Library Programs

December Events

Exhibits
Meet the Exhibitor – Souls Shot
Exhibit Displayed: Dec. 3 - 30
This coalition to stop gun violence will display items at the Willingboro Public Library.
Exhibit Reception: Sat., Dec. 7, 2 pm. Refreshments will be served.
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.
Adult Programs
Food Bank of South Jersey POP-UP Mobile Pantry Program
Tues., Dec. 3 & 17, 11 am Willingboro Public Library and South Jersey Food Bank Partner together to bring NJ Residents a Mobile Food Pantry to promote healthier families. Identification and Proof of NJ Residency required. Pantry held outside the Library.
Drop-in Computer Classes
Tues., Dec. 3, Dec. 10 & Dec. 17, 6 – 7:30 pm. A Literacy NJ, Burlington County Program volunteer will be available in our Computer Technology Center to help improve language skills, prepare for the US Citizenship test, learn Microsoft Office or create a resume. No need to register, first come, first served.
Beginning ESL Classes
Wed., Dec. 4, 11 & 18, 10 am. Literacy New Jersey, Burlington County will again offer free instruction in English. If you are interested, please call the reference desk at the library, or Literacy New Jersey at 609-877-5566.
Try Art
Wed., Dec. 4, 7 pm Join us at the Willingboro Public Library to learn a new art skill, we will explore different mediums such as crochet, painting and paper quilling. Register at the Reference desk starting two weeks before each class.
Intermediate ESL Classes
Thurs., Dec. 5, 12 & 19, 10 am. Literacy New Jersey, Burlington County will again offer free ESL instruction to students who already know some English. If you are interested, please call the reference desk at the library, or Literacy New Jersey at 609-877-5566.
Book Club Café!
Wed., Dec. 11, 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.
Qigong for Everyone
Thurs., Dec. 12, 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., Dec. 12, 1 pm. Together we will explore the pleasures and benefits of meditation. Everyone is welcome, register at the Reference Desk any time.
Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening
Mon., Dec. 16, 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.
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., Dec. 16, 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.
Sojourner Group
Wed., Dec. 18, 10:30 am. Join us to discuss selected articles, issues and topics that affect us daily on every third Wednesday of the month.
African Heritage Film Festival
Thurs., Dec. 19, 6:30 pm
Willingboro Public Library and Links Inc. Rancocas Valley Chapter will host an African Heritage Film Festival 3rd Thursdays of the month. Light refreshments will be served.
Computer Classes
Keyboarding
Mon., Dec. 2, 6:30 pm. Learn some great techniques for keyboarding like a pro. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
PC Basics
Mon., Thurs., Dec. 5, 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.
MS Excel for Beginners
Tues., Mon., Dec. 9, 10 am. A gentle introduction to cells and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Microsoft Word 2013
Mon., Tues., Dec. 10, 2 pm. Learn how to create professional looking documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Bullet Journaling for Beginners
Wed., Dec. 11, 7 pm.
A bullet journal is an organizational system that helps you keep track of everything in your busy life. It’s a life hack, a physical place to store everything you need to do, remember, or give attention to. Join us to learn the basics of creating your own bullet journal. Register at the Reference Desk starting Nov. 27.
Friends of the Library
Monthly Meetings
Sat., Dec. 28, noon. Support the library in co-operation with a great group of Friends, who are now planning an exciting fund-raiser in December. There are excellent leadership opportunities for those who are ready to step up.
Library Board of Trustees
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

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