Open to the general public – registration requested.

A treat will be served at the conclusion of every program.


Programs are subject to change. Check for updates:, 856-845-5593, or stop by the Library.


Summer Kick-Off
Bach 2 Rock: The Science of Sound ***
Friday, June 22, 11:00 a.m.
Three dimensional sound magic – interactive fun with violinist Caryn Lin


The Spoon Man ***
Friday, June 29, 11:00 a.m.
Blue Grass, Rock-n-Roll, Rap, hilarious audience participation – it’s a spoonful of fun with Jim Cruise!


Swamp Songs and Marsh Melodies
Friday, July 6, 11:00 a.m.
Animals that make music to communicate using song. Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium – live animals


Stories on a Monday Morning
Monday, July 9, 11:00 a.m.
Pretend, fantasy, fun, and interacting with Mr. Malcolm (Chuck Bennett)


Bonk! For kids! ***
Friday, July 13, 11:00 a.m.
Experience a percussion jamboree with Steve Brown


Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubbles & Comedy Show ***
Friday, July 20, 11:00 a.m.
A fantastic, turtle-riffic interactive experience with Turtle Dance Music


Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
Tuesday, July 24, 11:00 a.m.
A classic action-packed interactive western with “notes” of ScienceTellers science


The Jester Jim Show ***
Friday, July 27, 11:00 a.m.
A looping box, amazing beatbox intro, juggling, and wild antics with Jester Jim


Voice of the People: A History of American Folk Music ***
Friday, August 3, 11:00 a.m.
Dave Fry turns folk selections into true adventures with downright silly to joyfully rockin’ songs.


Joe Holiday’s Reading Rocks Magic Show
Friday, August 10, 11:00 a.m.
Awesome, entertaining, amazing – the magic tricks of Joe Holiday will wow you!



Preschool Summer Finale
Fitness Rock & Roll ***
Monday, August 13, 11:00 a.m.
Interactive musical show with Miss Amy – Making Music Fit for Kids!

Grades K-4 Summer Finale
Diggin’ for Dinosaurs, Rockin’ Rocks & Crystal Creations
Tuesday, August 14, 11:00 a.m.
Exciting science of archaeology and paleontology – interactive with Super Science for Kids

Toddlers & 2s Summer Finale
Cool Kids’ Music ***
Thursday, August 16, 11:00 a.m.
Singing, dancing, moving and playing instruments with The Little Rockers Band

Summer Finale with DJ Dave
Friday, August 17
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Music, dancing, games – fun for all!
Grand Prize Drawing!



***With Music We Rock  …a Special Arts Project through which the audience will gain an appreciation of the performing arts, enable
WDFPL to continue to be a hub for people to experience the arts, bolster diverse participation in the arts, and enable the WDFPL to bring free quality arts programming to a diversified and intergenerational audience in a friendly and safe environment. 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 State Council on the Arts/Department of State and the National Endowment for the Arts.


NOTE: West Deptford Free Public Library does not sponsor any of the advertisements posted on this page.



June 22 – August 20

Children’s programs are open to West Deptford Library members & West Deptford residents.


• according to child’s age at time of sign-up,
• required for all programs,
• begins June 18,
• call 856-845-5593 or stop in.

Class descriptions…

Kiddos – Preschool Story Time
Ages 3-5 years, parent/caregiver must remain in Library.

Kidkins – 2s Story Time
Age 2 with parent/caregiver.

Kiddles – Toddler Time
Ages 10-23 months with parent/caregiver.

Library Kids Club
Grades K-4, parent/caregiver of children ages 7 and younger must remain in Library.

Silent Mentors in Literacy Education
Children read aloud to therapy pets of the FURever As Friends (FAF) organization.



Weekly Schedule…


Mondays: Kiddos – Preschool Story Time
10:05 – 10:45 a.m.
June 25 – August 6

Tuesdays: Library Kids – Grades K-4
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 26 – August 7

Wednesday Evenings: Flicks & PJs – MOVIES LISTED BELOW 
Wear PJs & bring pillow, blanket, snack/beverage.
6:30 p.m.
July 18, August 1, 8, 15

Wednesday Evenings: S.M.I.L.E.
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
June 27, July 11, 25

Thursdays: Kiddles – Toddler Time
10:05 – 10:30 a.m.
June 28 – August 9

Thursdays: Kidkins – 2s Story Time
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
June 28 – August 9



Reading Clubs…

Preschool Read-To-Me Club and Grades K-4 Summer Reading Club
Reading packets will be available beginning Friday afternoon, June 22.

Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party
Monday, August 13, 11:00 a.m.
Preschool Read-To-Me Club &
Grades K-4 Summer Reading Club
Hand in reading logs to receive an invitation
to the Summer Readers’ Ice Cream Party.
Gift bags, certificates, yummy ice cream!


Flicks & PJs

Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m.

Movies for children/families
Wear PJs and bring your pillow, blanket or sleeping bag, and snack & beverage.




7/18  COCO (PG – 1 hr. 45 min.)
Young musician Miguel, along with the charming trickster Hector, embark on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. A vibrant tale of family, fun, and adventure. An experience for the whole family!



8/1 DESPICABLE ME 3 (PG – 1 hr. 30 min.)
Gru, Lucy, Margo, Edith, Agnes and the Minions are back. Gru is fired after failing to take down the latest bad guy and is experiencing an identity crisis. Gru learns he has a long-lost twin who wants to be despicable just like him. One former super-villain will rediscover how good it feels to be bad. Mischief and mystery galore!



8/8 SHERLOCK GNOMES (PG – 1 hr. 43 min.)
Gnomeo and Juliet discover their friends and family are missing so they call legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes. Working together, the mystery takes them beyond the garden walls on an unforgettable journey to save and bring everyone home. A fun-filled, family comedy!



8/15 FERDINAND (PG – 1 hr. 48 min.)
After being mistaken for a dangerous beast and removed from his home, big-hearted giant bull Ferdinand rallies a misfit team for an epic adventure in finding his way back home. Based on the classic children’s book – filled with non-stop fun and laughs. A love-a-bull family comedy!


NOTE:  West Deptford Free Public Library does not sponsor any of the advertisements posted on this page.

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