Youth Services Department

January Events

Exhibits
Youth Achievers Science and Math Projects
Experience the hard work, ingenuity, and winning projects of the area’s best and brightest in engineering, the sciences and math. Exhibit Displayed: January 4 – 30. Meet the Young Scientists: Sat., January 6, 2 pm. Light Refreshments served.
Children’s Programs
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Jan. 3, 10, 10:30 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 18 months to four years to the library and listen to stories and learn finger plays with your little one. Enjoy interactive toys and snacks in the library’s meeting room after story time. Register Now!
Snack is Back
Tues., Jan. 16, 3:30-5 pm. Unpack your book bag and grab a healthy snack! Focus on your homework as we provide an afterschool treat to children in grades Pre-K-6th.
Tween Programs
Fifth Annual Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Jan. – Mar., All Day. Art projects will be accepted from January 2 through March 23 for entry in our fifth annual art contest. Students in 5th and 6th grade should drop off their entries in the Children’s Room.
Tween Game On!
Wed., Jan. 17, 6:30 pm. Kids in grades 4-6, 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 a get your game on!
Teen Programs
Fifth Annual Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Jan. – Mar., All Day. Art projects will be accepted from January 2 through March 23 for entry in our fifth annual art contest. Students in 7th through 12th grade should drop off their entries in the Children’s Room.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Jan. 22, 2:30 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great read for teens – light refreshments will be served. This program will be held in the Willing High School’s MVP Room; all area high school students are welcome to attend.
Family Programs
All Ages Cartooning Workshop
Wed., Jan. 10, 4pm
Join cartoonist Jdel Dragonwhaler to learn the art of drawing cartoons.
Meet the Children’s Author: Joseph A. Jackson-Morris
Sat., Jan. 13, 2-4:30 pm. It is okay to be different! Stop by the library to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King with the book reading Light in the Darkest of Days read by Children’s Author Joseph A. Jackson-Morris at 2 pm. Let’s teach children that bulling is not okay, and together we can bring dark days into light! Books for purchase and signing for a fee of $12.95.
Planning for Your Special Needs Child
Thurs., Jan. 18, 7pm
Credit Union of New Jersey will advise parents of special needs children on planning for their futures, financially and otherwise.
 

Tiny Tots Story Time

storytimebearWed., Dec. 27, Jan. 3, 10, 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.

December Events

Children’s Programs
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Dec. 6, 13, & 27, 10:30 am. Toddlers ages 18 mos.-4yrs. will enjoy learning finger plays, munching on snacks, and playing together with their parents and caregivers using interactive toys after story time.
Welcome Winter!
Wed., Dec. 20, 11am. Toddlers ages 18 mos.-4 years along with their parents and caregivers will enjoy welcoming winter in style with winter crafts, indoor snowball games, and hot chocolate!
Tween Programs
Judge that Book!
Entire Month of December. Write a book review of your latest read(s). If yours gets picked in the drawing, you’ll win a prize!
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!
Family Programs
Meet the Children’s Author/Book Signing
Sat., Dec. 9, 3 pm. Meet Joanie Boney, the author of Puppies for Christmas. Books will be available for signing/purchase and light refreshments will be served.
 

Cover2Cover Book Club

Cover2Cover High School Book Club will resume in the new school year. 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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