Family Events for Everyone – Summer 2015

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Open to the general public.

Programs are subject to change.  Check for updates:   www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us, 856-845-5593, or stop in the Library.

 

 

Summer Kick-Off

Hanging Out with Heroes at the Library *** 

Friday, June 26, 11:00 a.m.

Back for a second time, Two of a Kind, David & Jenny Heitler-Klevans, present an interactive musical program.

 

Wednesday Evenings:  Flicks & PJs

Wear PJs & bring pillow, blanket, snack/beverage.

Movies TBA and will be rated G or PG.

6:30 p.m.

July 1, 15, 29, August 5

 

Wednesday Evenings:  S.M.I.L.E.

Silent Mentors in Literacy Education

Children read aloud to therapy pets from the FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

July 8, 22, August 12

 

Stories of He-roes & She-roes  with Mr. Malcolm!

Monday, July 6, 11:00 a.m.

Hero stories and interactive fun with Mr. Malcolm.

 

Heroes, Magic & Books! ***

Friday, July 10, 11:00 a.m.

Steve Woyce returns with magic, comedy, characters, and tons of audience participation.

 

The Boy Who Could be Captain Hook *** 

Tuesday, July 14, 11:00 a.m.

Grades K-4

Actor David Harrell’s moving and humorous look at growing up with a prosthetic hook.

 

Ernie & Neal ROCK!

Friday, July 17, 11:00 a.m.

Ernie & Neal return with their awesome, enthusiastic, kid-friendly concert.

 

Heroes BIG & Small ***

Friday, July 24, 11:00 a.m.

Madcap balloon artist Allynn Gooen, Goowin’s Balloowins, returns with his theatre of balloons.

 

Special Fun Friday Evening!

Superhero Training Academy ***

Friday, July 31, 6:30 p.m.

Sgt. Major MAJOR, David Engel, offers an opportunity to learn to harness the powers of the Superheroes.

Come dressed as your favorite Superhero!

 

Preschool Summer Finale

Monkey, Monkey Music

Monday, August 3, 11:00 a.m.

Fun and engaging kids’ band featuring Meredith LeVande.

 

Grades K-4 Summer Finale

The Hero Within – History, Fantasy, Destiny ***

Tuesday, August 4, 11:00 a.m.

Create your own hero in the build a hero workshop:  original music, costumes, props, and plenty of fun with Jonathan Luks.

 

Toddlers & 2s Summer Finale

Fun for the Wee Ones with Alex!

Thursday, August 6, 10:30 a.m.

Songs and movement with Alex Mitnick of the TV show Alex and the Kaleidscope.

 

Bonk! For Kids!

Friday, August 7, 11:00 a.m.

Make some noise with Steve Brown…experience a percussion jamboree!

 

Family Game Day

Thursday, August 13, 11:00 a.m.

Children’s/family board games available or bring your own.

 

Summer Finale

Kids Choice DJ

Friday, August 14, 11:00 a.m.

DJ Dave is back with his wild, energetic, interactive dance party (2 hours).
 

 

*** 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Programs – Summer 2015

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

Summer Programs run June 26 through August 14

 

Registration:

  • according to child’s age at time of sign-up,
  • required for all programs,
  • begins June 22,
  • call 856-845-5593 or stop in.

 

 

Mondays:  Kidkins – Preschool Story Time

Ages 3-5 years, parent/caregiver must remain in Library.

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

June 29 – July 27

 

Tuesdays:  Grades K-4

Kids going into grades K-4, parent/caregiver of children ages 7 and younger must remain in the library.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

June 30 – July 28

 

Wednesday Evenings:  Flicks & PJs (open to general public)

Wear PJs & bring pillow, blanket, snack/beverage.

Movies TBA and will be rated G or PG.

6:30 p.m.

July 1, 15, 29, August 5

 

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

Silent Mentors in Literacy Education

Children read aloud to therapy pets

from the FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

July 8, 22, August 12

 

Thursdays:  Yiddie Biddie Kiddies – Toddler Time

Ages 12-24 months with parent/caregiver.

10:05 – 10:30 a.m.

July 2 – July 30

 

Thursdays:  Kiddles – 2s Story Time

Ages 24-36 months with parent/caregiver.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

July 2 – July 30

 

 

 

 

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Preschool Read-To-Me Club – Ages 2-5

Reading packets will be available beginning Friday afternoon, June 26.

Hand in reading logs to receive an invitation to:

Summer Read-To-Me Club Ice Cream Party,

Monday, August 10, 11:00 a.m.

 

 

 

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Grades K-4 Summer Reading Club

Reading packets will be available beginning Friday afternoon, June 26.

Hand in reading logs to receive an invitation to:

Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party,

Tuesday, August 11, 11:00 a.m.