On Wed., Mar. 9 we will hold a brief ceremony at 6:30pm in honor of the renaming of our multipurpose room after Christine H. King. All are invited. Refreshments will be served. We are sorry to announce the passing of retired Library Director Christine King. Miss King was director of the Willingboro Public Library from 1997 to 2014. She previously held positions at Atlantic City Public Library, Stockton State College, and the Free Library of Philadelphia. A native of Philadelphia, she graduated from Lincoln University and received her master's degree in library science from Drexel University. She was greatly loved and will be missed by all her co-workers.
140,475 people visited the library in 2015.
93,061 books & other items were borrowed.
54,748 people used our public computers.
14,142 research questions were answered.
16,277 people used our meeting rooms.
94% of residents have library cards. We hosted Pulitzer Prize winning poet Gregory Pardlo.
The most successful ever 5th annual Del Payne Memorial 5K run/walk raised over $12,000 for library services not covered by our annual budget.