast (PG | 139 min.)

July 31st - October Sky (PG | 108 min.)

August 7th - Boss Baby (PG | 111 min.)

August 14th - Dolphin Tale (PG | 97 min.)

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 LibrariesFree Children's Magazines Using Zinio!

Checkout Your Favorite Magazines Using Zinio

Using the library's new digital magazine service called Zinio 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.