Library Programs

February Events

Exhibits
Zeta Delta Chapter
Exhibit Displayed: Feb. 3 - 28
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Zeta Delta Chapter will display memorabilia, photos and other items as well as paintings from a member of the chapter. LorieAnn Wilkerson-Leconte.
Meet the Exhibitor: Sat., Feb. 3, 1 pm. Refreshments will be served.
Children’s Programs
Black History Month Reading Contest
February, Anytime. Children in grades K-6, read any book by an African American author or about Black history or culture and enter your name in a prize drawing any time in the month of February in the Children’s Room.
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Feb. 7, 21, 28, 10:30 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 18 mos.-4yrs. 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!
Tiny Tots Heart-to-Heart
Wed., Feb. 14, 11 am. Parents bring your Tiny Tots ages 18 months to four years to the library and show them your love as you engage in Valentine crafts and activities together!
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.
Slime Your Valentine!
Wed., Feb. 14, 4 pm. Kids in grades 4-6, bring a friend and dig into this fun and griming slime-making event.
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.
Girls Can Code!
Sat., Feb. 3, 9 am & March 3, 1 pm. Girls in grades 6-8, learn how to write your computer programs and other coding skills using puzzles, games and mazes. Brought to you by TechGirlz.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Feb. 26, 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
Black History Gala
Sat., Feb. 3, 2 pm. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Zeta Delta Chapter and Willingboro Public Library will co-sponsor an afternoon of cultural activities featuring Universal African Dance & Drum and others. No registration required and light refreshments will be served.
African American Read-in-Chain
Sun., Feb. 4, 2 pm. Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. and Willingboro Public Library will co-sponsor a celebration of African American literary creativity with read-aloud from favorite African American authors. No registration required and light refreshments served
All Ages Cartooning Workshop
Wed., Feb. 21, 4pm
Join cartoonist Jdel Dragonwhaler to learn the art of drawing cartoons.
Blacks in Wax
Sat., Feb. 24, 11 am. Delta Academy and Delta G.E.M.S youth programs sponsored by the Rancocas Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and Willingboro Public Library present “Because Of Them, We Can: The 22 Courageous Collegians of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
No registration required and light refreshments served.
Adult Programs
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., Feb. 5, 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!
UCEDC: Your Credit and You
Tues., Feb. 6, 12 pm. Pack a lunch and join us as UCEDC helps you to understand the important role that credit plays in your small business; we’ll also cover what lenders look for and what types of financing are available for small business. Register at the Reference Desk starting Jan. 23.
Meet the Author – Dr. Benjamin Nero
Sat., Feb. 10, 2 pm. Dr. Benjamin Nero will discuss and sign his book That’s the Way it Was: A Memoir. No registration required and light refreshments served.
Family History with Ancestry.com
Tues., Feb. 13, 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., Feb. 14, 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., Feb. 14, 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.
SCORE: Entrepreneurs Master Class
Thurs., Feb. 15, 6:30 pm.
Want to learn more about current business literature to help you in your small business game? Then join us as Kartik Bhavsar from Score plays a short video and leads a peer discussion group.
Sojourner Group
Wed., Feb. 21, 10:30 am. Join us to discuss selected articles, issues and topics that affect us daily on every third Wednesday of the month.
Qigong for Everyone
Thurs., Feb. 22, 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., Feb. 22, 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., Feb. 26, 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., Feb. 26, 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., Feb. 27, 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.
Peer2Peer Marketing Meet-Up
Wed., Feb. 28, 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.
Computer Classes
Python for Beginners
Sat., 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.
PC Basics
Wed., Feb. 7, 2 pm. 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., Feb. 13, 2 pm. Learn how to create professional looking documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Register 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, Feb. 14.
 

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