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

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Exercise Your Mind. Read! @ WDFPL this Summer!

Excercise Your Mind

2016 Adult Summer Reading Entry Form

Join the Coloring Craze at WDFPL
Fridays in July and August 2016 10:00 a.m.

Coloring is proven to relax and sooth the mind. Bring your own books, pencils, and crayons or use the Library's materials.
Adult Coloring
Tai Chi Qigong 18 Exercises with Ralph Quinn
Thursday evenings, July 28 2016 7:30 p.m.

Qigong is a gentle way of improving your health. The practice of Qigong can be adapted for use by all age levels and health conditions. Ralph Quinn provides group instruction on easy to perform exercises that you can practice daily to improve your flexibility, energy levels and breathing capacity.
Tai Chi
Game Time at Your Library
Thursdays, July 28 and August 4, 2016 10 - 11:00 a.m.

WDFPL will be challenging our minds with new finds from Bananagrams to Pinochle. We will be making room for a little Cribbage at a patron request. July 21 and 28 we will focus on board games (feel free to bring your own or use the Library's) while electronic gaming takes over WDFPL's meeting room on August 4th. Stop by to game with guided instruction or on your own, the choice is yours. Wii are bound to have fun! Free puzzle giveaways at each session!
Rowan University Statesmen Chorus playing board games at WDFPL
Line Dancing with Neane
Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Line dancing is a great form of exercise, stress-relief and fun. Join us as we learn some R&B soul line dances. Come prepared to have fun and get a little exercise doing it! Learn more at facebook.com/neaneslinedancing.
Line Dancing with Neane
The Unexpected Book Club with Rita Oberto
Second Monday of the month August 8, 2016 11:00 a.m.

The Unexpected Book Club meets on second Monday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Book Club reading, discussion and socializing can be a lot of fun. Sometimes it can be tricky to find a book that no one has read yet and everyone will enjoy.  Rita uncovers new books each month which may not be on your “to read” list. August's title is The Quality of Silence.
Unexpected Book Club

Summer Reading Ice Tea and Talk
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Stop by the Library and give your brain a workout! Cool off with ice tea, book discussion, and a drawing for the winner of the Adult Summer Reading Exercise Workout Tote.

Ice Tea and Talk 2016

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

*These programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities or the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State, and the Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College, Gloucester County.


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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!


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)