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Upcoming Events


REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS ON OUR WEBSITE, OR CALL 973-226-8636. 

 


MATINEE MONDAYS - Janaury 24 & 31 at 1 pm

 

Our Matinee Monday series will start 2022 on an adventurous note as we present James Bond in his latest action film, No Time to Die. Watch as Bond grapples with technology in his quest to rescue a kidnapped scientist. 
Please note that seating is limited to 20 guests. The library will not serve snacks, but guests may bring their own. Please wear a mask if unvaccinated.  RSVP on library website.


RSVP FOR OTHER UPCOMING MOVIES:

JANUARY 31 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN


"THE NEXT CHAPTER" GRIEF SUPPORT 
Special Guided Meditation Class - Wednesday, January 26, at 6:30 pm 

 

The Next Chapter, our informal grief support group, has resumed in-person meetings to provide a casual setting for connecting with others who have also experienced the loss of a loved one. In addition to regular meetings every other week, the group has hosted some great events - a Halloween party, Friendsgiving dinner, and cookie swap.
For our January 26 meeting, our Wellness Coordinator, Sandra Michelsen, will lead a guided meditation class. Participants will learn techniques for breathing through their personal triggers.

New members welcome, no RSVP needed. PLEASE NOTE: Our February 4 meeting, Healing through Art, is limited to 20 participants and requires a reservation. Masks required for all meetings. For more information about the group, contact Lauren Seiner at laurenroselandlibrary@gmail.com.

JOIN US BETWEEN 6:30 AND 7 PM; MEETINGS OFFICIALLY BEGIN AT 7 PM
 

OTHER UPCOMING GRIEF SUPPORT DATES/EVENTS:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, AT 4 PM - 
HEALING THROUGH ART - RSVP REQUIRED
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 12 PM - REGULAR MEETING
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 6:30 PM - REGULAR MEETING

 

GUIDED MEDITATION WITH AMY RUTLEDGE - Thursday, January 27, 7 pm

Relax after a busy day with a guided medtiation session from the comfort of your own home! Zoom class will be led by meditation guide Amy Rutledge, who has found meditation to be helpful in the management of Lyme disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression, as well as an overall beneficial wellness practice. RSVP on library website to receive Zoom link for the scheduled meditation classes.
OTHER UPCOMING GUIDED MEDITATION CLASSES: 
FEBRUARY 3 & 17
MARCH 3, 17 & 31
APRIL 14 & 28 



EXPLORING CULTURES SERIES:
CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION - Sunday, January 30, 12-2 pm

Our Exploring Cultures series takes a closer look at different traditions from around the world. This month, we are welcoming the Year of the Tiger with a community event that will include crafts, Chinese-themed story times, authentic Chinese snacks, and more! We are still seeking volunteers of all ages - do you know any performance groups or anything else related to Chinese culture that we can share as part of this event? Contact Lauren Seiner at laurenroselandlibrary@gmail.com.

YOGA WITH COLLEEN - Mondays through February 28, at 7 pm

Our 8-week Winter Wellness session kicks off with Monday evening yoga classes led by certified fitness professional Colleen Fontes on Zoom. Join us for some healthy stretches and mindful exercise from your home. RSVP FOR CLASSES HERE
 


STAND, SIT & BE FIT - Tuesdays through March 1, at 7 PM

Stand, Sit & Be Fit returns as part of our 8-week Winter Wellness series on Zoom. Stay in shape this winter with different stretches and strengthening exercises led by certified fitness professional Debra Hanoka. This virtual class aims to improve daily living activities by helping increase muscle strength and range of motion. Class can be modified according to fitness level. You will need a sturdy chair to help support standing exercises and to accommodate seated exercises. Light weights are optional. You may use cans or water bottles in place of weights. RSVP HERE


 

CHAIR STRETCH WITH COLLEEN - Wednesdays through March 2, at 2 pm

Our 8-week Winter Wellness series also includes Chair Stretch Wednesdays! Fitness professional Colleen Fontes will show you a variety of chair yoga techniques to keep you flexible during the winter months. Some sessions may require light weights or resistance bands, which may be substituted with comparable household items. RSVP HERE

 


 

MONDAY MORNING MINDFULNESS MEET UP - Mondays 10-10:30 am

In-person meditation returns to the library! Renew, recharge, and set your intentions for the week during this weekly meditative meet up led by Sandra Michelsen, certified mindfulness teacher and Reiki master. Practice will also incorporate light stretching, breathing patterns, and other meditation techniques designed to help reduce stress and anxiety and invite joy and peace. Suitable for beginners and those who meditate regularly. Class will take place in the library's Quiet Room and is limited to 12 participants. Walk-ins are welcome, but we recommend reserving your place. Open to both Roseland and non-Roseland residents. FIND AND RSVP FOR DIFFERENT SESSIONS HERE


 

MINDFUL COLORING FOR ADULTS - Tuesdays 1-3 pm
 
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of coloring, meditative music, and herbal tea. Limited to 12 participants. Open to both Roseland and non-Roseland residents. RSVP FOR DIFFERENT SESSIONS HERE