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

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Past Virtual Events Sponsored by GCCHC

Music at Bunker Hill: Homeland
May 13, 2021, Thursday 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a virtual concert of beautiful music by Bunker Hill musicians Keiko Tokunaga on violin, William Frampton on viola, and Ani Kalayjian on cello.

Performance recording is available here!

West Deptford Book Festival

Tai Chi
March 22 - June 21 2021, Mondays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Ralph Quinn returns to teach Dr. Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Life program. Ralph will teach the 10-week course on Zoom. New link to follow.

No classes on April 5 (Easter Monday) and May 31 (Memorial Day). For more information call the Library at 856-845-5593.

West Deptford Book Festival

Brian Betz Solo Jazz Guitar Concert
April 16, 2021, Friday 7:00 p.m.

The Library will be hosting Brian Betz for a concert on April 15 at 7 pm on Facebook Live.

For more information call the Library at 856-845-5593.

West Deptford Book Festival

Protecting New Jersey's Environment: From Cancer Alley to the New Garden State*
April 22, 2021, Thursday 2:00 p.m.

Join us as author and lecturer Thomas Belton, Ph.D. will present a scholarly virtual lecture on environmental issues in N.J. We will learn how the public is adversely impacted by short-sighted public policy decisions and how these decisions affect the environment and our health. You are welcome to leave feedback after listening to the lecture.

For more information call the Library at 856-845-5593.

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

West Deptford Book Festival


Online Events For You

The Center for Book Arts is offering on-line classes – www.centerforbookarts.org
Fender Guitars is offering free on-line guitar lessons starting now and for the next three months  - www.fender.com
The Alice Paul Institute has an elementary school curriculum and worksheets. There is also information and photos concerning the Suffragette Movement – www.alicepaul.org
The Metropolitan Opera is streaming operas every evening, check it out – www.metopera.org
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is touring parts of the museum – www.metmuseum.org
The Museum of Modern Art is offering free on-line courses – www.moma.org
You can view some of the gardens and take free on-course at www.Longwoodgardens.org

Scratch For All - a programming language at MIT – https://scratch.mit.edu/
The Library of Congress provides a playlist of music and concerts on Youtube that is periodically updated.

The Chamber Music Society provides livestreams on scheduled days.

Virtual ART Studio livestreams beginning on Friday, June 12.

The Anne Frank House is providing a virtual tour of where Anne Frank and her family hid during World War II.

Cape May County Park and Zoo is providing Virtual Zoo School. Take a look at their daily tours of different parts of the zoo.


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)