Fall Programs

Programs will be held indoors in the community room unless otherwise noted.

For fall programs held indoors, we will require masks for those over the age of 2.

Animal Crossing
Mondays monthly 6:30pm-7:30pm online
Sept 13   Oct 11   Nov 8   Dec 6

Visit the library’s own island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Colls Cay!  Friend Code SW-5175-5871-6704. Nintendo Switch and Animal Crossing are required to play.

Mario Kart Tournament
Mondays monthly 6:30pm-7:30pm online
Sept 20   Oct 18   Nov 15   Dec 13

Join library staff for some evening Mario Kart racing! Tournaments will be organized through online play. Tournament codes will be released on social media on the day of the program. Nintendo Switch and Mario Kart are required to play.

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Building Blocks Storytime
Fridays 10am-10:30am at the Scottish Rite
Ages 18-35 months
Sept 17, 24   Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29   Nov 5, 12, 19   Dec 3, 10, 17

Join Miss Melissa and Miss Renee for storytime at the Scottish Rite pergola! We will read stories, sing songs and learn American Sign Language (ASL)!  Please bring your own seating. No food allowed at this time. In case of bad weather, the program will be moved to the community room at the library and attendees will be notified the morning of the program.  Register here.

Ready to Read
Thursdays 2pm-3pm
Sept 16, 23   Oct 7, 14, 21, 28   Nov 4, 11, 18   Dec 2, 9, 16
Ages 3-5

Join us as we explore themes through books, learn songs, rhymes, and other early literacy based activities. We’ll finish by making a craft together. Register here.

Magic Tree House
Mondays monthly 4pm-5pm
Sept 20   Oct 18   Nov 15
Grades 1-3

Come meet other Magic Tree House fans of Jack and Annie’s adventures in this time travel children’s book series by Mary Pope Osborne.  We will discuss the book, learn fun facts, and do activities based on the book theme. This fall we will talk about the first three books. Dinosaurs Before Dark in September, The Knight at Dawn in October, and Mummies in the Morning in November. Register here.

Read to a Dog
Wednesdays 4pm-5pm
Dates TBA
Ages 6-10

Want to practice your reading skills with a friendly and furry listener? Sign up for a 15 minute session with Oswin. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis, one per person. Dates will be released at the beginning of each month. Email mdesantis@collingswoodlib.org to register.

Lego Junior
Thursdays Biweekly 4pm-5pm
Sept 23   Oct 7, 21   Nov 4, 18   Dec 9
Ages 5-7

Calling all Lego fans! Come to the library and complete fun Lego challenges. Complete the weekly challenge or create your own Lego masterpiece to share with others! Register here.

STEAM Creation Station
Wednesdays & Thursdays Weekly 3:30pm-5pm in the Youth Services Department
Begins Sept 15
Ages 6-11

Stop in and visit our new STEAM cart during Creation Station hours. Explore materials and supplies in the different STEAM Bins. Create, make, invent, and problem solve using the challenge cards or instructions in the bin.

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All tween programs are for ages 8-12.

Get Crafty!
Tuesdays Biweekly 4pm-5pm
Sept 21   Oct 19   Nov 2, 16   Dec 7

Learn to make the project of the week.  All supplies are provided. All skill levels are welcome. Register here.

Roll for Adventure:  Tween Role-Playing Games
Wednesdays 4pm-6pm
Sept 15, 22, 29   Oct 6, 13, 20, 27   Nov 3, 10, 17   Dec 1, 8, 15

Hail and well met, adventurer!  You are cordially invited to join our guild.  Whether you are a novice explorer or a seasoned swashbuckler, all are welcome!  We’ll build characters, fight monsters, and, hopefully, save the day.  No equipment needed, simply come as you are.  Register here.

Lego Club
Thursdays Biweekly 4pm-5pm
 Oct 14, 28   Nov 11   Dec 2, 16

Calling all Lego fans! Come to the library and complete fun Lego challenges. Choose from the Lego Challenge box or create your own Lego masterpiece to share with others!  Register here.

Scratch Coding Classes
Grades 2-5
TBA

Take part in our coding classes in partnership with AiGoLearning! Participants will learn to code in Scratch through storytelling and other fun activities.  Classes will take place online with Zoom, twice a week for eight weeks.

Demo classes will take place on Friday, September 10 from 5pm-6pm.  Sign up here

Classes will be organized after demo classes based on interest.

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All teen programs for ages 13-18

Teen Crafternoon
Second Tuesdays Monthly 3pm-4:30pm in the Teen Area
Sept 14   Oct 12   Nov 9   Dec 14

Join us for a casual art hang.  We’ll provide some supplies and ideas for projects.  Feel free to bring a project you are working on or your own supplies.  All skill levels welcome!  No registration needed.

Dungeons & Dragons
Tuesdays Monthly 3pm-6pm
Sept 28   Oct 26   Nov 30

Join us for a monthly one-shot campaign! Slay, loot, charm, and cast your way to legendary status. You’ll receive instructions about character building and campaign settings a week before each event. Please come with a character ready.

New to the game? Email Kaley at kiacovetta@collinsgwoodlib.org for assistance. See this trusty guide for more support. Register here.

Teen Gaming
Fridays Weekly 3pm-5pm
Begins Sept 17

Come hang and game with us!  We’ll play Switch, Jackbox, and board games.  Feel free to bring your own games.  No registration needed.

Scratch AI Coding Classes
Grades 4-8
TBD

Take part in our coding classes in partnership with AiGoLearning! Participants will learn about AI and engineering concepts through Scratch.  Classes will take place online with Zoom, twice a week for eight weeks.

Demo classes will take place on Friday, September 10 from 6pm-7pm.  Sign up here  

Classes will be organized after demo classes based on interest.

Teen Action Group (TAG)
Thursdays Monthly 3pm-4pm in the Teen Area
Sept 23  Oct 21  Nov 18  Dec 16

Want to make a difference and offer your voice in the library and in the community AND earn volunteer hours?  Join TAG!   Take ownership of teen services and help turn the library into what you want it to be.  Visit our TAG page for more information.

Teen Volunteer Program

Need volunteer hours?  Want to learn about the inner workings of the library? Apply for a volunteer position!  Visit our Teen Volunteering page for more information. 

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Collingswood Reads Book Club

Wednesday, September 9  7-8:15pm
Library Community Room
Outlawed by Anna North

Wednesday, October 20  7-8pm
Scottish Rite
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

November & December: Still cooking! Check back for updates

Multiple print copies available
Digital copies available via Cloud Library.
More info here!

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