Library Programs

November Programs




Exhibit: Making History: the First African-American Residents

Documents and memorabilia on the first African-American residents of Levittown, who won the right to live here with a historic court case, from the library's Local History Collection and on loan from private collectors.

Exhibit Displayed: Nov. 6-28.

Meet the African-American Pioneers: Sat., Nov. 8, 2 p.m.  Meet and talk to the first African-American Levittown, NJ residents, who moved into town in the early 1960s. Light refreshments served.

Children's Programs


Program: Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Day, Date & Time: Sat., Nov. 1, 2 p.m.

Ages 6-12, Parents welcome

Registration: Begins Oct. 11

Come celebrate the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) at the library! The Day of the Dead is a joyous holiday celebrated throughout Latin America when people remember their loved ones who are gone with food, songs and celebration. Come enjoy bilingual stories and music and then decorate and eat a sugar skull!

Program: Sunday Book Party, "What's Your Family Tree?"

Day, Date & Time: Sun., Nov. 2, 2 p.m.

Ages: 4-10

Registration: Begins Oct. 17

Enjoy stories, fun and games including making your own "family tree."


Program: Tiny Tots Story Time Circle

Day, Dates & Time: Wed., Nov. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 10:30 a.m.

Ages: 18 mos. - 4 yrs.

Registration: Ongoing

Gather at the library for story time and listen as you are read to with friends.

"Little readers" will also enjoy learning finger plays, munching on snacks and

parent interactive toys in the meeting room after story time.


Program: Boyz Candy Munch Down

Day, Date, & Time: Thurs., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.

Grades: 5 - 6

Registration: Begins Oct. 14

Boyz! Guess "old school" candy names and munch on them! Learn their history and cost while enjoying games with your buddies.


Adult Programs


Program: Making History: Rev. W.R. James and the Integration of Levittown

Day, Date & Time: Sat., Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m.

Registration: Not required

In 1958, the Levitt Corp. restricted buyers to Caucasians only. Rev. W.R. James, then stationed at Fort Dix, brought a challenge to this practice in N.J. court. The resulting decision in James v. Levitt changed history. Hear Rev. James tell his story and that of the first African Americans in Willingboro. Other panelists include Karen Beck Pooley of the University of Pennsylvania.


Program: Healthy Relationships for Women of Color

Day, Date & Time: Mon., Nov. 10, 7 p.m. 

Registration: Begins Oct. 27

Social workers from Providence House, one of Burlington County's emergency women's shelters, will lead this workshop on how to live your best life, violence free. All women are invited to attend this important workshop. Light refreshments will be served.


Program: Community Blood Drive

Day, Date & Time: Mon., Nov. 17, 2-8 p.m.

Registration: Begins Nov. 1

Support your local community and help save a life!!!  The American Red Cross will be accepting blood donations in our Community Room.  Blood shortages are particularly severe during the holiday season, so please consider giving blood with your family and friends.


Program: Writing in the Three Act Format: The Skeleton of Good Stories

Day, Date & Time: Sat., Nov. 22, 2:30 p.m. 

Registration: Begins Nov. 8

The Willingboro Writers' Group, part of the NJ Writers' Society, is hosting this workshop.  Discussion will include story structure and how to put together a decent plot line. Light refreshments will be served.


Teen Programs


Program: Game On!

Day, Dates & Time: Mon., Nov. 3, 24, 6:30 p.m.

Grades: 7-12

Registration: Not required

Take a game break this Monday!  Come to the Young Adult Room and kick back with a game of cards, a board game or jump on the Wii and test your gaming skills.  All teens are welcome to drop in and get your game on!


Program: High School Book Club

Day, Date & Time: Mon., Nov. 10, 3 p.m. 

Grades: 9-12

Registration: Not required

Read any good books lately?  Get together with friends and talk about the current great reads!  A new and exciting book is discussed each month.  Copies of the book are provided to club members. Light refreshments will be served.  This program will be held in Willingboro High School's MVP Room.  All area high school students are welcome to attend.


Program: Newbery Book Club

Day, Date & Time: Wed., Nov. 12, 3:30 p.m.

Grades: 6-8

Registration: Ongoing

Discuss the latest and coolest books for young teens over refreshments.  Participants receive books free every month.  Students in Willingboro public schools receive extra credit for attending!



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