Youth Services Department

December Events

Children’s Programs
Free Math Tutoring
Mon. & Wed., 12/2, 12/4, 12/9, 12/11, 12/16, 12/18, 2-5 pm. Retired teacher Phyllis Stern (The Math Lady) will be in the library to offer free math tutoring to all ages for elementary math through Algebra II.
Get Crafty with Miss Nancy
Tues., Dec. 3, 10, 17, 3:30 pm. Students in grades Pre-K -3 will enjoy arts and crafts in the Children’s Room.
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Dec. 4, 11, 10:30 am. Bring your children ages 15 months - 5 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.
Welcome Winter Story Time!
Wed., Dec. 18, 11am. Toddlers ages 15 months - 5 years along with their parents and caregivers will welcome winter in style with winter crafts, indoor snowball games, and hot chocolate!
Tween Programs
Make & Take Wednesdays
Wed., Dec. 4, 18, 3:30 pm. Students in grades 4-6 can get crafty in the Children’s Room.
Teen Programs
Garden State Teen Book Awards Voting/Contest
Entire Month of December. Cast your vote for your favorite young adult books and your ballot could be randomly drawn as the winner -- of a Barnes & Noble gift card!
Free Hands-On FAFSA Help
Sat., Dec. 14, 2 pm. Michael Whiting is a lifelong Willingboro resident who works with the NJ Financial Aid Office (HESSA). Attend this hands-on workshop and get your FAFSA completed with the help of a professional! Registration Required.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Dec. 16, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great reads for teens – 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.
Family Programs
Get Crafty with Miss Nancy
Mon., Dec. 2, 7 pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy being creative together in the library’s Children’s Room.
Read with the Willingboro Police
Mon., Dec. 9, 7 pm. Willingboro Police Community Engagement Officer Sally Landrum will read children’s books to the whole family in a safe and fun environment. Light refreshments will be served.
Read to a Dog
Mon., Dec. 16, 6:30 pm. All ages are welcome to read to or sit by Brutus and his human Karen who come from Therapy Dogs International.
 

Read With Police

wboropoliceRead with the Willingboro Police, Mon., Nov. 18, Dec. 9, 7 pm. Willingboro Police Community Engagement Officer Sally Landrum will read children’s books to the whole family in a safe and fun environment. Light refreshments will be served.

November Events

Children’s Programs

 

Free Math Tutoring

Mon. & Wed., Nov. 4, 6, 13, 18, 20, 25, 2-5 pm. Retired teacher Phyllis Stern (The Math Lady) will be in the library to offer free math tutoring to all ages for elementary math through Algebra II.

Games & Legos @ the Library

Tues., Nov. 5, 12, 19, 3:30. Budding engineers in grades Pre-K-3, use your imagination to build your own creations and play games with your friends.

Tiny Tots Story Time

Wed., Nov. 6, 13, 10:30 am.  Bring your children ages 15 months - 5 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.

Give Thanks Story Time!

Wed., Nov. 20, 11 am. Toddlers ages 15 months - 5 years along with their parents and caregivers will enjoy a fun-filled Thanksgiving celebration, including crafts, playtime, and snacks.

Tween Programs

 

Make & Take Wednesdays

Wed., Nov. 6, 20, 3:30 pm. Students in grades 4-6 can get crafty in the Children’s Room.

Teen Programs

 

The Early Bird Gets the Scholarship

Wed., Nov. 6, 7 pm.  Hold On To Education Foundation will teach teens and parents how to gain an edge when applying for college scholarships and financing.

Free Hands-On FAFSA Help

Sat., Nov. 16, 2 pm. Michael Whiting is a lifelong Willingboro resident who works with the NJ Financial Aid Office (HESSA). Attend this hands-on workshop and get your FAFSA completed with the help of a professional! Registration Required.

Cover2Cover High School Book Club

Mon., Nov. 18, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great reads for teens – 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.

Family Programs

 

Customer Appreciation Week, Nov. 4-9

We love our customers! Surprises and treats all week for library users. All prizes are gifts and donations, courtesy of local merchants and vendors.

 

Games and Legos @ the Library

Mon., Nov. 4, 7 pm. Bring the whole family to play games and Legos in the library’s Children’s Room.

Read with the Willingboro Police

Mon., Nov. 18, 7 pm. Willingboro Police Community Engagement Officer Sally Landrum will read children’s books to the whole family in a safe and fun environment. Light refreshments will be served.

Tiny Tots Story Time

storytimebearTiny Tots story time Wed., June 12 & 26, 10:30 am. Toddlers ages 18 mos.-4 years will enjoy learning finger plays, munching on snacks, and playing together with their parents and caregivers using interactive toys after story time.

Educational websites for children

These websites are recommended by the Willingboro school district:
 
ALEKS - Assessment and Learning Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. 
 

 

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