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














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Join the Coloring Craze at WDFPL
Fridays in May 2016 10:00 a.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
The Unexpected Book Club with Rita Oberto
Second Monday of the month June and July 2016 11:00 a.m.

The Unexpected Book Club meets on second Monday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Book club reading, discussion and socializing can be a lot of fun. Sometimes it can be tricky to find a book that no one has read yet and everyone will enjoy.  Rita uncovers new books each month which may not be on your “to read” list. June's title is Dona Flor and her Two Husbands .
Unexpected Book Club
Line Dancing with Neane
Saturdays, June 4, July 9, and August 6, 2016 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Line dancing is a great form of exercise, stress-relief and fun. Join us as we learn some R&B soul line dances. Come prepared to have fun and get a little exercise doing it! Learn more at facebook.com/neaneslinedancing .
Line Dancing with Neane

Watch Your Business Grow with Government Contracts
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 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 Money Grow with Government Contracts
Tai Chi Qigong 18 Exercises with Ralph Quinn
Thursday evenings, June 23, 30, July 14, 21, 28 2016 7:30 p.m.

Qigong is a gentle way of improving your health. The practice of Qigong can be adapted for use by all age levels and health conditions. Ralph Quinn provides group instruction on easy to perform exercises that you can practice daily to improve your flexibility, energy levels and breathing capacity.
Tai Chi

Exercise Your Mind with Yoga
Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Exercising your mind is just as important as exercising your body. This class combines calming techniques such as gentle yoga stretches and meditation to improve blood flow to the brain making it work better. All levels are welcome. Learn yoga with Nancy Finkle, E-RYT 200 Yoga Alliance, ACE Certified Fitness Instructor. Parts of the class will require you to get down on the floor. Please bring a Yoga mat to the class and wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga with Nancy Finkle

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)