Youth Services Department

Free Summer Lunch for Children and Teens

healthylunchWillingboro Public Library will offer children and teens a free, nutritious lunch from Mon. through Thurs., July 3 through Aug. 24 at 12:30 p.m. in the library café. Willingboro Dept. of Community Affairs administers this program, funded by a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and has partnered with the library for the last three years. In 2016, the library supplied lunch to over 1000 youngsters. 

July Events

Children’s Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Tues., July 11, 18, 25 & Aug. 1, 2 pm. Children entering grades 1 through 3 in the Fall, you are invited to WPL’s Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Tiny Tots Fun in the Sun
Wed., July 19, 11 am. Bring your tiny tots (ages 18 months to 5 years old) and your lawn chairs for some fun in the sun! Dress your little one in their bathing suit so they can splash and play in the sprinkler! Weather permitting.
Tween Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Wed., July 5, 12, 19, 26 & Aug. 2, 2 pm. Children entering grades 4 through 6 in the Fall, you are invited to WPL’s Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Family Programs
Free Lunch @ Your Free Library
Mon.-Thurs., July 3 - Aug. 25, 12:30 pm. A free, balanced lunch will be provided in the library’s café to anyone 18 years old and younger.
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Thurs., July 13 and Thur., July 27, 6 pm. Can’t make it to the Summer Reading Club in the afternoon? Come to these evening sessions to receive prizes for reading and to meet some surprise library guests!
Library Day @ Rita’s
Sat., July 22, 1-3 pm. When you visit Rita’s in Willingboro, your sweet treat will come with a free book!
Teen Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World!
Thurs., July 6, 13, 20, 21 & Aug. 3, 2 pm. Teens entering grades 7 through 12 in the Fall, you are invited to WPL’s Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.

Summer Reading Club Kickoff

srccompressSign up now for Summer Reading Club! Meetings begin June 27. Gr. 1-3 meet on Tuesdays at 2pm; Gr. 4-6 meet on Wednesdays at 2pm; and Gr. 7-12 meet on Thursdays at 2pm. Can't make a daytime meeting? Two evening family meetings are scheduled for July 13 and 27 at 6pm; or you can ask about being an independent reader. 

June Programs

Children’s Programs
Bust a Move Tiny Tots!
Wed., June 14, 10:30 am. Parents bring your toddlers ages 18 months to 4 years to the library and enjoy singing songs, playing small rhythm instruments, and dancing! Afterwards, enjoy snacks together.
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World
Tues., June 27, 2 pm. Children entering grades 1 through 3 in the fall, you are invited to Build a Better World by joining WPL’s Summer Reading Club! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Tween Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World
Wed., June 28, 2 pm. Children entering grades 4 through 6 in the fall, you are invited to Build a Better World by joining WPL’s Summer Reading Club! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Teen Programs
Summer Reading Club – Build a Better World
Thurs., June 29, 2 pm. Teens entering grades 7 through 12 in the fall, you are invited to Build a Better World by joining WPL’s Summer Reading Club! Make friends during your summer vacation while you enjoy stories, crafts, prizes, snacks and games.
Family Programs
Journey on the Underground Railroad
Thurs., June 15, 7 pm. Experience the Underground Railroad in these interactive programs presented by the Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington County.
Summer Reading Club Kick-Off
Sat., June 17, 2 pm. Children entering grades 1 through 12 in the fall, stay in the habit of reading throughout the summer! Stop by the library and sign up for our Summer Reading Club and be a part of our summer fun.
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