Library Programs

May Events

Exhibits
Meet the Exhibitor – Haitian Community of N J
Exhibit Displayed: May 4 - 28
The Haitian community of New Jersey will display cultural arts, artifact and fashion in celebration of Haiti Flag Day, May 18.
Haitian Heritage festival: Sat., May 18, 12-4 pm
Children’s Programs
Children’s Book Week 100th Anniversary – Kid’s Choice
Wed., May 1- 5, During Library Hours. Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week! Kids in grades K – 6, the Willingboro Public Library cares about what books you love to read! Tell us your favorites and you could win a prize in our random drawing!
Children’s Book Week 100th Anniversary Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., May 1, 11 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 15 months-4 years to the library for a special story time that encourages our children to Read Now – Read Forever.
Snack and Study
Thurs., May 2, 3:30 pm. Unpack your book bag and grab a healthy snack! Focus on your homework as we provide and afterschool treat to children in grades Pre-K-6.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Thurs., May 2, 7 pm. Children ages 2-8 years old are invited to wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuff animal friend for a stuffed animal sleepover. Crafts, songs, stories, snacks and fun will be provided. The stuffed animal friends will stay at the library for their very own sleepover!
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., May 8 & 15, 10:30 am. Bring children ages 15 months to 4 years to interact with stories, learn songs, play games and enjoy socializing. Playtime and snacks will follow for all attendees. Siblings welcome!
Legos @ the Library
Thurs., May 9, 4 pm. Budding engineers in grades Pre-K-3, use your imagination to build your own creations – the sky is the limit!
Tween Programs
Make & Take Wednesdays
Wed., May 8, 4 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., May 15, 6 pm. Mothers and daughters (grades 4-8) explore stories together and independently at the library’s book club! Light refreshments served.
Teen Programs
Free Tutoring @ Your Library
Wed., May 1, 8, 15, & 22. Willingboro High School honor students will tutor students in elementary and middle school. Space is limited and registration is required.
Get Runway Ready!
Weds., May 15, 6 pm. Ediomi Utuk, Willingboro resident and fashion and style enthusiast and professional photographer will lead this two-part runway workshop for teens interested in modeling.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., May 20, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great reads for teens – light refreshments 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
NJ Orators
Tues., May 14, 6:30 pm. Experience an evening of oratory excellence and music as members of the NJ Orators share their presentations and talents.
Meet the Children’s Author Dominique Harris
Sat., May 18, 3 pm. Meet Dominique Harris, author of When I See a Rainbow. Signed books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
Adult Programs
Cutting the Cord
Wed., May 1, 7 pm. Willingboro Public Library’s own Sandra Cronce will tell how she was able to cut the cable (and the cable bills), and start streaming tv shows and movies instead. Register at the Reference
English Conversation Classes
Wed., May 8, 15, 22, 29, 10 am. Literacy New Jersey, Burlington County continues 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.
Book Café
Wed., May 8, 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., May 8, 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.
Sewing w/MK Designs
Mon., May 13, 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., May 15, 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., May 16, 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., May 16, 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
Thurs., May 16, 6:30 pm Willingboro Public Library and Links Inc. Rancocas Valley Chapter will show an African Heritage documentary and hold discussion at the Willingboro Public Library on the 3th Thursday of the month. Light refreshments will be served.
Blood Pressure & Sugar Screening
Mon., May 20, 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., May 20, 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.
Family History with Ancestry.com
Tues., May 21, 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.
Computer Classes
PC Basics
Mon., May 6, 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.
E-Commerce
Wed., May 8, 7 pm. Learn the ins and outs of establishing a successful online business. Sign up at the Reference Desk starting April 24.
Microsoft Word 2013
Tues., May 14, 10am. 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., May 22, 7 pm.
Get help traversing the jungle of social media and marketing and improve your small business! Register at the Reference Desk starting May 8.
Library Board of Trustees
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month: May 8, 7:30 p.m.
 

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