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















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WDFPL Summer Reading
July 8, 2019 to August 23, 2019

Join us for WDFPL's Summer Reading Program!

West Deptford Book Festival

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!
West Deptford Book Festival

Computer Basics Classes

Part 1

  • August 12, Monday 6:30 p.m.
  • August 15, Thursday 1:00 p.m.

Part 2

  • August 19, Monday 6:30 p.m.
  • August 22, Thursday 1:00 p.m.

Come and learn how to use Microsoft Word for making letters, resumes and other important documents. Space for classes is limited. Please call the library at (856)-845-5593 or sign up at the Information Desk to register.

West Deptford Book Festival

Adult Movie Matinee
Friday, September 6, 1 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon showing of Roma, starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira. Roma portrays a year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

West Deptford Book Festival

George Washington Remembers New Jersey*
Thursday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

Join General Washington (portrayed by David Emerson) as he reminisces about his brightest and darkest moments during the battles and encampments of the "Cockpit of the Revolution." Presented by History on the Hoof.

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

West Deptford Book Festival

Millville Army Air Field Lecture
Thursday, September 26, 7:00 p.m.

Come join Norman Gluckman as he discusses the history of America's First Defense Airport, beginning with its dedication in 1941 and ending with its decommissioning in 1946.

Norman Gluckman is a retired library director, who is now a volunteer at the Henry E. Wyble Historic Research Library & Education Center which is part of the Millville Army Air Field Museum. Like many who volunteer at the Museum, Mr. Gluckman is a veteran who spent four years as an enlisted man in the Navy, and twenty two years in the Naval Reserve retiring as Lieutenant Commander intelligence officer.

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

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)