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Meet the Artist: Charles Cooper PDF Print E-mail

passagecompressAn exhibit of art work based on illustrations from his book Passage: My Journey from Grief to Recovery will be hung and displayed at Willingboro Public Library from Sept. 6-27. Meet the artist Charles Cooper on Sat., Sept. 6 at 2 p.m. This free event is open to the public. No registration is required and refreshments will be served. 

 
4th Annual Del Payne Memorial 5K Run/Walk PDF Print E-mail

delpayneWillingboro Public Library will again honor its late library trustee and track fan Delbert S. Payne with a 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Sat., Sept. 27 at 8 a.m. in Willingboro’s Millcreek Park. Race day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. “Del Payne was a Renaissance man with many interests, including running,” says Harry W. Kendall, president of the library board of trustees. “He regularly attended the Penn Relays, and in fact had a race named for him at one point.” Interested runners and walkers can pick up entry forms at Willingboro Public Library or register online at www.active.com .

 
Our Top Ten Accomplishments of 2014 PDF Print E-mail

2014
AS OF JUNE 30

67,300 people visited the library.

56,315 books, magazines, kindles, movies, cds and more were borrowed.

Our staff assisted 301 people to find jobs.

We added evening Summer Reading Club meetings for working families.

We won a prestigious grant from the NJ Council for the Humanities to hold an NJ350 program on “Black Suburbanization in New Jersey” in October.

We won the New Jersey State Library’s 2014 Multicultural Programming Award for the 2013-4 series “African Immigrants in NJ: A Celebration.”

We held the first African Cultural Festival, attended by over 300.

We had our best Black History Month ever, with over 500 participating in library events.

The second annual Town Center Day, attended by 1000 people in 2013, is on track for another successful event on August 9.

The 4th Annual Del Payne Memorial 5K is on track to raise money for the library on Sept. 27.

 
In Memoriam PDF Print E-mail

annemariegillcompressWe sorrowfully announce the sudden passing of reference librarian Anne-Marie Gill. She was a kind and skillful help to many people in her library career and will be greatly missed.

 
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