Family Events for Everyone – Spring 2015



Open to the general public – registration requested





2015 Bookmark Design Contest Recognition Night                                            

Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 p.m.

Certificates and awards presented.



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Just for Fun Magic & Comedy Show ***                                                             

Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m.

All are invited to the family entertainment immediately following the Bookmark Design Contest presentation.

Experience impossible magic, hilarious comedy and memorable interaction in this one-man show with Bill Kerwood.

Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of this program

*** Funding for this program is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Division of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts from a grant to the Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County.





May 4 – 10, 2015 … the 96th Anniversary!


Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.

Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!



Celebrate Children’s Book Week with:


Bounce into Spring Tales                                                                                                    

Sunday, May 3, 3:00 p.m.

‘Springy’ stories, puppets, props, and activities, with Lady Hawke Storyteller, Laura Kaighn.

Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of this program












Children’s Programs – Spring 2015


Children’s Programs are open to WDFPL members and WD residents.    

Programs run April 20 through June 11



  • according to child’s age at time of sign-up,
  • required for all programs,
  • begins April 13,
  • call 856-845-5593 or stop in.




Kidkins – Preschool Story Time

Ages 3-5

Parent/caregiver must remain in Library.

   Register for one of the following classes:

   Mondays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.


   Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

   April 20 – June 9




S.M.I.L.E. (open to general public)

Silent Mentors in Literacy Education

Children read aloud to therapy pets

from FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.


   6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

   April 22, May 13 & 27, June 10




Kiddles – 2s Story Time 

Ages 24-36 mos. with parent/caregiver


   11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

   April 23 – June 11




Yiddie Biddie Kiddies – Toddler Time  

Ages 12-24 mos. with parent/caregiver


   10:05 – 10:30 a.m.

   April 23 – June 11




Library Kids’ Club – After School Tuesdays

Grades K-4

Parent/caregiver of children 7 and younger must remain in Library.

   4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  * Group begins around 4:10 to allow for school bus schedules.

   April 21 – June 9