Library Programs

August Events

Exhibits
Arts by Vandella Poe
Exhibit Displayed: Aug. 2 - 30
Enjoy the display of interesting arts with New Jersey resident, Vandella Poe.
Meet the Exhibitor: Sat., Aug.12, 2:00 pm. Refreshments will be served
Children’s Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Tues., Aug. 1, 2 pm. Children entering grades 1 through 3 in the Fall, you are invited to WPL’s Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Aug., 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & Sept. 6, 10:30 am. Parents, bring your toddlers ages 18 months - 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.
Tween Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Wed., Aug. 2, 2 pm. Children entering grades 4 through 6 in the Fall, you are invited to WPL’s Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Beat the Heat Summer Movie
Thurs., Aug. 17, 2:30 pm. Tweens in grades 4 through 6, come in out of the heat and watch a blockbuster movie with your friends. Popcorn will be served!
Family Programs
Free Lunch @ Your Free Library
Mon.-Thurs., July 3 - Aug. 25, 12:30 pm. A free, balanced lunch will be provided in the library’s café to anyone 18 years old and younger.
End of Summer Reading Club Party
Tues., Aug. 8, 7 pm. Summer Reading Club participants, bring your parents and celebrate your success at the End of Summer Reading Club Party; Magician Mark Zacharia will entertain you with his fun and comical magic act!
Teen Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Thurs., Aug. 3, 2 pm. Teens entering grades 7 through 12 in the Fall, you are invited to WPL’s Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Adult Programs
Business Model Canvas: Your One Page Business Plan
Wed., Aug. 2, 6 pm. Join us as SCORE members teaches small business owners how to tackle writing a business plan. Register at the Reference Desk starting July 19.
Book Club Café!
Wed., Aug 9, 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., Aug. 9, 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.
Qigong for Everyone
Thurs., Aug. 10, 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., Aug. 10, 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.
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., Aug. 14, 6:30pm. 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 Ancestry.com
Tues., Aug. 15, 6:30 pm. Take advantage of the library’s subscription to Ancestry.com, and share stories, information and tips with other genealogists. Register at the Reference Desk any time.
Information Sessions about Free RCBC Training
Wed., Aug. 16, 3 pm. Find out about great opportunities to train for jobs in utilities, energy and construction, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, networks and other fields. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each session.
Marketing Your Crafts
Wed., Aug. 16, 6 pm. Bring your art and craft, and discuss marketing techniques and networking tactics with peers. No registration required.
Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening
Mon., Aug. 28, 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 pressure and blood sugar screening. Registration is not required.
Scrap-Booking!
Mon., Aug. 28, 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.
Computer Classes
MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Tues., Aug. 8, 10 am. Learn the basics of making presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting July 25.
Microsoft Word 2013
Wed., Aug. 16, 10 am. Learn how to create professional looking documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Python for Beginners
Sat., Aug.19 and 26, 11 am. Five sessions will introduce students to this dynamic, high level programming language. Register at the Reference Desk starting Aug. 5.
Etsy for Business
Wed., Aug. 23, 2 pm. Learn how to create and maintain a successful online arts and crafts store using etsy.com. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting Aug. 9.

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