Library Programs

March Events

Exhibits
Rancocas Nature Center
Exhibit Displayed: Mar. 2 - 30
Exhibit Reception: Sat., Mar. 9, 3 pm. Refreshments will be served.
Children’s Programs
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Mar. 6, 13, 10:30 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 15 momths-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.
Free Tutoring @ Your Library
Wed., Mar. 6, 13, 20, 6 pm. Willingboro High School honor students will tutor students in elementary and middle school. Space is limited and registration is required.
Legos @ the Library
Thurs., Mar. 7 and 21, 4 pm. Budding engineers in grades K through 3, use your imagination to build your own creations – the sky is the limit!
Snack and Study
Thurs., Mar. 14, 28, 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.
Tiny Tots ‘It’s Spring!’ Party
Wed., Mar. 20, 11 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 15 months-5 years. to the library for Spring-themed crafts, stories, games, snacks and fun. Siblings welcome.
Read to a Dog
Thurs., Mar. 21, 6 pm. Readers of all ages are welcome to come in and get to know our furry therapy dogs.
Tween Programs
Sixth Annual Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Jan. – Mar., All Day. Art projects will be accepted from January 2 through March 15 for entry in our sixth annual art contest. Students in 5th and 6th grade should drop off their entries in the Children’s Room.
Make & Take Wednesdays
Wed., Mar. 6 and 20, 3:30 pm. Kids in grades 4-6, take a break from homework and create a fun craft to keep or give away.
Mother/Daughter Book Club
Wed., Mar. 20, 6 pm. Mothers and daughters (grades 4-8) can explore stories together, independently and at the library’s book club! Light refreshments will be served.
Women’s History Month Challenge
March. Anytime. How well do you know the women who helped shape this world? Complete the challenge and win a prize!
Teen Programs
Sixth Annual Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Jan. – Mar., All Day. Art projects will be accepted from January 2 through March 15 for entry in our sixth 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., Mar. 25, 2:15 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
Read Across America Make & Take Craft for Families
Fri., Mar. 1, 3-5 pm. Everybody loves books! Celebrate Read Across America Day and drop by the library and READ. You and your family can Make & Take a book-related craft in celebration of the joy of reading!
Sixth Annual Youth Art Contest Reception @ the Willingboro Public Library
Wed., Mar. 27, 7 pm. Experience the talent of Willingboro’s youth at the library’s sixth annual Youth Art Contest; meet the artists, mingle with friends and family, and find out who came out on top in each age group.
Adult Programs
Beginner ESL Classes
Wed., Mar. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10 am. Literacy New Jersey, Burlington County will again offer free basic instruction in English. If you are interested, please call the reference desk at the library, or Literacy New Jersey at 609-877-5566.
UCEDC: Basics of Financing Your Business
Wed., Mar. 6, 6:30 pm.
Access to capital is critical to many small businesses, yet most owners don’t understand how to determine what they qualify for, what money is available to them and the roadblocks they may face obtaining financing. This workshop was created to address these issues as well as inform business owners of what’s expected of them in obtaining capital. Register at the reference desk starting Feb. 20.
English Conversation Classes
Thurs., Mar. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10 am. Literacy New Jersey, Burlington County will again offer free conversation practice in English. If you are interested, please call the reference desk at the library, or Literacy New Jersey at 609-877-5566.
International Women’s Day Program
Sat., Mar. 9, 1 pm
Links Inc. Rancocas Valley Chapter and Willingboro Public Library invite you to celebrate International Women’s Day.
The Buck-up List
Sat, Mar. 9, 2 pm. Rev. Theresa Nance wants to help you accomplish the things that matter to you.
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., Mar. 11, 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.
Book Club Café!
Wed., Mar. 13, 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., Mar. 13, 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.
Women Authors Program
Sat., Mar. 16, 2:30 pm. In celebration of Women’s History Month, meet the authors Joyce Chase and Daja Joseph who will read from and sign their individual books: Diva Get Your Life: Building your Best Life Break by Break by Joyce Chase and Jump To It and Do It by Daja Joseph. Light refreshment will be served.
Family History with Ancestry.com
Tues., Mar. 19, 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.
Sojourner Group
Wed., Mar. 20, 10:30 am. Join us on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss selected articles, issues and topics that affect us daily.
Small Business Administration: Selling to the Government
Wed., Mar. 20, 1 pm. The number of steps a small business needs to take to get started selling in government contracting can seem daunting. Join Peter Susberich and Janett Peralta-Torres from the Small Business Administration and let them educate you on how to market and sell to the government. Register at the reference desk starting Mar. 6.
Qigong for Everyone
Thurs., Mar. 21, 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., Mar. 21, 1 pm. Willingboro Public Library’s own Linda Cope and Marian Jackson will introduce us to the pleasures and benefits of meditation. Everyone is welcome, register at the Reference Desk any time.
African Heritage Film Festival
Thurs., Mar 21, 6:30 pm
Willingboro Public Library and Links Inc. Rancocas Valley Chapter will show an African Heritage documentary and hold discussion on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Light refreshments will be served.
Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening
Mon., Mar. 25, 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.
Computer Classes
MS Excel for Beginners
Thurs., Mar. 7, 6 pm. A gentle introduction to cells and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting Feb. 21.
Microsoft Word 2013
Tues., Mar. 12, 2 pm. Learn how to create professional looking documents using Microsoft Word 2013. Register at the Reference Desk starting two weeks before each class.
Social Media and Marketing
Wed., Mar. 27, 7 pm.
Get help traversing the jungle of social media and marketing and improve your small business! Register at the Reference Desk starting Mar. 13.
PC Basics
Thurs., Mar. 28, 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.
Library Board of Trustees
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month: Mar. 13, 7:30 p.m.

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