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














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Tai Chi with Ralph Quinn is back in 2018!
Mondays February 5 through June 4, 2018 1:30 p.m.
Class will not be held on February 12.

In weekly one-hour lessons, Ralph Quinn returns to teach Dr. Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis, a series of slow, gentle movements that have been specifically recognized by the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) as being safe, effective, and enjoyable for improving one's balance, bone density, and general health.

Tai Chi with Ralph Q!uinn
Fighting Fraud
Thursday, February 8, 7:00 p.m.

From the IRS phone scam, to lottery and sweepstakes scams, to the so-called grandparent scam, it appears that imposter frauds and other criminal scams are more active then ever- and are preying on potential victims in NJ through phone calls, emails, and other means. Protect yourself against fraud before it affects you! Join Karen Crumsho, Senior Investigator with the Gloucester County Office of Consumer Affairs, as she offers tips and answers questions. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register for this event.
Fraud Alert
Basic Crochet
Thursday mornings at 10:00 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

The Unexpected Book Club
Second Monday of the month February 12, 2018 11:00 a.m.

So many countries, so many books! The Unexpected Book Club meets on second Monday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Group book 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 Oberto uncovers new books each month which may not be on your “to read” list February's selection is The Woman on the Stairs by Bernhard Schlink.

Book Club
Tax-Free Investing
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 7:00 p.m.

Bob Stahler is with Edward Jones, Woodbury Heights, NJ and has over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. He earned the CFP™ designation in February of 2012. Bob grew up in West Deptford, NJ, where he graduated from West Deptford High School and then went on and graduated from The Pennsylvania State University, with a bachelor of science degree in business economics. Bob is dedicated to educating, designing, and implementing personalized financial plans, which are geared towards the goals and objectives. Visit WDFPL and learn strategies for making the most of your golden years.
Tax Free Investing

New Jersey Women in World War II with Patricia Chappine*
Thursday, March 8, 2018 7:00 p.m.

Patricia Chappine's research focuses on Continuity in New Jersey Women's Activism from Suffrage through World Wa r I I. Share International Women's Day at WDFPL learning about N.J.'s WWII female service. * Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission / Department of State, and the Gloucester County Cultural & Heritage Commission of Rowan College at Gloucester County.

New Jersey Women in World War II by Patricia Chappine
Preparing Your Estate Plan
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 7:00 p.m.

Bob Stahler with Edward Jones, Woodbury Heights, NJ returns to WDFPL to share his financial expertise with over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. He earned the CFP™ designation in February of 2012. Bob grew up in West Deptford, NJ, where he graduated from West Deptford High School and then went on and graduated from The Pennsylvania State University, with a bachelor of science degree in business economics. Bob is dedicated to educating, designing, and implementing personalized financial plans, which are geared towards the goals you choose. Bob is a proud member of the Woodbury Breakfast Rotary Club, Clarksboro Lodge #87 F&M, and the Greater Woodbury Chamber of Commerce. Along with those organizations, he is a member of the South Jersey Networking Business Association, Young Professionals Network, and the YMCA of Gloucester County.
Estate Planning

*Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State, and the Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County.

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

 

Things Will Get Better!
New Jersey Librarians Help NJ Residents Through Tough Economic Times

Use these cool tools to find answers and reduce stress in your life. As always, it is our pleasure to serve you online and in person.

Get Economic Help from NJ librarians.
 

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

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)