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

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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!
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Tai Chi
Mondays, January 13 - April 6, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

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.

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Delaware River: An Immigrant Highway
Thursday, February 20, 7:00 p.m.

The Library will be hosting Tom Belton as he gives a lecture on the Delaware River. Tom Belton works at the Patrick Center for Environmental Research, Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University. He researches in the areas of Ecology, Limnology and Marine Biology. We welcome your feedback after the lecture!

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CFP Finance Workshops

  • Thursday, 7:00 p.m. February 27
  • Thursday, 7:00 p.m. March 26

Bob Stahler will be hosting financial workshops for February and March. Please call the Library to register.

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Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation Mini Pow Wow
Saturday, February 29, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrating New Jersey Native American Culture and Heritage is an unparalleled learning opportunity this February as the tribe returns for a second mini pow wow on site at WDFPL! Let's spend time reaching out to the local South Jersey community and increase Native American awareness while celebrating Southern New Jersey diversity. Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation event participation enables the public to learn more about their South Jersey culture and people. Pow wow attendance will allow many different people to gain a better understanding and appreciation for American Indian language, song, drumming, dancing, jewelry, beadwork, regalia and handmade goods for sale. Everyone is invited to enjoy the day of family fun and educational activities. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet and talk with traditional American Indians as they teach their cultures and histories. There will be American Indian drums, singers and fun exhibition dances for all.

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A Book Discussion: Freedom Lessons by Eileen Harrison Sanchez
Thursday, March 19, 2:00 p.m.

Written from the author's own experience, this is a story of how the lives of three people intersect in a rural Louisiana town in 1969.

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Friday Movie Matinee
April 3, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come join us for an afternoon showing of Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.

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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!


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.


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)