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














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Introductory Tai Chi with Ralph Quinn
Mondays, February 8 through May 2, 2016 1:30 p.m.

If you are looking for a way to reduce stress and increase balance consider tai chi. Originally an ancient Chinese tradition developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for a variety of health conditions, balance and body strengthening. We will be doing Dr. Paul Lam's "Tai Chi for Health" also known as "Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention" forms.
Tai Chi
Calligraphy with Maureen Peters
Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:30 p.m.

Handwrite basic calligraphy into a unique Victorian vines valentine paper art project in this one evening class.
Valentine's Day Calligraphy
Join the Coloring Craze at WDFPL
Friday, February 5, 2016 10:30 p.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
Zumba at the Library
Thursday, February 25, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Learn Zumba, a dance that involves dance and aerobic elements created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto "Beta" Perez. The dance and fitness choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo.
Zumba

Watch Your Business Grow with Government Contracts
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 10:00-1:00 p.m.

Learn how to sell your product to Federal, State, County, and Casino through this free introductory session. The NJIT Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides small businesses with information, training, market techniques, bid matching, and many other services.

Watch Your Business Grow with Government Contracts

Celebrate International Women's Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. Thousands of events occur to mark the achievements of women. WDFPL celebrates this year warmly welcoming all.


10:00 a.m. Women Make History book talk
11:00 a.m. Line Dancing
12:00 p.m. International food sampling lunch hour
01:00 p.m. Belly dancing
02:30 p.m. Give-away prize drawing

International Women's Day 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!

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)