Youth Services Department

The Early Bird Gets the Scholarship

Hold On EdGet the jump on free money for college at Willingboro Public Library on Thurs., Apr. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Retired educator Helena Kossof-Sullivan of the Hold On to Education Foundation will discuss secrets of success in winning scholarships and grants. This free program is open to all ages. Refreshments will be served. Helena Kossof-Sullivan is a former superintendent of the Springfield, NJ school district, who currently works as a professional grant writer. The Hold On to Education Foundation, located in Willingboro, promotes educational development of children from inner-city and struggling suburban school districts.

April Programs

Children’s Programs
Bust a Move Tiny Tots!
Wed., Apr. 5, 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.
Snack is Back!
Tues., Apr. 11, 3 pm. Children in Pre-K through 6th grade, “hit” the books at the library and enjoy a healthy snack provided by WPL!
Tween Programs
I Bet You’ll Like Reading After This...
Sat., Apr. 22, 2 pm. Reading is not just books – Snapchat, Kik, graphic novels and movies count too! Join us for an afternoon of fun, interactive activities, and even a special guest!
Teen Programs
Sigma Club Youth Career Fair
Sat., Apr. 1, 12 noon. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity is hosting a job fair where young adults can meet black professionals from a variety of industries and discuss educational and career opportunities.
Library Lock-In
Sat., Apr. 1, 6 pm-12 midnight.
This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Apr. 24, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great read for teens; a new and exciting book is discussed each month – light refreshments will be served. This program will be held in the Willingboro High School’s MVP Room; all area high school students are welcome to attend.
Family Programs
Journey on the Underground Railroad
Thurs., April 20, 7 pm. Experience the Underground Railroad in these interactive programs presented by the Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington County.
The Early Bird Gets the Scholarship
Thurs., Apr. 27, 6:30 pm. Hold On To Education Foundation will teach teens and parents how to gain an edge when applying for college scholarships and financing.

March Programs

Children’s Programs
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 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!
Tween Programs
Fourth Annual Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Jan. – Mar., All Day. Art projects will be accepted every day for entry in our fourth annual art show. Students in 5th and 6th grade should drop off their entries in the Children’s Room. Last date to submit your work is March 20th.
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!
Family Programs
Read Across America Make & Take Craft for Families
Thurs., 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!
Journey On the Underground Railroad
Thurs., Mar. 9, 6:30 pm. Experience the Underground Railroad in this interactive program presented by the Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington County.
Meet the Author: Ariane Roberts
Sat., Mar 11, 3 pm. Meet Ariane Roberts, author of Jaimie Loves Her Natural Hair. Signed books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
Fourth Annual Youth Art Contest Reception @ the Willingboro Public Library
Thurs., Mar 30, 6:30 pm. Experience the talent of Willingboro’s youth at the library’s fourth annual Youth Art Show; meet the artists, mingle with friends and family, and witness the announcement of each age group’s winning submissions.
Teen Programs
Fourth Annual Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Jan. – Mar., All Day. Art projects will be accepted every day for entry in our fourth annual art show. Students in 7th through 12th grade should drop off their entries in the Children’s Room. Last date to submit your work is March 20tht.
Do the Write Thing
Thurs., Mar. 16, 6:30 pm. A writers’ club for aspiring authors – share your ideas, work with others, and improve your writing skills. Light refreshments will be served.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Mar. 27, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great reads 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.

Cover2Cover Book Club

Cover2Cover High School Book Club, Mon.,Mon., Dec. 19, Jan. 23, Feb. 27, and Mar. 27, 2:15 pm. Get together with friends and talk about the latest great reads for teens, a new and exciting book is provided and discussed each month – light refreshment will be served.  This program will be held in the Willingboro High School’s MVP Room; all area high school students are welcome to attend.

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