Youth Services Department

Summer Reading Club Kickoff

srckickoffcompressYoung readers going into grades 1-12 are invited to Willingboro Public Library on Sat., June 17 from 2-4 p.m. to kick off the children’s summer reading programs. Participants will sign up, get their bookmarks and stickers, feast on frozen treats, and run through the sprinklers in the children’s reading garden. In case of rain, festivities will be held inside the library.

June Programs

Children’s Programs
Bust a Move Tiny Tots!
Wed., June 14, 10:30 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 18 months to 4 years to the library and enjoy singing songs, playing small rhythm instruments, and dancing! Afterwards, enjoy snacks together.
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World
Tues., June 27, 2 pm. Children entering grades 1 through 3 in the fall, you are invited to Build a Better World by joining WPL’s Summer Reading Club! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Tween Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World
Wed., June 28, 2 pm. Children entering grades 4 through 6 in the fall, you are invited to Build a Better World by joining WPL’s Summer Reading Club! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Teen Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World
Thurs., June 29, 2 pm. Teens entering grades 7 through 12 in the fall, you are invited to Build a Better World by joining WPL’s Summer Reading Club! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Family Programs
Journey on the Underground Railroad
Thurs., June 15, 7 pm. Experience the Underground Railroad in these interactive programs presented by the Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington County.
Summer Reading Club Kick-Off
Sat., June 17, 2 pm. Children entering grades 1 through 12 in the fall, stay in the habit of reading throughout the summer! Stop by the library and sign up for our Summer Reading Club and be a part of our summer fun.

May Programs

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.

Cover2Cover Book Club

Cover2Cover High School Book Club, Mon.,Mon., Dec. 19, Jan. 23, Feb. 27, and Mar. 27, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great reads for teens, a new and exciting book is provided and discussed each month – light refreshment 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.

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