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

Adult Services

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New! 2020 Adult Summer Reading!


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.

Google Tools Basics (Virtual Program)
7:00 p.m.

  • August 3
  • August 6
  • August 10
  • August 13
  • August 17

Are you searching for a job? Are you looking to improve your digital skills? The West Deptford Free Public Library will be holding virtual workshops job seekers to learn key digital skills and we'd love for you to attend. This will be a great opportunity to learn how to use Google tools to search for jobs and make resumes, presentations, charts and spreadsheets. We are hosting this event as part of the Libraries Lead with Digital Skills program in partnership with the American Library Association and Grow with Google.

Space is limited. Please call the Library to register.

West Deptford Book Festival

Tai Chi
Scheduled to resume March 30, 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.

West Deptford Book Festival

A Book Discussion: Freedom Lessons by Eileen Harrison Sanchez

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.

West Deptford Book Festival

CFP Finance Workshops

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

West Deptford Book Festival

Water / Ways Movie Matinee

Come join us for an afternoon showing of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, starring Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom.

West Deptford Book Festival

Friday Movie Matinee
Date Pending

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

West Deptford Book Festival

Please call the library at 856-845-5593  to register for these free programs. 
 Refreshments and door prizes!


Things Will Get Better!
New Jersey Librarians Help NJ Residents Through Tough Economic Times

Use these cool tools to find answers and reduce stress in your life. As always, it is our pleasure to serve you online and in person.

Get Economic Help from NJ librarians.

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)