WDFPL eReading 101
Mondays, June through September 2014
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Learn about eReading at West Deptford Free Public Library. On Monday evenings from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Library staff will be available with tips to assist you in
downloading eBooks from OverDrive through WDFPL. Cardholders can download eBooks onto many devices from
phones to eReaders. Drop in questions will be answered on
a first come, first serve basis as time and staffing permits.
Dance the Salsa with Diane Alcavage
Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Salsa dancing is an international dance that can be found in most metropolitan cities in the world. Join us for an evening of fun
aerobic exercise. Move your feet to Latin beats and enjoy
working out at your library. Partners are not necessary. Ladies
can lead. Hard soled shoes are recommended. South Jersey salsa
tasting follows dancing.
100 Years of Agriculture in Gloucester County with Michelle Infant-Casella*
Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Step back in time with Michelle Infant-Casella to trace Gloucester
County's agricultural roots. Housing developments you see today were
once all farmland in our region. Why did this change? Come to this
presentation to find out more about the farming history that once was
where you now live.
Watch Your Business Grow with Government Contracts Learn how to sell your product to Federal, State, and Casino Monday, October 6 and Monday, October 27 2014 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The dollars are there. Do you want them? Selling to the
government may be your niche. The NJIT Procurement and
Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides small businesses
with information, training, market techniques, bid matching, and
many other services. Attend this free introduction session with
Jan Mirijanian to uncover business opportunities just waiting
Creative Expressions Writing Group
Thursday, October 9, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Join WDFPL friend, Rita Oberto, as she hosts WDFPL's latest outlet for creative thought. Gatherings are designed to promote sharing, inspiration, information and encouragement. Enjoy your passion for writing in a fun judgement-free environment. Celebrate the gift of writing and creative expression. Bring along your short writings and share your inspiration. Choose your own topics or one of ours such as: Why I Hate My Computer, Why I Love You and The Dog Ate My Shorts. Please feel free to bring your own light refreshments.
Geocaching with Cynthia Lambert Thursday, October 9, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Learn more about this outdoor recreational activity, in which the
participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or
mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek
containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the
world See http://www.geocaching.com to learn more.
The Roebling Legacy with Clifford W. Zink, Architectural Historian* Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:00 p.m.
The Roebling Story is a classic American saga spanning the continent and more than 200 years since John A. Roebling's birth in 1806. The Roeblings built the Brooklyn Bridge - the "universal symbol of New York" - and the great cables on the George Washington and Golden Gate Bridges. The John A. Roebling's Sons Company produced wire rope and wire products that helped shape modern life and provided livelihoods for tens of thousands. The Roeblings also created America's "first sports car" and build one of America's best company towns - "a model in every respect." Roebling mills in Trenton now serve new uses and the Roebling Museum in Roebling, NJ, celebrates the remarkable legacy.
The New Jersey Turnpike with
Angus Gillespe Ph.D.
Book Talk and Skype Interview
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Through a series of compelling, frightening, humorous ancedotes, and based on his award winning book, Looking for America on the New Jersey Turnpike, co-authored with Michael Aaron Rockland, Gillespie conveys the flavor of a massive turnpike - what it looks like, what it feels like, what it smells like, what it means. The Turnpike is quite possibly America's most important road, certainly it's most traveled. Here the Turnpike is described not only as a physical artifact but as an emblem of American ideas and values.
Is Your Balance Problem in Your Ear? Monday, November 10, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Balance problems are often caused by the vestibular system or inner ear. A common treatment is an exercise program called vestibular rehabilitation. Learn about this treatment approach and other balance issues from Dr. Taos Aslanidis, Otolaryngology Facial Plastic Surgery, Vernose & McGrath ENT Associates during this Kennedy Wellness program.
An Evening of Jazz with Brian Betz and Denis DiBlasio Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Baritone saxophonist and flutist Denis DiBlasio, Director of Rowan University Jazz Studies, joins Brian Betz, jazz guitarist, composer, and Rowan University educator, for an exciting evening of jazz.
Holiday Line Dance Party with Dances by Diane Thursday, December 11, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the season with song and dance at your library. Holiday trivia adds to the festivities! Hard soled shoes are recommended. Feel free to bring your trivia questions along to share.
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 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.)