Youth Services Department

March Events

Children’s Programs
Blankets, Books and Slippers
Thurs., Mar. 1, 7 pm. Children in grades Pre-K-3, grab your favorite stuffed animal and visit the library for a pajama story time! Register Now!
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Mar. 7, 14, 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!
Snack is Back
Tues., March 13, 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.
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.
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!
Tween Game On!
Wed., Jan. 17, 6:30 pm. Kids in grades 4-6, take a game break at the library! Test your skills on the Wii, a board game, cards, or Twister; all pre-teens are welcome to drop in a get your game on!
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.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Mar. 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
Read Across America Make & Take Craft for Families
Fri., Mar. 2, 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!
Rosa Parks: A One-Woman Show
Sat., Mar. 3, 2pm
Alex Ford presents the life of the great civil rights acitivist Rosa Parks. Co-presented by the American Historical Theatre and sponsored by the NJ Council for the Humanities.
All Ages Cartooning Workshop
Wed., Mar. 14, 4pm
Join cartoonist Jdel Dragonwhaler to learn the art of drawing cartoons.
Fifth Annual Youth Art Contest Reception @ the Willingboro Public Library
Wed., Mar. 28, 7 pm. Experience the talent of Willingboro’s youth at the library’s fifth annual Youth Art Contest; meet the artists, mingle with friends and family, and find out who came out on top in each age group.
 

Youth Art Contest

artcontestYoung artists in gr. 5-12 are invited to enter a contest at Willingboro Public Library between Jan. 2 and Mar. 23. Artwork may be in any medium and should be dropped off in the children’s dept. Prizes of art supplies will be awarded in three age groups, gr. 5-6, 7-9, and 10-12. The art show, reception with refreshments, and prize announcements will be made on Wed., Mar. 28 at 7 p.m.

February Events

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.
 

Tiny Tots Story Time

storytimebearWed., Feb. 7, 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14, 10:30 am. Toddlers ages 18 mos.-4 years will enjoy learning finger plays, munching on snacks, and playing together with their parents and caregivers using interactive toys after story time.

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