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















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The West Depford Free Public Library Book Festival
May 4, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Click Here to get a look at featured authors who will come!
West Deptford Book Festival

The Expectations Book Club
2nd Monday of each month at 11 a.m.

  • The next book we will be reading in May is The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. See you then!
West Deptford Book Festival

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!
West Deptford Book Festival

Tai Chi with Ralph Quinn
February 4 - May 20, Monday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.



Come join Ralph Quinn for Tai Chi classes. Classes will not take place on February 18 and April 22.

West Deptford Book Festival

Adult Movie Matinee
Friday, May 3, 1:00 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon showing of Green Book, starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

West Deptford Book Festival

Warrior Writers Poetry Reading*
Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m.

Come join us for a public reading of moving poetry and prose by veteran writers. Click here for more information.

*This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan Collage at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State.

West Deptford Book Festival

Financial Workshop Series with Bob Stahler
Monday, May 13, 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Topic: What Happens After the Paychecks Stop

Come join Bob Stahler for the Financial Workshop Series. Bob is with the investment firm, Edward Jones, and is a financial advisor with over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry.

West Deptford Book Festival

Genealogy using Ancestry.com

  • Thursday, May 16, 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 6, 1:00 p.m.

Learn how to research your family tree with ancestry.com, a special resource provided by the library.

West Deptford Book Festival

Lest We Forget*
Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.

Learn the origin of Memorial Day, which was originally known as Decoration Day, and its relation to the soldiers and women of the Civil War era. Jane Peters Estes returns to WDFPL in period costume.

*This program is made possible in part by funding from The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Rowan Collage at Gloucester County, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of the State.

West Deptford Book Festival

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!

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)