Mon., and Fri.: 10:00 a.m. -
Tues., Wed., Thurs.: 10:00 a.m. -
Sat.: 8:00 a.m. -
Summer Reading 2019 Libraries … The Final Frontier!
For children birth through 12th grade
Summer reading sign-
Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Children must be 3 -
Storytime is a great way to introduce 3 -
Registration is not required.
Meets Weekly on Tuesdays
Open to children and youth in grades first and up. Please bring your chess board with you.
Junior Writers’ Club
Thursday, September 12th
Informal writing club for kids in grades 4th -
All materials provided. Registration required!
Middle School Lunch Bunch
Bring your lunch and talk about books with other readers!
Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
For grades 6th—8th
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colver
If you need a copy of the book, it will be available at the front desk.
**Registration is required**
Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
For kids in 1st grade and up. Bring your cards and bring a friend.
Registration not required
Brown Bag Book Club
Friday, July 19th at 5:30 p.m.
Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
For Kids in grades 3rd -
Registration is required!
Graphic Novel Book Club
Wednesday, July 24th @ 11:00 a.m.
Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel
For kids in grades 4th -
Each month we will feature a different type of graphic novel along with activities such as creating and drawing our own graphic novel stories.
Fridays: August 2nd at 6:00 p.m.
For boys and girls in grades 3rd -
**Advance registration is required**
Miss Heather’s Charm Club
Thursday, July 18th @ 1:00 p.m.
For young ladies in grades 6th -
Charm School basics include: learn how to present yourself confidently in public, how to write a proper thank you note, personal style, grooming, dressing appropriately, how to sit and stand properly, taking care of your skin and make-
Advance registration required!
July 3rd -
Bookworm Babies is for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years. There is a limit of 15 children per session, and advanced registration is required* (724-
* Bookworms Babies is provided at no cost to our tax base service area (GC Boro, Pine Twp., Liberty Twp., Springfield Twp., and Wolfcreek Twp.). There is a $10.00 fee per child outside of these service areas. This fee must be paid a least 1 week prior to the start of the session or the reservation will be given to a child on the waiting list.
*When registering for Bookworm Babies, please be aware of the session dates. You must try to attend all sessions. If you miss the first session with out contacting the library, you forfeit your space and any money you have paid for the session.
Free Family Movie Night
Friday, July 26th @ 5:30 p.m.
Feature: The Cat From Outer Space
Spend some time with your family at GCCL!
Come and enjoy family movie night. This event is for children/youth and their parents/guardians Popcorn is provided. Bring your own drink.
Summer Reading Honor
Free Party Movie Event
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Movie starts at 10:00 a.m.
Join us at the newly renovated Guthrie Theatre for a FREE showing of Monsters vs Aliens. Rated PG
Admission to the theatre is free. You are responsible for your own concessions
FREE Westminster College Planetarium Show
July 18th @ 11:00 a.m. at Westminster College
For kids in 3rd-
Earth. It’s now a small world. The human race is connected better and faster than ever before. But what about elsewhere? Could we one day be part of a Galactic community sharing our knowledge and ideas? Or is Earth the only planet with life?
Explore how our understanding of life on Earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the Universe. Visit Mars, Europa and distant Exoplanets to help answer the ultimate question, “Are we alone?” Narrated by Rupert Grint (Harry Potter), and finely balancing science, education and family entertainment, “We Are Aliens!” takes you on an epic ride.
Due to limited seating in the planetarium, there will be 37 seats available and will be filled on a first come, first serve sign-
Parents are responsible for transporting their own children.
For children in grades Kindergarten and up.
Bring your Legos or use ours.
Junior Space Camp
July 10th @ 1:00 p.m.
Kids in grades 1st -
Registration is required!
2nd Annual Charm Girls Bake Sale
Monday, July 15th
10:00 a.m. -
Featuring gourmet desserts made by the teen Charm Girls.
TEEN Fun Craft Day
July 22nd @ 1:00 p.m.
Make galaxy shoes, book markers and coasters that are out of this world.
Please bring an inexpensive pair of white canvas tennis shoes (WalMart has the best price). All other supplies provided.
For 6th -
July 12th @ 5:00 p.m.
Bring a new dark navy blue or black t-
For grades 6th -
Monday, July 8th @ 1:00 p.m. : “Space as Home Base”
Explore space, gravity and distance between objects in space.
Thursday, July 11th @ 1:00 p.m.: “Rockets”
Reach for the stars by shooting off stomp rockets, Alka-
Each program is limited to 30 children. Registration required!
American Girl Doll Club
Wednesday, July 17th @ 1:00 p.m.
Feature American Girl: Meet Addy
Girls in grades 1st thru 5th are invited to join our American Girl Club. Enjoy activities, crafts, food, history, and more. Please bring a doll of your choice.
Each month will feature a different American Girl. There will be 15 minutes of free play at end of each meeting.
** Remember … when signing up for the club, you are making a commitment to attend. Crafts, food, and other items are prepared in advance. Please let us know if you have registered but are unable to attend.