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

  • The next book we will be reading in April is In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson. See you then!
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Crafting Circle
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

  • Have an unfinished craft project, looking for new ideas or just want to meet new people? Join our weekly crafting circle! While no formal instruction will be given, there will be lots of encouragement!
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Tai Chi with Ralph Quinn
February 4 - May 20, Monday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Come join Ralph Quinn for Tai Chi classes. Classes will not take place on February 18 and April 22.

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Leave It, Move It, Roll It, Take It: Know Your Employer Retirement Plan Options
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. 8 p.m.

Come join Bob Stahler for a 40 minute educational program that outlines the potential advantages and disadvantages of various retirement plan distribution options.

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April 6, 1917: America Enters the Great War and NJ Enters the 20th Century*
Thursday, April 4, 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

NJ supplies the Allies with newfound industrial might and the sacrifices of its greatest citizens. Presented by Jim DelGiudice, adjunct assistant professor at County College of Morris.

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

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Container Gardening with Flowers
Monday, April 8, 7 p.m.

Container gardening is ideal for those with little to no garden space. Beautify your porch, balcony or small yard with pots and tubs filled with flowers. Presented by the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners.

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Financial Workshop Series with Bob Stahler

  • Thursday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 13, 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Come join Bob Stahler, for the Financial Workshop Series. Bob is with the investment firm, Edward Jones, and is a financial advisor with over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. Topics TBD.

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


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New Jersey Librarians Help NJ Residents Through Tough Economic Times

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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!


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.


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)