Youth Services Department

New Jersey Orators

njoratorscompressJoin the young people of New Jersey Orators for an evening of recreations of famous speeches, music performances and more on Thurs., May 10 at 6:30 p.m. The New Jersey orators, mentored by Willingboro residents Robert and Joyce Payne, are teens from all over South Jersey who wish to improve their rhetorical and performance skills. This free program is open to all and required no registration.

May Events

Children’s Programs
Children’s Book Week – Kid’s Choice
Mon.-Sat., Apr. 30-May 6, During Library Hours. Willingboro Public Library cares about what books you love to read! Kids in grades K through 6, tell us what books you enjoy reading and you could win a prize in our random drawing!
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., May 2 & 9, 10:30 am. Bring children ages 18 months to 4 years to the library to interact with stories, learn songs, play games and enjoy socializing. Playtime and snacks will follow for all attendees. Siblings welcome!
Snack is Back
Tues., May 8, 3 pm. Children in Pre-K through 6th grade, “hit” the books at the library and enjoy a healthy snack provided by the library!
Celebrate Animal Books
Thurs., May 17, 3:30-5:30 pm. Children in Pre-K through Grade 3, celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week by enjoying animal-themed books and saying hello to a special animal friend.
Bust a Move Tiny Tots
Wed., May 23, 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!
Tween Programs
Paint Your Heart Out
Wed., May 16, 5 pm. Tweens in grades 4 through 6, find your inner artist and express yourself using watercolors.
Teen Programs
Circus Challenge
Wed., May 9, 6 pm. Teens, want to learn how to juggle, spin plates, or do complex rope tricks? Try these and other skill toys at our Circus Challenge!
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., May 21, 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 Willingboro High School’s MVP Room; all area high school students are welcome to attend.
Family Programs
Blankets, Books and Slippers
Thurs., May 3, 7 pm. Celebrate Children’s Book Week at this pajama story time – don’t forget to grab your favorite stuffed animal!
NJ Orators
Thurs., May 10, 6:30 pm. Experience an evening of oratory excellence and music as members of the NJ Orators share their presentations and talents.
 

April Events

Exhibits
Youth Art Contest Projects
Experience the hard work and talent of Willingboro’s youth; all of the projects from the Youth Art Contest will be displayed for the community to enjoy. Exhibit Displayed: April 3 – 27. No reception will be held.
Children’s Programs
Tiny Tots Story Time
Wed., Apr. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:30 am. Bring children ages 18 months to 4 years to the library to interact with stories, learn songs, play games and enjoy socializing. Playtime and snacks will follow for all attendees. Siblings welcome!
Snack is Back
Tues., Apr. 10, 3 pm. Children in Pre-K through 6th grade, “hit” the books at the library and enjoy a healthy snack provided by the library!
DEAR Day – Drop Everything and Read Day
Thurs., Apr. 12, 3:30-6:30 pm. Children in Pre-K through Grade 3, come to library and read books aloud in the Children’s Room! Everyone will receive bookmark, pencil and sticker.
Children’s Book Week – Kid’s Choice
Mon.-Sat., Apr. 30-May 6, During Library Hours. Willingboro Public Library cares about what books you love to read! Kids in grades K through 6, tell us what books you enjoy reading and you could win a prize in our random drawing!
Tween Programs
Finger Knitting
Wed., Apr. 25, 5 pm. Tweens in grades 4 through 6, learn how to knit with just your fingers and some yarn – no pointy needles necessary!
Teen Programs
Sigma Club Youth Career Fair
Sat., Apr. 7, 12 pm. 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.
Cover2Cover High School Book Club
Mon., Apr. 23, 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 Willingboro High School’s MVP Room; all area high school students are welcome to attend.
Family Programs
Meet the Children’s Author: Leesha Ann Stanford
Sat., Apr. 7, 3 pm. Meet Leesha Ann Stanford, author of A Sister’s Tale. Signed books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
 

Tiny Tots Story Time

storytimebearWed., Apr. 18, 25, May 2, 9, 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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