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West Deptford Free Public Library
420 Crown Point Road, West Deptford, NJ 08086  (856) 845-5593















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The Unexpected Book Club
2nd Monday of each month at 11 a.m.

  • There will be no meeting in November. See you in December!
West Deptford Book Festival

Tai Chi with Ralph Quinn
Mondays, September 24 December 17, 1:30 p.m.

In weekly one-hour lessons, Ralph Quinn returns to teach Dr. Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis.

West Deptford Book Festival

Microsoft Word Basics Class

  • November 20, 4 p.m.

Come and learn how to use Microsoft Word for making letters, resumes and other important documents. Each session will cover different features of the program as well as review. Space is limited. Please call the library at (856)-845-5593 or sign up at the Information Desk to register.

West Deptford Book Festival
Basic Crochet
Thursday mornings at 10 a.m.

Want to learn how to crochet so you can start that new project? Stop by WDFPL with your crochet hook and yarn, or use WDFPL's materials, to join the revival of interest in handcrafts and DIY though crochet.

 

Crochet

Swing Dance Lessons*
Will be re-scheduled. TBD.

Diane Alcavage of Dances by Diane presents two one-hour swing dance sessions. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register.

*This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State.

West Deptford Book Festival

Bonsal Blues Band*
Thursday, November 29, 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

Join the Bonsal Blues Band, a community band associated with American Legion Post 133 of Woodbury, for an evening of music. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register.

*This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State.

West Deptford Book Festival

Hawaiian Holidays
Tuesday, December 4, 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

Get ready for a fun break from your holiday season as the West Deptford Free Public Library welcomes the South Pacific Island Dancers! Enjoy traditional music and dancing from Polynesia, featuring lei greeters, hula dancers, island warriors and plenty of audience participation. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register.

West Deptford Book Festival

Social Security & Medicare with Bill Tucker
Thursday, December 6, 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

The basics of Medicare and Social Security with Bill Tucker, Senior Vice President, The Jaskol Group. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register.

West Deptford Book Festival

Chair Yoga
Friday, December 7, 11 a.m. 12 p.m.

Take a break and relax during the busy holiday season! Please bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing.

Nancy Finkle is certified through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Instructor (RYT-200) and has recently obtained her 500 hour yoga certification through One-Yoga.

West Deptford Book Festival

My Clutter is Taking Over
Sunday, December 9, 2 p.m. 3 p.m.

Organizing humorist and best-selling author Jamie Novak is here to help you declutter! Please call the library at 856-845-5593.

West Deptford Book Festival

Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum*
Wednesday, December 12, 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

Collections Manager Leslie Watson will share Camden's rich maritime heritage. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register.

*This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State.

West Deptford Book Festival

The New Jersey Greenwich Tea Party*
Friday, December 14, 1 p.m. 2 p.m.

Did you know there were many rebellious "tea parties" throughout the colonies, one of which occurred in 1774 in the southern New Jersey village of Greenwich. Learn about this Tea Party and the importance this area of the state has played in industry, agriculture, and manufacturing from colonial times. Presented by Judith Krall-Russo. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register.

*This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State.

West Deptford Book Festival

Please call the library at 856-845-5593  to register for these free programs. 
 Refreshments and door prizes!

 

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Have You Tried Playaways?
Reading on the Go @ WDFPL

Are you always on the go and searching for listening pleasure? Check out Playaways. They are simple to use and can be renewed just like a book!

Playaways
 

Have You Tried E-books on Overdrive?
Reading on the Go @ WDFPL

Do you like reading from a tablet? Check out our Overdrive E-books page for more information.

Playaways

Many of the programs are video taped (with appropriate permission of the presenter) and converted into a DVD for placement in our collection.   A short introduction to the presentation is created to introduce the topic and presenter. Here are a few of the introductions (in low resolution format) of a few of our more popular programs.  (Windows Media Player 9 or higher is required.)

Battleship New Jersey  /  The Inside Track on NASCAR  /  Faux Finishing  /  Model Railroading

Survival Story by Manny Lindenbaum
This is the entire 1 hour presentation, ~ 108MB (not recommended for low-speed connections)