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















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Resumes and Word

  • Thursday, May 24 4:00 p.m. CANCELLED

The West Deptford Public Library will be having classes on how to build resumes in Microsoft Word. These sessions will cover how you can use templates as well as build documents from the ground up.
Space is limited. To sign up or if you have any questions, please call the library at 856-845-5593

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Book Discussion Group
Thursday, June 14, 3:00 pm

The West Deptford Library Book Discussion will be choosing titles for future meetings. Please join us!

West Deptford Book Festival

Revolutionary & Civil War Service Records of NJ Residents*
Thursday, June 28, 1:30pm – 2:30pm

New Jersey has a wealth of military service records, especially for those interested in Revolutionary and Civil War ancestors. Regina Fitzpatrick, Genealogy Librarian at the New Jersey State Library, will review useful primary record collections, both state and federal, available at the New Jersey State Archives and National Archives, plus supporting secondary materials available at the New Jersey State Library. Please call the library at 856-845-5593 to register for this event.

*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 American Revolution: The New Jersey Connection*
Thursday, June 28, 7pm – 8pm

From the tea burning at Princeton to the Treaty of Paris, Walter Choroszewski presents NJ's preeminent contributions to the Revolution with stories of the retreat across the Jerseys and the triumphant return across the Delaware, battles at Princeton, Monmouth and Springfield, winters at Middlebrook and Morristown and Rochambeau's march through the Crossroads of the Revolution.

*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
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

Tai Chi with Ralph Quinn is back in 2018!
Mondays through June 4, 2018 1:30 p.m.

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

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
 

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)