Willingboro Public Library will hold its third annual African Cultural Festival on Sat., Aug. 6 from 12-4 p.m. The festival will feature musicians and performers such as world renowned vocalists the Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change, musician Johnson Kolawole of Nigeria, Liberian master of ceremonies Rev. Charles Levi Martin, and keyboardist Dr. C. Edouard Ward. African films will be screened, food and craft vendors will sell their wares and face painting for kids will be available.
Mon.-Thurs., July 5-Aug. 28, 12:30 pm. A free, balanced lunch will be provided in the library cafe to anyone 18 years old or younger!
Young readers going into grades 1-12 will enjoy sports and fitness themed activities that promote reading in the 2016 Summer Reading Program. Grades 1-3 will meet on Tuesdays from June 28 to August 2; grades 4-6 will meet on Wednesdays from June 29 to August 3; and grades 7-12 will meet on Thursdays from June 30 to August 4. All afternoon meetings are held at 2 pm. Can't make a day time meeting? Come to family meetings on Wednesday, July 13 or Thursday, July 21 at 6 pm or ask about being an independent reader.
In cooperation with the White House, the library now has free passwords to a world of free downloadable ebooks for children and teens. Ask for yours in the children's room! https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/02/23/now-available-library-opportunity
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