Library Programs

January Events

Exhibits
Youth Achievers Science and Math Projects
Cancelled.
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.
Adult Programs
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., Jan. 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 Ancestry.com
Tues., Jan. 9, 6:30 pm. Take advantage of the library’s subscription to Ancestry.com to explore your family history. Register at the Reference Desk any time.
Book Club Café!
Wed., Jan. 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., Jan. 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.
Peer2Peer Marketing Meet-Up
Wed., Jan. 10, 6 pm. Join fellow small business owners for an informal monthly discussion about marketing techniques. Share what did and didn’t work for you and learn from your peers. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Qigong for Everyone
Thurs., Jan. 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., Jan. 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.
Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening
Mon., Jan. 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 pressure and blood sugar screening. Registration is not required.
Scrap-Booking!
Mon., Jan. 22, 6:30 pm. 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.
African Heritage Film Festival
Tues., Jan., 23, 6:30 pm
Willingboro Public Library and Links Inc. Rancocas Valley Chapter will show an African Heritage documentary and hold discussion at the Willingboro Township Senior Citizens Center on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Light refreshments will be served.
Create a Vision Board
Thurs., Jan. 25, 6:30 pm. Visualization is a powerful tool to making how you want to feel come to life.
Bring your goals and we will provide the materials and refreshment to help you create your personal VISION BOARD using magazines and crafts.
The Power of the Ballot
Tues, Jan. 30, 6:30 pm. The Honorable Michael Nutter, former mayor of Philadelphia, will tell us why our votes are more powerful than we think. Presented by the Willingboro Community Development Corporation and the Willingboro Public Library, sign up at the Reference Desk starting Jan. 16.
Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed., Jan. 31, 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Life is a gift. Give more of it. Please support patients who need blood by donating to the American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Willingboro Public Library. Call to register and make appointment at 609-877-6668.
Computer Classes
PC Basics
Thurs., Jan. 4, 10 am. 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., Jan. 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.
MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Tues., Jan. 16, 2 pm. Learn the basics of making presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting Jan. 2.
MS Excel for Beginners
Wed., Jan. 17, 10 am. A gentle introduction to cells and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Python for Beginners
Sat., Jan. 20 and 27 & Feb. 3, 10 & 17, 1 pm. Five sessions will introduce students to this dynamic, high level programming language. Register at the Reference Desk starting Jan. 6.
Etsy for Business
Tues., Jan. 23, 2 pm. Learn how to create and maintain a successful online arts and crafts store using etsy.com. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
E-Commerce
Thurs., Jan. 25, 2 pm. Learn the ins and outs of establishing a successful online business. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
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, Jan. 10.
 

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