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FRIENDS OF THE ROSELAND FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE - Monday, June 17, through Wednesday, June 19
 


Browse and shop a huge variety of books, CDs, and DVDs for all ages in our Community Room!
Sale hours: Monday, June 17: 9 am-5 pm; Tuesday, June 18, 9 am-8 pm; Wednesday, June 19, 9 am-5 pm.
Paperbacks $1 - Hardcover $2 - DVDs &CDs 3 for $1

 


 

No class on June 19
CORRECTED CONVERSATION & PRONUNCIATION OF AMERICAN ENGLISH - Wednesdays 6:15-8 pm

Are you someone who has learned English as a second language, can speak and understand, but still want to practice grammar, accent reduction, understanding/using idioms, and other related topics? Join language teacher Sharlene Vichness for small group practice sessions in our Quiet Room on the dates listed below - no class on June 19. Proudly sponsored by the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library. RSVP REQUIRED - PLEASE CALL 973-226-8636 TO REGISTER OR RSVP ON LIBRARY WEBSITE:

RSVP - JUNE 26
RSVP - AUGUST 14

 


 


ROSELAND LIBRARY BOOK CLUB - Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 pm

        

Meetings will be held in the library's indoor patio. No RSVP needed.
JUNE 19 - ANITA DE MONTE LAUGHS LAST by XOCHITL GONZALEZ


 

Hybrid Author Talk
AUTHOR TALK: UNPACKING THE HISTORY OF SYSTEMATIC RACISM IN THE AMERICAN EDUCATION SYSTEM WITH TIFFANY JEWELL - Thursday, June 20, at 2 pm

  

Watch from library or tune in from home: Join us for "Unpacking the History of Systematic Racism in the American Education System," an author talk with New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell, author of Everything I Needed to Know About Racism I Learned in SchoolREGISTER HERE TO RECEIVE LINK
You can participate in the interview virtually by registering with the link above. The library also will have computers/laptops for streaming the interview at the library. In her book, Jewell highlights the inequities faced by black and brown students starting in preschool through college. She also provides minority students with context for critical thinking and charting their own course.

 


 

MATINEE MONDAY: HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU - Monday, June 24, at 1 pm

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Our Monday Matinee series resumes on June 24 with He's Just Not That Into You, the 2009 romantic comedy about the drama that ensues about a self-help book about misreading the behaviors of others. No RSVP needed; guests may bring their own snacks. 

JUNE 17 - NO MOVIE THIS WEEK - FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY SUMMER BOOK SALE
JUNE 24 - HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU (PG-13)
JULY 1 - WITNESS (R)
JULY 8 - SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (G)
JULY 15 - THE PATRIOT (R)
JULY 22 - WAITRESS (PG-13)
JULY 29 - THE BANGER SISTERS (R)

 


 

No Class on June 26 & July 3
BASIC ENGLISH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS - Wednesdays at 6:15-8 pm

Are you just learning how to speak English or want to start learning? Join us for some Basic English Practice Wednesdays from 6:15 to 8 pm. Proudly sponsored by the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library. Limited to six participants - click below to register:

KNITTING CIRCLE - Monday, July 8, at 1 pm 

Second Monday of Every Month 

Our library's knitting circle is in full swing! Are you new to knitting, have a special project you are working on, or just want to knit with a group? Join our Knitting Circle led by Sue Essig on the second Monday of each month - all levels welcome. RSVP: JULY 8

OTHER UPCOMING 2024 MEETING DATES TBA
 

 

COLLAGE TOGETHER - Wednesdays, July 10 & August 14, at 6:30 pm
 

Intuitive collage artist Darlene Sardinsky will lead a collaging workshop for beginners as well as seasoned collagers. Darlene feels it is important to collage in community; her workshops are designed to allow participants to create freely alongside each other. Darlene will introduce and guide guests through a new theme each session as we compelte one collage at each sessin using magazines, books, and papers along with a glue stick and some scissors. Beginners welcome!|

RSVP for July 10
RSVP for August 14

 

Suggested Materials:

  • A substrate of any size, but needs to be sturdy - cardstock, watercolor paper, bristol, cardboard, etc.  Typically used by Darlene: 9x11 watercolor paper
  • Two glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Any old magazines, junk mail, books, colored paper you have lying around. Darlene will provide some as well.

 



 

 

ADULT PAINT NIGHT - SUMMER CANVAS - Wednesday, July 17, at 6 pm

The Spotted Canvas returns to the library with a fun adult paint night with a summer theme. All supplies, including a 20-inch canvas, will be provided. Limited to 20 participants, pre-registration is a must: RSVP HERE
 



THE KOOTZ IN CONCERT - Wednesday, July 31, at 7 pm

Come listen to a local favorite, the Kootz, and enjoy a healthy dose of their trademark "rock n' roll with fiber" with the classic sounds of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Birds, and other rock legends! RSVP HERE

 



CHESS CLUB FOR ALL AGES - Resumes in July - New dates TBA

All levels welcome! Whether you are a beginner, seasoned player, or just want to learn how to play chess, head over to the library for an hour of chess every other Thursday in our Quiet Room. For children, teens, and adults. 

 


 

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