Library Programs

May Programs

Exhibits
Meet the Exhibitors – Haitian Culture
Exhibit Displayed: May 3 - 30
Haitian Foundation of New Jersey presents Haitian arts, crafts, and fashion.
Exhibit Reception: Sat., May 13, 2 pm. Refreshments will be served.
Children’s Programs
Children’s Book Week – Kids’ Choice
Mon.-Sat., May 1-6, During Library Hours. Willingboro Public Library cares about what books you love to read! Kids in grades K-6, tell us what books you enjoy reading and you could win a prize in our random drawing!
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 10:30 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 18 months to 4 years to the library and listen to stories and learn finger plays with your little one. Afterwards, enjoy interactive toys and snack in the library’s meeting room. Register Now!
Tween Programs
Game On!
Thurs., May 25, 6:30 pm. Kids in grades 4 through 6, take a game break at the library! Test your skills on the Wii, a board game, cards, or Twister; all pre-teens are welcome to drop in and get your game on!
Teen Programs
Engineering Challenge
Thurs., May 4, 6:30 pm. You’ll need to bring your A-Game to come out on top for this simple, yet thought provoking challenge.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., May 22, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great read for teens; a new and exciting book is discussed each month – light refreshments will be served. This program will be held in the Willingboro High School’s MVP Room; all area high school students are welcome to attend.
Family Programs
Meet the Children’s Author: Dana Smith
Sat., May 6, 3 pm. Meet Dana Smith, author of A Day with Nana Bree Lost at Sea. Signed books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
NJ Orators
Thurs., May 18, 7 pm. Experience an evening of oratory excellence and music as members of the NJ Orators share their presentations and talents.
Meet the Children’s Author: Joanie Boney
Sat., May 20, 3 pm. Meet Joanie Boney, the author of numerous multicultural and multiracial picture books for children. Books will be available for signing/purchase and light refreshments will be served.
Adult Programs
Meet Our New Neighbor: Radwell International
Fri., May 5, 3:30pm
John Radwell, Vice-President for Customer Satisfaction, will introduce Willingboro’s marquee industry Radwell International. Learn about their products and staffing needs and sign up for a factory tour.
Meet the Author – A. J. Rolls
Sat. May 6, 2 pm. Success Resurrector, A. J. Rolls will provide self-empowering success affirmation from his books. Light refreshments will be served.
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., May 8, 6:30 pm. Learn to make your own DIY gifts; items such as pillow cases, wrist bags, tote bags, mittens, scarves and other such items. No registration required. Come learn to sew @ the library!
Family History with Robert House and Ancestry.com
Tues., May 9, 6:30 pm. Willingboro educator and genealogist Robert House will guide us in exploring our family histories, taking advantage of the library’s new subscription to Ancestry.com. Register at the Reference Desk any time.
Book Club Café!
Wed., May 10, 10:30 am. Come share your good reads, or just find out what to read - we can’t keep a good book to ourselves. No registration required and brunch served.
Parkinson’s Disease Lecture
Wed., May 10, 1:30 pm. Get information for living with Parkinson’s disease from experts, with updates from the Burlington County Friends of PD. Sign up any time at the Reference Desk.
Mindfulness – Adult Coloring
Thurs., May 11, 6:30 pm. Enjoy an evening of mindfulness and anti-stress art therapy through adult coloring. Light refreshments will be served.
Qigong for Everyone
Thurs., May 18, noon. Master Kim of the National Karate Institute in Moorestown will lead us in gentle yet vigorous exercise, and share his knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine. Register at the Reference Desk any time.
30 Minute Meditation
Thurs., May 18, 1 pm. Yoga therapist and Willingboro Public Library librarian Linda Cope will introduce us to the pleasures and benefits of meditation. Everyone is welcome, register at the Reference Desk any time.
History of Jewelry – Vintage and Antique
Sat. May 20, 3 pm. This program has been cancelled by the presenter. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.
Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening
Mon., May 22, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Nurse Peggy from Lourdes Medical Center will be at the Willingboro Public Library for two hours of free blood screening. Registration is not required.
Scrap-Booking!
Mon., May 22, 6:30pm. Learn to preserve old and new photos, be creative and produce a keepsake that shows off your style! Just bring your photos, scrapbooks and let’s have fun and refreshments.
The Price is Right
Wed., May 24, 6 pm.
This workshop helps participants determine how much to charge for their product or service, a decision that can make or break a business. UCEDC Community Development will present. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting May 10.
Marketing Your Crafts
Wed., May 31, 6 pm. Bring your art and craft, and discuss marketing techniques and networking tactics with peers. No registration required.
Computer Classes
Python for Beginners
Sat., May 6, 13 and 20, 11 am. Five sessions will introduce students to this dynamic, high level programming language. Register at the Reference Desk starting Apr. 8.
PC Basics
Mon., May 8, 2 pm. This two-hour session introduces students to PCs and the Windows 7 operating system. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Microsoft Word 2013
Tues., May 16, 2 pm. Learn how to create professional looking documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Excel for Beginners
Wed., May 17, 2 pm. A gentle introduction to cells and spreadsheets in MS Excel 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Choosing the Right Social Media for Your Business
Wed., May 17, 6 pm.
Willingboro resident Makeda Mutema Newton will advise how to choose from the many social media platforms to promote your business. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting May 3.
Bring Your Own Device Workshop
Tues, May 23, 2 pm. If you need help with your smart phone, tablet, e-reader or other device, bring it in and we will figure it out together. Visit us in our Computer Technology Center, first come first served.
Library Board of Trustees
The Board of Willingboro Public Library Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. on the second Wed. of the month, May 10.

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