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REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS ON OUR WEBSITE, OR CALL 973-226-8636.
MONDAY AFTERNOON MOVIE - Monday, September 27, at 1 pm
- Seating is limited to 20 guests - must RSVP on library website!
- Masks must be worn by unvaccinated guests
- No snacks will be served, but guests are welcome to bring their own snacks
Our series continues with On the Basis of Sex, the 2018 legal biographical drama based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. UPCOMING MOVIE SCHEDULE - CLICK ON MOVIE NAME TO RSVP
MINDFUL COLORING - Tuesday, September 28, at 1 pm
Escape the stress of every day life with some mindful coloring at the library! Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring, herbal tea, and meditative music. Limited to 10 participants. Unvaccinated guests must wear masks. Please sign up for each session you wish to attend.
GUIDED MEDITATION CLASS - Thursday, October 7, at 7 pm
Enjoy some personal time after a busy day with a virtual meditation session led by meditation guide Amy Rutledge, who is also an artist and actor. She has found meditation to be a helpful aid in the management of Lyme disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Her greatest passions are helping people and animals and sharing the benefits of meditating. RSVP for Zoom link here.
OTHER UPCOMING GUIDED MEDITATION SESSIONS: (ALL CLASSES START AT 7 PM ON ZOOM)
THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 21; NOVEMBER 4 & 18; DECEMBER 2, 16 & 30
FALL INTO FITNESS SERIES:
IYENGAR YOGA - Mondays at 7 pm through November 1
Certified Iyengar yoga instructor Colleen Fontes returns as part of our 8-week fall wellness series, Fall into Wellness. Iyengar is a traditional form of yoga that focuses on proper posture and alignment to help achieve various yoga poses and maximize their benefits. Virtual class via Zoom will run Mondays at 7 pm starting September 13 through November 1. Classes will be conducted on Zoom: CONNECT FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME
Colleen has over 20 years of experience teaching a wide range of students including athletes, dancers, children, university students, pregnant women, other yoga instructors, and more. She studied with the founder of Iyengar Yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar and established the Iyengar Yoga program at the YWCA of Bergen County.
FALL T'AI CHI CHIH - Tuesdays at 10:30 am through November 23
NO CLASS ON NOVEMBER 2, ELECTION DAY
Certified T'ai Chi Chih instructor Linda Sercarz will teach Fall T'ai Chi Chih on Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 am through November 23. There will be no class on Election Day, November 2. Fee is $100 for all 10 classes. For your safety, if you are unvaccinated, please wear a mask. Limited to 20 participants.
T'ai Chi Chih is not a martial art. This gentle exercise is based on ancient wellness principles from the Far East and is made up of 19 different moves and a single pose. All levels are welcome.
Linda, who is also a Reiki practitioner and certified HeartMath coach/mentor, has taught at the Montclair Adult School, JCC, Township of Millburn, Caldwell Community Center, and the Chatham Adult School, among other locations. To register for the fall session, please DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE or pick up a form from the library and follow the instructions. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor at 973-714-8650 or Sercarz@aol.com.
Classes will be conducted on Zoom: CONNECT FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME
A chair will be needed for seated exercises and to support standing exercises, so make sure you have a sturdy chair available before class. Light weights can be used, but are optional. You may substitute weights with water bottles or cans from your pantry.
FALL INTO FITNESS SERIES:
CHAIR YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS - Wednesdays through November 3, at 2 pm
Same class as the Chair Yoga we had back during our spring wellness session, this Arthritis Foundation class led by certified fitness instructor Colleen Fontes will incorporate light weights and resistance bands. Class takes place every Wednesday from September 15 to November 3 at 2 pm and will be conducted on Zoom: CONNECT TO CLASS FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME
"THE NEXT CHAPTER" GRIEF SUPPORT - Wednesday, October 6, 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. No RSVP needed. We ask that unvaccinated guests please wear masks.
OTHER UPCOMING MEETING DATES:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, NOVEMBER 3 & 17, DECEMBER 1 & 15
ATTENDEES WILL START TO GATHER BETWEEN 6:30 AND 7 PM,
MEETINGS OFFICIALLY BEGIN AT 7 PM
SPARK JOY PROGRAM - Wednesday, October 6 to Friday, October 8
SPARK JOY Q & A SESSION ON ZOOM - Thursday, October 7, at 7-7:15 pm
Our library has partnered with the libraries of Bergenfield, Glen Ridge, Glen Rock, Lodi, New Mildford, West Milford, and West Orange to present a Spark Joy program led by Shannon Huneycutt. During this pre-recorded 60-minute program, you will learn the KonMari philosophy and its guiding principles for effectively tidying your space and motivating you to "Spark Joy" in your home, office, and life in general.
REGISTER HERE FOR PROGRAM LINK - the presentation will be accessible starting at 7 am on Wednesday, October 6, through 7 am on Friday, October 8.
In addition, there will be an accompanying 15-MINUTE Zoom Q & A session with Shannon on Thursday, October 7, starting at 7 pm. During this session, participants can enter themselves for a chance to win their own three-hour virtual tidying session with Shannon, the founder of Spark Joy Charlotte and certified silver-level KonMari consultant trained by tidying expert Marie Kondo.
The author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo created the KonMari, an approach to decluttering and tidying that invloves keeping only beloved items that spark happiness.
CALLING NEW MEMBERS!
NEW BOOK CLUB "BOOK TALK" - Thursdays, October 14 & November 11, at 7 pm
Our second book club, Book Talk, kicks off on Thursday, October 14, at 7 pm with The Anthropocene Reviewed, a collection of personal essays by John Greene that capture the paradoxes of human nature as we face 21st century challenges. For the November 11 meeting, our discussion will focus on It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover, where past and present loves collide. Interested in joining? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Open to both Roseland and non-Roseland residents.