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Adult programs return to library

After having to cancel or modify most of its events last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gloucester County Public Library is making a return to in-person programs, most notably adult programs.

“It’s an important place for adult members of the community,” said Lisa Thomas, Adult Programs Coordinator, about the library.

The library’s mission is to promote reading, foster lifelong learning and to provide information, educational and cultural resources to citizens of the Gloucester community. “It’s a safe place for people to come and interact and get exposed to new ideas,” said Thomas.

Thomas said library programs are just as important for adults as they are for children. Library programs for adults have included book clubs, educational programs, guest speakers (Fairfield Foundation, Gloucester Master Gardeners, etc.), tai chi, crafts and even theme nights.

“The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones” and the “Roaring ’20s” have been fun theme nights that the library has hoste...

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